Viewpoints

Tue
13
Dec

Letter: Council: Reconsider the deer cull in Roseville

To the editor: 

 

Tue
13
Dec

What, bologna sandwiches for Christmas dinner?

Baton Rouge, Dallas, North Miami, Falcon Heights.

I’ll admit that gas appliances have always made me nervous. There’s something about open flames and volatile natural gas that seem like the perfect ingredients for fiery mishaps.

Tue
13
Dec

The Constitution protects a free press

Judge Steve Halsey
Wright County District Court

One of the most frightening images of the recent Presidential election was a man at a political rally in Minneapolis wearing a t-shirt that read “Rope- Tree- Journalist- Some Assembly Required.” It is obvious he either has no knowledge of history or doesn’t care about it. History teaches us that the first targets of a military coup, whether in Africa or South America, are the radio and television stations, and the newspapers. Those seeking to overthrow a government seek to control the dissemination of the truth to the masses. 

Sun
11
Dec

DNR Q & A: A white Christmas in Minnesota?

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. Historically speaking, how often do we have a white Christmas in Minnesota?

Wed
07
Dec

Letter: ‘Kids can be expensive, but it’s important to invest in them’

To the Editor:

 

My husband and I have been residents of New Brighton since 2003. We love living here because we have incredible neighbors and enjoy the amenities the city offers. 

Wed
07
Dec

Maplewood Mall


Early on, some Maplewood residents cast a skeptical eye at the hole in the ground wondering out loud if this was too commercial for their city. The above photo shows early construction on the 125-acre mall site.

Frank Gilbertson

Maplewood Heritage Preservation commissioner

 

Sun
04
Dec

DNR Q & A: What training is required to legally operate a snowmobile?

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. With snow finally in the air, folks are getting ready to ride their snowmobiles. What training is required to legally operate a snowmobile?

Sun
04
Dec

Presidential Pardons

From the Bench

Will he or won’t he? That is a question a lot of political commentators are asking about whether or not President Obama will pardon Hillary Clinton. Whatever the answer to that question is, other questions are equally interesting (and far less political). Specifically, what are pardons and why are presidents allowed to issue them at all?

Sun
04
Dec

Tracking Ernest Hemingway in Petoskey


Bar at City Park Grill - formerly the old Annex - was one of Hemingway’s favorite hangouts in Petosky, Michigan. He used to sit in the second seat from the end of the 32-foot solid mahogany bar and jot ideas down for short, stories and books.

Many people don’t know that Nobel prize-winning writer Ernest Hemingway got his start in the small town of Petoskey, Michigan, a northern resort area where wealthy families from Chicago and Detroit would spend their summers to get away from the ai

Wed
30
Nov

Letter: Bauman ‘flip-flopped’ on a ‘commn sense change’

To the Editor:

 

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