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September 18, 2015
Column: Payoff from Legislature’s investment in education begins now
Classrooms across Minnesota are once again open for business, making this the perfect opportunity to discuss a few of the accomplishments for K-12 education during the 2015 legislative session. Most school administrators I’ve spoken with are pleased with the historic investment...
September 18, 2015 - 7:25am
September 16, 2015
Column: Kids will make gains as food programs grow
The end of summer marks the end of another successful Summer Food Service Program for Red Wing Public Schools. With the help of many volunteers (543 total volunteer hours) throughout the local community and vended meals from Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, RWPS was able to...
September 16, 2015 - 7:24am
September 3, 2015
Column: Recognize evil, hold fast to truth and justice
By Michael Hayes Red Wing The government was gridlocked. With the nation in desperate need of clear, strong leadership, the politicians each felt so certain of his political position that compromise was equated with cowardice. They became devoted not so much toward helping the...
September 3, 2015 - 12:27pm
August 21, 2015
Column: Farmers have a strong crop taking shape
Driving throughout southeastern Minnesota this summer visiting school boards and city councils, connecting with constituents, or taking part in community festivals, one thing is clear: Minnesota ag land is in the midst of perhaps its best growing season ever. As we enter summer’s...
August 21, 2015 - 11:00am
August 20, 2015
Column: Beyond the blue signs
In the initial months and even first year following Mayo Clinic Health System’s acquisition of Fairview Red Wing, we would occasionally be asked by patients and community members: “What’s different besides the new signs?” Although it may not have been immediately apparent,...
August 20, 2015 - 11:00am
August 12, 2015
Column: Transportation changes aim to improve service for students and families
As the calendar turns to August, many of us are looking ahead to the start of the new school year. One important aspect of my job as superintendent is making sure all students get to and from school safely and efficiently. Transportation affects, above all, our children’s safety,...
August 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
June 23, 2015
Column: Session puts Minnesota in strong position
Last Friday’s special session concluded the Legislature’s official work for 2015. Although both the Senate and House agreed to and passed their budget bills on time back on May 18, Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of three significant budget bills led to continued negotiations and a...
June 23, 2015 - 11:00am
June 19, 2015
Column: Insisting on gas tax dooms long-term road funding
Following a one- day special session, the 2015 legislative session has finally come to a close. While a number of good provisions for greater Minnesota have been or will soon be signed into law, I remain extremely disappointed in a lost opportunity to improve the way we fund our road...
June 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 7, 2015
Column: Local schools will build on productive year
During the yearly challenges that come about each spring in schools, it was refreshing to speak recently with a community leader about the school district. She asked, “What is the school district really good at, and what are some of your challenges and opportunities?” At first,...
May 7, 2015 - 11:00am
April 29, 2015
Commentary: Early learning scholarships serve kids well
When it comes to early childhood, especially when focusing on low-income children, there is no one magical answer to solving issues of access, quality, and ending educational and economic disparities. It’s not universal pre-k, it’s not fully funding child care assistance, it’s...
April 29, 2015 - 1:17pm
April 15, 2015
Column: Stem the tide against Alzheimer’s disease
Many of us know a loved one who has faced Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a wrenching experience-watching them slowly slip away, trying to be a source of comfort and companionship, even as a cure remains painfully out of reach. Alzheimer’s has come to be known as the “long goodbye,”...
April 15, 2015 - 5:49pm
Letter: Many people are at work on local sun power
By Pat Tieskoetter Red Wing Sun power is hard at work in the Red Wing area. This is evident not just in the quick warming in mid-March, but in its generating power that’s working in the city’s infrastructure right now. And it’s possible that soon the citizens of Red Wing...
April 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
April 8, 2015
Livingstone puts down his pen
Craig Livingstone joked that when his wife saw him staring out the window he had a hard time convincing her he was working. Sometimes the part-time editorial cartoonist found his best inspiration is right in his own backyard, which worked out quite nicely for his local newspaper. Livingstone...
April 8, 2015 - 1:00pm
April 3, 2015
Column: We have so much to do
For those of you that do not know me, I was born and lived in the Red Wing area my whole life. I am a proud graduate of the Red Wing High School class of 1973. I did not attend college. I owned and managed a successful business in the community since I was 20 years old. I semi-retired...
April 3, 2015 - 4:00pm
Column: Congress makes progress on a good IDEA
Whenever I bring up Washington’s role in funding special education with my colleagues, I receive an identical response. Regardless if they are a Republican or a Democrat, member of the U.S. House or U.S. Senate, virtually all agree Congress needs to do more to fulfill its promise...
April 3, 2015 - 1:00pm