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Mon
15
Oct

District 4 County Commissioner: The Dakota County difference – City-county cooperation that saves money


Joe Atkins Dakota County Commissioner, District 4

Are you tired of elected officials who cannot seem to work together on anything? 

Fri
12
Oct

Need to curb high cost of prescription drugs


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

Americans spend more money on prescription drugs than people in any other country.

Fri
12
Oct

Connecting the dots, all these years later


Mary Lee Hagert

Traumatic memories still reverberate, even when one doesn’t realize it

 

Fri
12
Oct

It’s In Your Court: You are presumed innocent


Judge Steve Halsey

Over the past several months, there have been serious allegations of sexual harassment and criminal sexual conduct against many celebrities and politicians.

Fri
12
Oct

South Washington Watershed District celebrates 25 years of flood prevention and habitat restoration


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Three years ago, volunteers gathered in a wind-swept field on a rainy spring day to plant 3000 young oak trees for a future oak savanna.

Thu
11
Oct

Learning to care for your well and septic system can help to prevent catastrophe


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

During my sophomore year of high school, my mother and I moved into a new house on the edge of town.

Thu
11
Oct

Words from Wiger: Libraries rock!


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.”- Albert Einstein

 

Thu
11
Oct

How to support the troops without getting duped


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

Minnesota is home to more than 330,000 veterans and, according to a recent study, the third most generous state in the country for charitable donations.

Mon
08
Oct

As pollen seasons expand, so does the opportunity for patient education

Minnesota Department of Health

With the ragweed pollen season upon us, now is a good time for allergy sufferers to learn about steps they can take to keep allergies and asthma under control.

Tue
02
Oct

Senator John Marty: Public pressure can end ‘garbage bills’ at the Legislature


Senator John Marty District 66

The 989-page legislation vetoed by Gov. Dayton in May, was a “garbage bill.” It contained thousands of unrelated budget and policy provisions covering a vast range of issues. It lacked transparency and prevented accountability.

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