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Confessions and pointers of a luxury hotel employee
Heads up! We've got a book about heads this week, "Heads in Beds," by Jacob Tomsky (Doubleday, $25.95). But first a brief dissertation on what...
January 17, 2013 - 8:04am
January 15, 2013
Column: Tax hikes would cost jobs, wreck budgets
Even our most liberal Minnesotans will have a hard time disputing this statement: thanks to Republican-led leadership over the past two years, Minnesota's future budget outlook has improved tremendously. Let's review the facts. What was once a projected $6.2 billion budget deficit...
January 15, 2013 - 3:00pm
January 11, 2013
Book Report: Railway images take me down the tracks
I often receive books that make me think of old friends and relatives no longer here to enjoy them. Whenever I receive a book by Jerry Apps,...
January 11, 2013 - 9:04am
January 8, 2013
Column: SMIF will focus on jobs, opportunities in 2013
Here at Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, during the past year we highlighted our work in early childhood development. It was an exciting year of partnerships, growth, and progress as we watched our dollars at work in the lives of young children. In 2013, we will spend...
January 8, 2013 - 3:47pm
December 28, 2012
Book Report: Minnesota writers shine bright
"Thirty Rooms to Hide In," by Luke Longstreet Sullivan (University of Minnesota Press, $24.95) has a subtitle that sort of grabs you: "Insanity,...
December 28, 2012 - 4:14pm
December 13, 2012
Column: Land-use offices expect another busy year
It is that time of year to jingle your bells and ride your sleigh. It is also a time to reflect about the past year and prepare for the next year. I go through my office and tidy up my desk, book shelves, and tables. Things get dusted, filed, or passed on to someone else. Furniture...
December 13, 2012 - 5:00pm
December 11, 2012
Column: Children discover that Reading Rocks!
I visited Rosa Parks Elementary School's preschool classroom in Mankato, Minn., for a Reading Rocks! Day in November. Reading Rocks!
December 11, 2012 - 12:00pm
December 5, 2012
Column: Help everyday Minnesotans help needy kids
A record 247 million people around the country shopped during the recent Thanksgiving weekend's "Black Friday" sales, spending more than $11 billion. In Minnesota, more than 200,000 shoppers were expected to visit the Mall of America with hopes of finding the "perfect" gifts for friends...
December 5, 2012 - 6:00pm
December 3, 2012
Column: Partnerships help adults acquire job skills
Sixty percent of adults in the United States face at least one educational barrier to obtaining a job in today's economy. These potential and current workers are non-high school graduates, low-skilled graduates or have limited English proficiency. In 1950, 80 percent of U.S. jobs...
December 3, 2012 - 3:58pm
November 17, 2012
Column: Put citizens back to work: Invest in the future
This fall, with our economy slowly improving and creating good-paying, high-skilled jobs, many Minnesota manufacturers face an emerging challenge: They cannot find employees with the right skills to fill those jobs. The challenge reminds us that in this increasingly competitive...
November 17, 2012 - 6:00pm
Column: Public has a right to public data
Minnesota Statute 13.43 spells out what government personnel data is public. The long list includes name, identification number, salary, salary range, terms of employment, contract fees, pension, value and nature of paid fringe benefits, expense reimbursement and even payroll time...
November 17, 2012 - 1:05pm
November 16, 2012
Book Report: These tales are close to home
Today let us begin with two very productive upper Midwestern writers who continue to write about our neighborhoods with relish and sometimes...
November 16, 2012 - 9:03am
November 14, 2012
Column: Veterans should tap into earned benefits
Here in Goodhue County we have again successfully completed another national election and capped it off with by annually honoring all veterans for their service to our country. Here in the county we have over 4,200 veterans from 18 years old to 100 years old who have stepped up...
November 14, 2012 - 8:43pm
November 1, 2012
Column: A few things to know before the school vote
The Nov. 6 election will feature three important funding questions for the Red Wing School District. Due to required legal language, the questions may appear confusing, and you certainly will wonder if it will affect your property taxes. In this column, I hope to explain some of...
November 1, 2012 - 8:00am
October 25, 2012
Not all is "buono" in Italia
My wife and I love to travel to Italy.
October 25, 2012 - 3:37pm