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Every community can cut down the number of drunken drivers through a Safe Cab program that works in Isanti County. Thanks to an initiative by Isanti County Judge James Dehn, the number of drunken driving arrests has been cut in that county by 67 percent from 2006 to 2014, according to Dehn. The coun...Read More
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Minnesotans have always known how important safe, reliable rail service is to our state’s economy. Farmers and businesses have come to depend upon rail as an indispensable method of moving Minnesota products across the state and to markets around the world. But in recent years, the large railroad ...Read More
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    Readers sometimes ask for advice about books to read over the summer. Here are four books that I think offer a mixture of encouragement, inspiration, passion, perspective, challenge and controversy. For people seeking inspiration and insight into the challenges and rewards of teaching, I...Read More
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In the Union-Eagle there was an article that Mille Lacs County and its Internet consultant were doing a survey on the number of people who can’t get high-speed Internet and the speed of the Internet for those that do have it. I live in one of the many areas in Mille Lacs County where high-speed [....Read More
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Minnesota’s legislative leaders started 2015 with a pleasant conundrum: How to proceed through the biennial budget process knowing you’ve got a $2 billion surplus. Dozens of uses for those billions quickly surfaced – from big ticket items like Gov. Dayton’s pet project, universal preschool f...Read More
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I’ve had the pleasure of working in the public sector for all but about 15 years of my employment history. During that time I’ve had the opportunity to work with numerous media representatives who were charged with covering the governmental entity for which I worked. Some of those reporters were...Read More
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