PEACE GARDEN MAMA II meaningful mondays: exploring joy
[So that I can share my weekly faith columns that run in our daily newspaper, Meaningful Mondays will be a duplication of those essays, published Saturdays in The Forum and reprinted here with permiss... Posted on 1/21/13 at 1:08 AM
CONFESSIONS OF A (FORMER) FAT GIRL Here's what he said...
My husband, Al, who is the editor of the Echo Press newspaper, wrote about his experience running the half-marathon in Las Vegas. The story, along with a picture of him running the race, ran in the Op... Posted on 1/20/13 at 4:10 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Today's Ask Your Government
Can gays legally be fired in North Dakota just because they are gay? Someone said that a person can be fired just for that reason, and I just find it hard to believe.
Fargo... Posted on 8/25/12 at 6:52 PM
JIMMY JABBER Flood proved worth of electronic media
Duluth was treated to Mother Natures softer side during Grandmas Marathon weekend so much so that the News Tribune pointed it out in the headline of a follow-up story Monday.
What she brought out ... Posted on 6/24/12 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Stadium backers don't believe everything they read
Dont believe everything you read, especially in sports blogs and columns about government issues.
That is what some Minnesota politicians say after dealing with Vikings stadium issues for months, or ... Posted on 4/23/12 at 3:13 AM
We are proud of the work the Legislature accomplished to equitably lower tax rates for all individuals and businesses of our great state. We created the economic success together, and we share it together.
A common principle of a free society is that the government should stay out of a person’s bedroom. After all, what happens behind those doors is not a governmental interest, and true freedom requires that any person be free of governmental interference in that regard.
This week, we scored a major victory for the people who live and work throughout the Missouri River basin. The U.S. Senate passed the States’ Water Rights Act, legislation I introduced and attached to the Water Resources Development Act to bar the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from charging a storage fee for water drawn from the Missouri River reservoirs.
“The Minnesota Capitol has reached a tipping point,” the Minnesota Capitol Preservation Commission reported.
The building is deteriorating so rapidly that either major repairs get started within one to two years, or the historic structure will be impossible to preserve — and Minnesota may have to start thinking about replacing it.
Now that the North Dakota Legislature has closed its record-setting, 80-day 63rd Assembly, I’d like to review the apparent lack of concern shown by the super-majority Republicans for a number of public health issues.
I joined Mitch Haaby of Roseau, Minn., earlier this month for a story about collecting antler sheds. My goal wasn’t to write a “how-to” or “where-to” story about hunting for fallen antlers — enough people are scouring the woods already — but instead to tell a story about Haaby’s passion for deer hunting and how collecting antler sheds helps prepare him for hunting season.
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