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 COMPASS POINTS Conservation groups generally support House Farm Bill version
So far, so good is the word from conservation groups in response to the U.S. House of Representatives version of the Farm Bill.
The House Agriculture Committee completed markup of its version of the ... Posted on 7/12/12 at 10:04 AM
STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD Weekend Baking: Scandinavian Almond Strawberry Shortcake Bites
A Scandinavian Almond Cake pan has been tucked into my cupboard for several years. I remember tasting the sweet cake with texture of buttery pound cake and fragrant with almond at a friend's house. Sh... Posted on 7/15/11 at 7:35 AM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Inside a Dark House
Yesterday Far Guy, Chance and I tagged along with my brother, Jody( the one that lives next door) down to his dark house. He was opening up the hole..in preparation for our brother Carey's ... Posted on 1/22/10 at 4:49 AM
The first week of June saw a flurry of activity as local builders and subcontractors helped Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) build two homes in five days. This week, one of these homes, the Holloway family’s, will be dedicated.
Celebrate “Adult Day Services Week” with Bethany Community’s Day Services.
There will be an open house on Friday, September 23 from 1:30 to 3 p.m., located in the Adult Day Services room in the lower level of Winona Shores Apartments, 1010 Lark Street, Alexandria.
The loss still hasn’t sunk in for the James and Connie Lawrie family of Alexandria.
They lost practically everything they owned in an early morning fire Sunday – their house at 1320 Bryant Street and their personal belongings.
But what is sinking in is the amazing generosity from the community.
It was smiles and bigger smiles today as Minnesota's 201 legislators took their oaths of office, hiding the overriding fact of the new legislative session featuring the most drastic change in state leadership in decades as Republicans took control of the House and Senate for the first time in 40 years.
Three candidates running for an open House District 11B seat and two vying for the District 11 Senate post tackled topics like taxes, the budget, local government aid (LGA) and economic development Wednesday night.
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