Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders convened in January with a common goal of “progress for Minnesotans on education, job creation and better government.” Four months later, the Legislature’s adjournment left more questions than achievements.
Few could have predicted that Amy Klobuchar, who just entered her second term as U.S. senator from Minnesota, already would be seen as a viable choice for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president.
Public opinion has been escalating against Monsanto, and today at 1 p.m. there’s a chance to add your voice. There will be a demonstration at Lake Avenue and Superior Street.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota must think we are all a bunch of mushrooms up here in Duluth.
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The May 14 letter, “Marriage debate wasn’t about love,” was, no doubt, heartfelt. But it unfortunately contained some errors of fact.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to educate the public about serious mental illness such as major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder and others.
The past four months I had the honor of doing a public policy and community organizing internship with CHUM, or Churches United in Ministry. The state of community organizing today is anything but simple.
So many news stories of a similar nature to the May 17 article about a Super One employee charged with theft are sad to read. But why did this story have to include the name of the accused’s father?
In my opinion, Gov. Mark Dayton and the liberals are more for the love of the world and love of more votes than they are for the love of God.
When our veterans signed up to serve, there wasn’t a waiting line, and there shouldn’t be a waiting line here in the United States when they return. Not for a job, a home, or an education, and certainly not for the health care they’ve earned.
As Enbridge asks the state Public Utilities Commission to increase the allowable volume in its Alberta Clipper pipeline, northern Minnesota might want to take notice. The current flow is 440,000 barrels per day. Enbridge is submitting permit applications to increase that flow to 570,000 barrels and, eventually to 800,000 barrels a day.
With a full day to digest and decompress, winners and losers from this year’s session of the Minnesota Legislature are becoming clearer.
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