Columns

Wed
08
Feb

What are “Executive Orders”?

Judge Steve Halsey
Wright County District Court

One of the issues in the 2016 Presidential campaign was the use of executive orders by then President Obama. An executive order is loosely defined in the dictionary as an order from the President or a federal government agency which has the force of law. In the first 10 days in office, President Trump has issued a number of executive orders. 

Wed
08
Feb

Carver Lake: a one-room school


Carver Lake School in 1934.

Bob Jensen

Maplewood Area Historical Society President

 

Tue
07
Feb

Elected officials call for support of new Rice Bridge at I-694


Efforts continue to replace the Rice Street bridge at Interstate 694, which was built in 1958.

For those of us in the northern suburbs, the dysfunctionality of the Rice Street bridge over Interstate 694 is something we have wrestled with for decades.

Sun
05
Feb

The changing face of outdoor recreation and environmental protection


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

After 15 years as a nature and wildlife photographer, Dudley Edmondson had photographed mountains and valleys, fuzzy baby bears clinging to tree trunks, and brightly colored orioles perched in branches.

Sun
29
Jan

Letter: New Republican legislator looks back on first month

To the editor,

 

Sun
29
Jan

Letter: Dr. Ramlow ‘saved my life’

To the editor,

 

On Jan. 12, 2017, Dr. Ralph Ramlow passed away at age 90 in his retirement town in Arizona. 

Sun
29
Jan

Letter: House GOP vote to forego covering cancer

To the editor,

 

Sun
29
Jan

Better Business Bureau Tax Season Tips

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

 

Sun
29
Jan

Your Legal Rights: How to Spot Malicious Emails

Lori Swanson
Minnesota Attorney General

Spammers send out billions of spam messages every day. These messages often get flagged by spam filters, and many users routinely discard these annoying messages on a regular basis. Malicious emails can still get by even the most advanced spam filter systems, however. It is these malicious emails that you should be concerned about. 

Wed
25
Jan

Monthly highlight from School District 622


Former players, coaches and referees gathered for a photo with Tartan basketball coach Mark Klingsborn, left center, before the tip-off of the boys basketball home opener.

Christine Osorio — Superintendent 

Recently, Tartan High School celebrated an exciting event to recognize the achievements of longtime basketball coach Mark Klingsborn, who is better known to students as “Coach K.”

Hundreds of fans filled the stands at the Tartan boys basketball home opener. Coach K was honored for his induction into the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Former players, coaches and referees gathered for a photo with the coach before the tip-off. He also celebrated his 500th career win!

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