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Sun
17
Apr

Does unwanted mail flood your mailbox?

Lori Swanson
Minnesota Attorney General

If you receive unwanted mail, you are not alone.  Many people are bombarded by junk mail—ranging from credit card offers to catalogues to charitable solicitations.  Persistent junk mail can inundate mailboxes and become a hassle to dispose of.  So why is it so difficult to stop unwanted mail?

Wed
13
Apr

A chat about scat


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Are you four years old? Forty-four years old? Do you like to talk about poop? Come on, admit it. Poop is a little bit funny isn’t it? 

Wed
13
Apr

Letter: ‘Let’s support’ Isaacson for the Senate

To the Editor:

 

Wed
13
Apr

Miranda Warnings

From the Bench

“You have the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used against you . . .” So begins the famous “Miranda Warnings” that so many of us first learned about while watching TV shows growing up. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision, “Miranda vs. Arizona,” which has forever changed the way law enforcement handles custodial interrogations.

Wed
13
Apr

Historic Fires in Maplewood


Black smoke billowed out of the Gem Department Store when the paint department caught fire in 1967. (courtesy of Maplewood Area Historical Society)

Nicole DeGuzman

Maplewood Area Historical Society Executive Director

 

Tue
12
Apr

ISD 623 plans for the future


Superintendent Dr. Aldo Sicoli Roseville Area Schools

It is great to be in a community that values education so highly. Roseville Area Schools is currently engaging in strategic planning and facilities planning and welcomes community engagement in these processes.   

 

Tue
12
Apr

Shady job offer targets area college students

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

 

Sun
10
Apr

Letter: Raising Parkinson’s awareness

To the Editor:

 

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder. 

Sun
10
Apr

Letter: Join your district council

To the Editor:

 

Sun
10
Apr

BBB tips on navigating the funeral process

FTC Funeral Rule requires itemized prices

At an average cost between $7,000 and $10,000, funerals are one of the more expensive arrangements people make. During such an emotionally charged time, loved ones or caretakers of the deceased can get lost in the details and expenses involved with planning a funeral. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota offers some direction for navigating the funeral process. 

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