Columns

Wed
14
Feb

Your Legal Rights: Your Legal Rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

Minnesota is a state with four seasons. When temperatures spike over 90 or dip below zero degrees, it can be crucial to keep the power on. And people count on electricity to fuel technology.

Mon
12
Feb

In Your Court: It’s In Your Court: What is gerrymandering?


Judge Steve Halsey

Within the past few weeks, two courts have declared certain congressional districts as so unfairly drawn by their state legislatures as to be unconstitutional “gerrymandering.” So what is gerrymandering?

Wed
07
Feb

MN Dept. of Commerce: Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders

Minnesota Department of Commerce

Wed
07
Feb

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - February 2018


submitted photo • Early childhood staff are key to successful events, such as Friday Family Fun Nights, because they interact with the children and model how to practice skills.

We have all heard the research about the importance of the early years of a child’s life, with extensive brain development occurring between birth and age 5.

Tue
06
Feb

BBB • 2018 Tax Tips

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Tue
06
Feb

New Orleans celebrates 300 years


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • New Orleans has such a high water table that people are buried in vaults above ground in the St. Louis Cemetery, which is more than 200 years old and may be home to ghosts. The city itself, founded by a Frenchman in 1718, celebrates its 300th anniversary this year.

Pamela O’Meara  

Review staff

 

Wed
31
Jan

MN Dept. of Commerce: Energy assistance can help Minnesotans who struggle to pay heating bills

Minnesota Department of Commerce


The past month’s extreme cold has once again reminded Minnesotans how important it is to keep our homes heated in winter for both safety and comfort.

Mon
29
Jan

District 4 County Commissioner: Dakota County update


Joe Atkins Dakota County Commissioner, District 4

Along with news about a record number of jobs in Dakota County, cleanup of a local dumpsite, and upgrades to our park and libraries, I have included a bit of history about how a Dakota County kid forever changed the NFL.

Mon
29
Jan

BBB • Top scams of 2017 named

Top Ten list based on reports from area consumers and business owners.

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Mon
29
Jan

Sax-Zim Bog: an unlikely frozen ‘hot spot’


Mary Lee Hagert photo • Evening grosbeaks flock to Mary Lou’s feeding station before noon most days in Sax-Zim Bog. There’s even a photographer’s blind on the property for up-close looks at the colorful birds.

Rare birds converge on this ‘Arctic Riveria’ each winter

 

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