Viewpoints

Wed
25
Jan

Letter: Commerce Park site unfit for housing

To the Editor:

The proposed apartments in North St. Paul on the Commerce Park site is downwind and within 300 feet of Highway 36 which carries about 40,000 cars a day.

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!

Wed
18
Jan

Finding the Truth

Judge Steve Halsey
Wright County District Court

The New Year brings the start of one of the best extracurricular activities for high school students in Minnesota, the Mock Trial program sponsored by the Minnesota State Bar Association. A dedicated MSBA committee of judges, lawyers, and other citizens formulate a set of facts and a problem that is studied and rehearsed by high school students and their coaches for many months for pretend trials with competing teams. It could be a criminal case, like the infamous Congdon murder in Duluth, or a traffic accident in which someone was killed, or the discipline of a student for a “spoofing” video mocking the principal. 

Tue
17
Jan

Letter: Page for Kaler at the ‘U’

To the Editor:

 

Tue
17
Jan

Getting Healthy in the New Year

BBB tips on joining a gym

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

 

Sun
15
Jan

Letter: Franke feeling optimistic after first week as legislator

To the editor:

 

Wed
11
Jan

Letter: Minnesotans await action on important issues

To the Editor:

 

Wed
11
Jan

DNR Q & A: Training to operate snowmobile

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:

Q. With snow finally in the air, folks are getting ready to ride their snowmobiles. What training is required to legally operate a snowmobile?

Wed
11
Jan

3M moves to Maplewood


Between December 1952 and October 1953, 3M purchased five parcels of land from families in New Canada. The first research laboratory building at the 3M Center was completed in 1955 and the first headquarters building was opened in 1962.

Bob Jensen

Maplewood Area Historical Society president

 

Wed
11
Jan

Keeping hope alive in 2017

State Sen. Chuck Wiger
District 43

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’...”  ― Alfred Tennyson

 

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