Viewpoints

Wed
16
Mar

Kohlman Hotel


In the 1880’s and 1890’s, the Kohlman Hotel was a popular resort for lakeside vacations.

Nicole DeGuzman, 

Maplewood Area Historical Society Executive Director

 

Wed
16
Mar

Calling all horse owners


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

The 2012 Agricultural Census counted 66,384 horses in Minnesota, down from 90,140 in 2009, with 166 horse farms in Washington County and 2,243 horses. 

Sun
13
Mar

It’s in your court: a refresher in ‘civics’ - separation of powers

Judge Steve Halsey
Wright County District Court

As we are in the midst of the presidential debate and caucus season, we are hearing most of the candidates promising they will do this or that as though, if elected, they would be dictator rather than president of the United States. It’s as though they want us to forget that we are a republic with three branches of government.

Sun
13
Mar

Letter: ‘Majority of all Muslims are not terrorists’

To the Editor:

 

It’s sad to see so many people of one group hated for no other reason than they share a religion with some extremists who have committed unconscionable acts of terrorism and torture. 

Wed
09
Mar

Suspect firms promise student loan relief

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Wed
09
Mar

Becoming a city


Highway may of southeastern Ramsey County in 1946 showing annexations from New Canada Township. (submitted graphic)

Bob Jensen
Maplewood Area Historical Society President

Sun
06
Mar

Letter: East Side resident sad to see Byerlys go

To the Editor:

 

My husband and I are very sad to see Byerlys close. 

Fri
04
Mar

DNR Q & A: When does the snowmobiling season end?

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.  When does the snowmobiling season end for riding on state grant-in-aid trails?​

 

 

Wed
02
Mar

History of an Acronym


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

In July of 1969, Time Magazine ran a photo of the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio completely and literally on fire. Truthfully, the photo was actually from a fire that had happened in 1952, not the fire that had just happened a month earlier.

Wed
02
Mar

Letter: Health classes aren’t giving needed information

To the Editor:

 

When it comes to the required class of sex education, I believe we aren’t teaching our students what they need to know about the subject. 

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