Opinion

Minnesota newspapers and their websites are valued for their readership and advertising results, according to a survey hot off the press. Results of a survey conducted by Scarborough researchers for the Minnesota Newspaper Association show that in almost every category of news and buying decisions, newspapers and their websites are the first choice for information. [...]

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To the editor: I know where the deer went. I chaired a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 17, where we ran down the process that led to our current deer woes in Central and East Central Minnesota. Thirty hunters in a 166-mile radius of St Francis met just after dusk, and we started the night with a [...]

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“I think it is vitally important to have the ‘Getting Prepared Report’ updated in 2014, given the push we did this legislative session to advance early college opportunities for all secondary students.” That’s what Rep. Carlos Mariani, DFL-St. Paul and chair of the Minnesota House K-12 Education Policy Committee, told me this week. State law [...]

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Local field trips for students are common, but not so much for teachers. But a Minnesota school recently took its teachers around neighborhoods they serve to help them understand more about their students and families. The ultimate goal is more student success. Many of the students at Academia Cesar Chavez, or their parents, come from [...]

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To the editor: A “thank you” to the Wright County Commissioners is in order for their approving the drafting of a resolution (which in turn, needs another Board vote to be enacted) that allows Corinna Township to assume full authority for shoreland planning and zoning in the township. Corinna Township has clearly met all state [...]

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