Viewpoints

Tue
19
Apr

DNR Q & A: Antler growth and shedding

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:

Q. Why do deer shed their antlers each year?​

 

Sun
17
Apr

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Judge Steve Halsey
Wright County District Court

The Court presides over cases which involve allegations of abuse and neglect of children.  The formal description of these cases is Child in Need of Protection or Services or shortened to CHIPS cases. These cases will involve not only the children and parents but also social workers, attorneys and also a Guardian ad Litem. However, is there a role we as citizens can join which might assist to avoid the neglect or abuse which leads to a CHIPS case?

Sun
17
Apr

Letter: Act now to reduce ‘extra’ business property tax

To the Editor:

 

Sun
17
Apr

Does unwanted mail flood your mailbox?

Lori Swanson
Minnesota Attorney General

If you receive unwanted mail, you are not alone.  Many people are bombarded by junk mail—ranging from credit card offers to catalogues to charitable solicitations.  Persistent junk mail can inundate mailboxes and become a hassle to dispose of.  So why is it so difficult to stop unwanted mail?

Wed
13
Apr

A chat about scat


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Are you four years old? Forty-four years old? Do you like to talk about poop? Come on, admit it. Poop is a little bit funny isn’t it? 

Wed
13
Apr

Letter: ‘Let’s support’ Isaacson for the Senate

To the Editor:

 

Wed
13
Apr

Miranda Warnings

From the Bench

“You have the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used against you . . .” So begins the famous “Miranda Warnings” that so many of us first learned about while watching TV shows growing up. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision, “Miranda vs. Arizona,” which has forever changed the way law enforcement handles custodial interrogations.

Wed
13
Apr

Historic Fires in Maplewood


Black smoke billowed out of the Gem Department Store when the paint department caught fire in 1967. (courtesy of Maplewood Area Historical Society)

Nicole DeGuzman

Maplewood Area Historical Society Executive Director

 

Tue
12
Apr

ISD 623 plans for the future


Superintendent Dr. Aldo Sicoli Roseville Area Schools

It is great to be in a community that values education so highly. Roseville Area Schools is currently engaging in strategic planning and facilities planning and welcomes community engagement in these processes.   

 

Tue
12
Apr

Shady job offer targets area college students

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

 

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