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
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF A Carrot Salad for a Veteran
In about 10 days, between 50 and 100 World War II veterans from the area will embark on a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorial to their wartime service and sacrifice.
I'm sure if my dad, Er... Posted on 4/7/09 at 3:23 AM
University of Iowa Press has just re-issued a book of poetry by Philip Levine, winner both the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book Award, and who served for a year as United States Poet Laureate.
Recently, the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation held its annual community luncheon in Spring Valley. Each year, we do this type of community visit to celebrate our accomplishments and to spend time visiting with our local partners.
Tim Penny President of Southern Minnesota Initiative Fund
, April 30, 2013
Three American presidents lead off this week’s roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries with what has already been written by these guys, but leave it to the scholars — they can always find a niche that’s unfilled.
I’m way behind in my coverage of the Scandinavian thriller surge in world publishing, not having even read a Stieg Larsson thriller, so I’ll try to make it up by reviewing a finely wrought thriller by first-time Swedish author Alexander Soderberg. It’s “The Andalucian Friend,” (Crown, $26), translated by Neil Smith.
Given the Wisconsin Legislature’s focus on economic development and encouraging job creation, our priorities continue to center on building upon last session’s improvements in our business climate. One proposal that is part of our jobs agenda is legislation to update and modernize Wisconsin’s laws relating to iron ore mining.
Whether hosting a roundtable discussion with the business community, touring a local manufacturing company, or visiting with constituents, I am continually reminded of Minnesotans’ concerns about the president’s health care law. Patients, doctors, health care providers, employers and workers share one common tenet when it comes to “ObamaCare”: It weakens health care for American families.
As I write this article I am listening to President Obama speak of the need for affordable college education for learners. He went so far as to mention students earning an Associate’s Degree simultaneously to earning their high school diploma.
Beth Borgen, Red Wing High School principal
, February 27, 2013
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