NEW PLATEAUS Beyond Politics
In China, I remember explaining the concept of campaigning to my adult English students. They laughed as I walked from one to the next, energetically shaking their hands and smiling. "See class? That'... Posted on 10/19/12 at 9:54 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Flood notes: State helps now and seeks money for later
State officials reaction to northeastern Minnesota floods is two-fold: provide immediate assistance and prepare groundwork for receiving federal funds.
State disaster officials flew over northeastern... Posted on 6/22/12 at 3:17 AM
HEALTH OUT LOUD! One man. In a box. For one month.
Let me see you move. Do ya know the jingle?It's from the do-groove commercial,with the guy dancing in the clinic waiting room.This campaign has now moved to a man-on-display at the Mall of America (MO... Posted on 4/11/11 at 3:33 PM
Are You Ready To Vote? Do you know who you’ll be voting for? Don’t panic. There’s still time to find out more about the candidates, the issues and how to vote. This handy Voter’s Guide is a good start. It’s filled with information about the candidates running for key contested positions.
As they campaign, presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney pretty much ignore rural-specific issues.
It is not that they lack a chance to talk about such issues. Some of the major swing states are heavy on agriculture, and candidates often stop there, with Iowa and Wisconsin two Midwestern cases in point.
Election Day is Tuesday, November 6 and most polling places in Douglas County will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The only exceptions are in Lund Township, where polls will open at 9 a.m. and Solem Township, which has a 10 a.m. opening.
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