STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Divide remains between rural Republicans, House leaders
By Danielle Killey
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy and Rep. Paul Marquart stood side-by-side Tuesday introducing House Democrats education funding plan.
Murphy, DFL-St. Paul, praised Marquarts work... Posted on 4/29/13 at 10:25 AM
HEALTHBEAT Need health care, will travel
There's a perception that if you live in a rural community, you have less access to health care.
But this assumption may not be entirely true, as a recent study by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tenne... Posted on 10/17/12 at 3:42 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Old-School China = Bone-Breaking Pressure
In China around 1000 years ago, a unique trend began in the area of fashion, custom, and duty. Parents started to tightly wrap the feet of their young daughters so the feet wouldn't grow large. This b... Posted on 8/4/12 at 8:29 AM
NEW PLATEAUS From Educating to Exploring
My teaching term is complete. I'm a freer man and with some money saved can travel around this great, huge country of China. Time to kick this blog into travelogue mode: New Plateaus' Central China ... Posted on 7/3/11 at 11:57 AM
USDA Rural Development is encouraging rural communities looking to upgrade water, sewer and storm water infrastructure to contact their local Rural Development office and begin the application process.
Charter Cable and Rural Media Group, Inc. report that RFD-TV, the 24-hour television network dedicated to serving the needs and interests of rural America, is now available on Charter digital channel 138 throughout Minnesota.
It wasn’t that long ago that Val Jerzak needed some help.
Just divorced, the then newly single mother of four had to find a job to support her family.
But with scant previous experience, her prospects were grim.
AIDS hasn’t gone away.
It killed an estimated 17,000 people across the nation last year and has killed about 566,000 in the U.S. since it began. (These are corrected numbers from an earlier version of this story.)
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