Opinion
I’m a sucker for irony. But not the fake Alanis Morissette kind – I’m talking getting a flat tire on your way to the auto shop or a traffic cop receiving a parking ticket – I can’t help but giggle just thinking about it. But how do you all feel about the fact that now [...]...Read More
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GUEST COLUMN: Many of you have seen print and television coverage of an ongoing multi-state measles outbreak linked to Disneyland in California. From Jan. 1 to Feb. 13, 141 people from 17 states were reported to have measles....Read More
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By Jim McDonough Jr. Guest Columnist As a fledgling community theater in 2010, The Park Theater Co. in St. Louis Park decided to produce “Axel and His Dog” by Don Stolz. Don generously provided a copy of the original script along with actual props to be used in our production. He attende...Read More
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To the Editor: We’ve all seen the news that Gov. Mark Dayton handed out double-digit taxpayer-funded pay raises to members of his cabinet. Most of his cabinet members were already earning a six-figure public salary. The pay raises range from 19 percent to 58 percent. One of the governor’s appoin...Read More
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by Tom Casey Guest Columnist Deflating the spirit of volunteerism, the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board of Managers recently decided not to reappoint Citizens Advisory Committee members Susan Diaz-Rydstrand, Lee Keeley, and myself to serve another one-year term. This decision has no preceden...Read More
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Well, folks, it’s been a year. I have been traipsing through your community for an entire 365 days now, and I bet I’m not the only one who will say that time flies. I don’t know all of you personally, but I think it’s safe to say none of us were bored this past year. [...]...Read More
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Would you like to know some insider secrets about local government and learn how things really work at City Hall, the sheriff’s office, at the county level or at the FBI? Well, there may not be an app for that – but there is an academy. Each of these governmental units periodically offers citize...Read More
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