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Wed
16
May

Rep. JoAnn Ward: Minnesotans deserve common-sense gun safety measures


State Rep. JoAnn Ward, District 53A

One of the most humbling things about serving as a state legislator has been listening to residents of our community and state about what keeps them up at night, their hopes for the future and what they value about living in Minnesota.

Wed
16
May

Words from Wiger: Tax conformity needed


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

The issue of conforming state taxes with the changes in federal taxes is front and center at the Legislature. 

The burning question is: who benefits most from the changes? First, a little history. 

Tue
15
May

BBB: Advice for a safe and secure move

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Wed
09
May

It’s in Your Court: Thank you, jurors


Judge Steve Halsey

In May we celebrate Juror Appreciation Week in Minnesota’s courts. Judges and court administrators are keenly aware of the additional financial stresses that may accompany jury duty.

Wed
09
May

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - May 2018

Exciting changes are ahead for District 622.

Mon
07
May

BBB: Top 10 things to do when hiring a contractor

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Fri
27
Apr

Words from Wiger: Urgent need for student mental health support


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support.” — Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge

Tue
24
Apr

Your Legal Rights: Motor Vehicle Warranties


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

It is a common occurrence: people receive a mailing claiming that a car’s warranty is expired. The mailer lists the make, model, and year of the car, leading people to believe the mailing is an official notice from their manufacturer or dealer.

Mon
23
Apr

SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill


Tim Leslie, Dakota County sheriff

Most people don’t have to look very far to find someone they know who has a mental illness. I’m no different. When my father returned from the Korean War, my mother said he had changed. He seemed somewhat lost and distant, a little off.

Mon
23
Apr

It’s in Your Court: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month


Judge Steve Halsey

There has been a dramatic increase in cases which involve allegations of abuse and neglect of children in Minnesota in the past few years.

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