To the editor: I routinely read three newspapers each day. The Wall Street Journal in print and the New York Times and the Star Tribune on the web and thus try to stay informed on various subjects. I am certainly not a political junkie but do read some of that content to keep current on [...]
Ever wonder about the financial details of a government contract with a private business? You know, the details that force you to foot the bill for the project as a taxpayer? Knowing how these contracts are crafted and performed and how taxpayer dollars are being spent are at the core of a bill that is awaiting Gov. Mark Dayton’s signature. But the bill, known as Senate File 1770, is in jeopardy of being sidetracked because of some late session maneuvers in the House.
Blood drive organizers say thank you To the editor: A huge thanks to all those who donated blood for the American Red Cross Feb. 12. Your patience was well rewarded in that with your blood donations we can save 124 lives. We appreciate your support of our annual blood drive. See you in 2015, same [...]
The report of Minnesota school students from low-income families being denied a hot school lunch raises a major question as to who is responsible for feeding hungry students in school. Clearly, the will of the people is that no student should go through the school day hungry. Most agree it is the responsibility of parents [...]
Greetings, Monticello. Each month there will be a board member participating in writing this article to keep you posted on what is going on in Monticello through its Chamber of Commerce. Here is a little update on what has been going with the Monticello Chamber of Commerce: In 2013, we had a whirlwind of a [...]