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02
Apr

Legislative Update from Sen. Matt Klein (DFL/Dist. 52) - April 2018


Senator Matt Klein (DFL/District 52)

In recent weeks, the big story at our state capitol has been about school safety and gun violence.

Wed
28
Mar

BBB • Watch out for cellphone porting scam

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Wed
28
Mar

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - April 2018


courtesy of School District 622 • Pictured left to right in the front row are Bill Halbrehder, Mike Boland, Becky Neve, Superintendent Christine Osorio and State Rep. Leon Lillie. Pictured in the back row are Brad Martinson, Randy Anderson, Michelle Yener, Greg Nelson, State Sen. Chuck Wiger and Caleb Anderson.

On March 3, elected officials, members of the community, and district leaders gathered at Polar Ice Arena, 2444 11th Ave. N., for a unique rededication ceremony. 

Fri
23
Mar

BBB • Don’t get burned in a hot solar market

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

 

Mon
19
Mar

In Your Court: Beware of phone and text scams


Judge Steve Halsey

You are probably like me in being upset with the daily barrage of robo-calls and text messages from telemarketing companies. One recent scam is the “neighbor spoofing” scam.

Wed
14
Mar

Words from Wiger: Keeping everyone safe at school


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“Safety and security don’t just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear.” - Nelson Mandela

 

Mon
12
Mar

Legislative Update from Sen. Foung Hawj - March 2018


Sen. Foung Hawj - District 67

The 2018 legislative session began two weeks ago on Feb. 20, giving state lawmakers a new opportunity to improve Minnesotans’ quality of life.

Mon
12
Mar

In Your Court: What is the power behind a subpoena?


Judge Steve Halsey

Frequently we hear in the news that a public official, a private citizen or a journalist has been served with a subpoena by a government agency or prosecutor. What is a subpoena and why is it seemingly so powerful?

Mon
12
Mar

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - March 2018


submitted photo • Several schools in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District celebrated National African American Parent Involvement Day over the week of Feb. 12. Events included educational games, classroom visits, presentations and a group dinner.

Research shows that students achieve greater academic success when parents feel connected with their child’s school.

Sun
11
Mar

A day when I was in the grip of terror


Mary Lee Hagert

When I first heard the news of a mass shooting at a school on Feb. 14, I felt a familiar sense of unease. “Please,” I thought, “don’t let it be at the universities where my sons are students.”

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