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Wed
24
Apr

To drivers: As spring warmth comes on, please chill out

Last week on one of the first fully nice days of the year, I thought I’d do a little walking on Seventh Avenue in North St. Paul.

Mon
15
Apr

Lowering insulin prices can be a matter of life and death for thousands of Minnesotans

At a recent rally on the steps of the state Capitol, dozens of Minnesotans braved freezing winter temperatures to speak out for themselves and for the millions of other Americans with diabetes who find themselves in a life-and-death struggle to af

Mon
08
Apr

Sure signs of spring in Dakota County: Baseball, construction and mosquitoes

When I started writing this column, the Minnesota Twins were on TV beating Cleveland in their home opener, my email inbox was rapidly flooding with notices of countywide road construction, sandbagging efforts were protecting South St.

Mon
01
Apr

With spring melt underway, DNR urges caution on Minnesota lakes and rivers

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

 

Mon
01
Apr

8 things to tell your physician anesthesiologist before surgery

There is no such thing as TMI (too much information) when it comes to communicating facts about your health with your physician anesthesiologist before surgery or a medical procedure.

Tue
26
Mar

Flooding tips from CenterPoint Energy

With flooding expected in parts of Minnesota, CenterPoint Energy reminds residents of its preparedness and offers customers some important natural gas safety tips.

Tue
26
Mar

Assumed equality is not enough

Ninety-nine years ago, women achieved the right to vote in the United States. Three years later, Alice Paul introduced the Equal Rights Amendment with a rallying declaration: “There’s nothing complicated about ordinary equality!”

Mon
25
Mar

2 East Siders among 2019 Bush Fellows


KaYing Yang

Fellowship helps leaders continue to grow and serve

 

The Bush Foundation on March 19 announced the 24 winners of its Bush Fellowship program, which include two East Siders. 

Mon
25
Mar

Improvements coming to Mendota Heights parks


courtesy of City of Mendota Heights Improvements are proposed for the playgrounds at Wentworth Park, 739 Wentworth Ave., and Hagstrom-King Park, 555 Mendota Heights Road. However, the Mendota Heights City Council is asking city staffers to work on reducing the final price tags.

Price leaves some council members with sticker shock

 

As spring takes hold, the Mendota Heights City Council is looking at improving two area parks. 

Wed
20
Mar

BBB tips for coping with flood damage

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

 

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