There is an old story that most of us may have heard before yet is worthy of repeating. A young boy was walking along a beach where many starfish had washed up on the sand. As he walked he saw some in the water, they were fine. Other starfish were at the water's edge.
Xcel Energy reminds its Minnesota residential customers who may have trouble paying energy bills the Cold Weather Rule is in place to help protect them from service disconnection during the winter - as long as they take a few steps to ensure that protection.
We all grew up with the three R's of reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic. These have served us well for decades. However, there are a lot of changes in society and schools today that are making us rethink our focus for education for the 21st century.
Dakota County Commissioner Will Branning was named one of six economic and workforce development visionaries by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development at the 11th annual Minnesota Development Conference in St. Paul.