The holidays are past. Some are looking back with thanksgiving, others are looking forward with mixed emotions. As in past years, we had a great Christmas Eve with all five children and most of our grandchildren and great-grandchildren at our house. Winter has been good to the meteorologists.
The budget recently released by Governor Pawlenty will be a good start to our budget discussions. It included funds for many important items including the development of renewable energy in Minnesota, an item which I have worked on for several years.
Sophia Anne Davidson is competing with the Hamline University women's hockey team during the 2006-07 season. Davidson, a graduate of Johnson High School, is the daughter of Teresa Davidson of Hazelwood St.
Rep. John Lesch (DFL - 66A - St. Paul) announced that he has been elected Chair of the St. Paul Delegation in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Lesch said that as Chair he would work to reverse cuts to local government aid and promised a close working relationship with St.
The city of St. Paul is seeking nominations of an outstanding city employee to be selected as the 15th recipient of the Karl Neid Community Involvement Award. This award was established in 1993 to honor the late Karl Neid, who was both a city employee and a Council member. Neid, a lifelong St.