Viewpoints

Wed
08
Feb

What are “Executive Orders”?

Judge Steve Halsey
Wright County District Court

One of the issues in the 2016 Presidential campaign was the use of executive orders by then President Obama. An executive order is loosely defined in the dictionary as an order from the President or a federal government agency which has the force of law. In the first 10 days in office, President Trump has issued a number of executive orders. 

Wed
08
Feb

Carver Lake: a one-room school


Carver Lake School in 1934.

Bob Jensen

Maplewood Area Historical Society President

 

Tue
07
Feb

Elected officials call for support of new Rice Bridge at I-694


Efforts continue to replace the Rice Street bridge at Interstate 694, which was built in 1958.

For those of us in the northern suburbs, the dysfunctionality of the Rice Street bridge over Interstate 694 is something we have wrestled with for decades.

Tue
07
Feb

DNR Q & A: Harvesting firewood from state forests

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. Can I harvest firewood from state forests to heat my home?

Sun
05
Feb

The changing face of outdoor recreation and environmental protection


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

After 15 years as a nature and wildlife photographer, Dudley Edmondson had photographed mountains and valleys, fuzzy baby bears clinging to tree trunks, and brightly colored orioles perched in branches.

Wed
01
Feb

Letter: Residents talked, legislators listened

To the editor:

 

Sun
29
Jan

Letter: New Republican legislator looks back on first month

To the editor,

 

Sun
29
Jan

Letter: Dr. Ramlow ‘saved my life’

To the editor,

 

On Jan. 12, 2017, Dr. Ralph Ramlow passed away at age 90 in his retirement town in Arizona. 

Sun
29
Jan

Letter: House GOP vote to forego covering cancer

To the editor,

 

Sun
29
Jan

DNR Q & A: Winter food for stream trout

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. What do stream trout eat during the winter?

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