STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Higher ed OK'd
By Danielle Killey
Minnesota representatives approved increasing by $150 million spending on state colleges and universities.
Higher education, perhaps more than any other area, has been neglected f... Posted on 4/25/13 at 6:38 PM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Online Resources for Teaching about 9/11
Here are some online resources for teaching about 9/11 from Thinkfinity, the Verizon Foundation and Parade Classroom.
September 11, 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers ... Posted on 9/6/11 at 8:00 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II mama mondays: a chat with 911 fire chief this morning!
Before I get to the important stuff, a few kid quotes to start off the week with a smile.
Heard recently via Nick, age 4:
"Mom, know what makes me mad about Skittles... Posted on 1/31/10 at 3:56 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Never Forget : 911 Memorial
Eight years ago, I was in North Dakota helping our daughter Jen with her newborn son Adam. Trica called us and said turn on the TV, she was living in a suburb of Chicago at the time. Far Guy was at ho... Posted on 9/11/09 at 3:31 AM
An Ohio woman spent three days in jail for calling the 911 emergency line five times seeking a husband. The dispatcher was flabbergasted by the requests and asked Audrey Scott, of Alliance, "You need to get a husband?" The 57-year-old Scott responded, "Yes."
According to a Tyler police statement, several officers sped to the northwest Tyler location with lights flashing and sirens screaming. They found Johnson, who allegedly told them the homicide was a ruse to get a quicker response to what his real beef was, a simple assault complaint.
The Minnesota State Patrol announced to its employees Wednesday and publicly confirmed Thursday that Duluth and Rochester will join Roseville as the patrol’s three consolidated 911 call centers in the state — replacing centers in Thief River Falls, Detroit Lakes, Virginia, Brainerd, Marshall, Mankato and St. Cloud.
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