The Department of Natural Resources has some deeply entrenched ideas concerning a deer-feeding program, and to get the DNR to understand and appreciate the public consensus on this matter is like trying to push a logging chain (“Emergency deer feeding could begin this week across Northland,” March 2).
With the Minnesota legislative session under way, we are hearing what seems to be Sen. Roger Reinert’s main goal: making it legal to purchase liquor on Sundays and some holidays (“Reinert tries ‘baby steps’ for Sunday liquor sales,” March 7).
A Feb. 21 letter argued weather is not climate (“Cold weather doesn’t disprove climate change”). But climate is defined as “weather averaged over a period of time,” so the weather this year, by definition, must be included.
When President Barack Obama raised the minimum wage by executive order, Republicans labeled him an imperialist, by definition a ruling emperor who exercises greater power than the law allows. Executive orders are granted in Article II, sections I and III of the Constitution to help the executive branch carry out mandated duties and take care that all laws are faithfully executed.
Amid the many articles I’ve read about our latest snowstorm and the return of the dreaded polar vortex, I was pleased to see an uplifting article about the Angels for a Cause fundraising event in Duluth (“Snow-angel event in Duluth aims to raise money to help homeless people,” Feb. 25).
I live in a neighborhood with many houses being rented by students attending the University of Minnesota Duluth and College of St. Scholastica. It has been my observation that these colleges could do a great service for students, something to help them begin their college life on their own, away from their doting parents who obviously supplied them with sheltered parking and/or snow removal all the while they were growing up.
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