Sen. Chuck Wiger

State Sen. Chuck Wiger
District 43

Tue
14
Nov

Keeping your information safe


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“It is preferable to be cautious in one’s choices and actions than to act recklessly and suffer afterwads.”

— English proverb

 

Tue
31
Oct

Honoring sacrifice and courage on Veterans Day


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave,”

— Elmer Davis

 

Tue
26
Sep

Enjoy the great outdoors


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.”

– Author John Burroughs

 

Being outside makes your spirits rise.

Tue
25
Jul

National Night Out


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”

Mother Teresa

 

Tue
09
May

Make every day Earth Day


The April 22 Earth Day Celebration at the Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville was well-attended. Gwen Willems, a Supervisor with the Ramsey Conservation District, argues caring about the Earth need not be limited to one day a year.

Gwen Willems

Supervisor with the Ramsey Conservation District

Tue
25
Apr

Raising water awareness

State Sen. Chuck Wiger
District 43

““Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” – W.H. Auden

Wed
11
Jan

Keeping hope alive in 2017

State Sen. Chuck Wiger
District 43

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’...”  ― Alfred Tennyson

 

Wed
23
Nov

Giving thanks in Minnesota

State Sen. Chuck Wiger
District 43

“The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving,” — H.U. Westermayer

Wed
13
Jan

Martin Luther King Jr. Day; a reminder of respect and tolerance

State Sen. Chuck Wiger
District 43

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wed
23
Dec

Creating a better student testing system in Minnesota

State Sen. Chuck Wiger
District 43

The issue of too much student testing has recently come under a spotlight, both in Minnesota and across the country. We know that testing is important, but there are several issues under fire in the current discussion. First, how much time should be dedicated to preparing for and taking tests. Secondly, what kind of learning is being assessed. This column lays out the issues under consideration in Minnesota, and how decisions being made on the federal level have a direct impact on our students here at home.

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