STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Lockout extension out
By Don Davis
Minnesota senators removed extended unemployment benefits for workers locked out by employers in labor disputes during a Friday bill debate
The provision was a Democratic response to a 20... Posted on 4/19/13 at 6:21 PM
ON MY MIND Voluntarism
Americans are big on volunteering. People volunteer everywhere, in schools, senior centers, hospitals, and many other non-profit organizations. They volunteer in local communities and on mission trips... Posted on 4/8/10 at 6:15 PM
When appraising the significance of Memorial Day by means of how it is traditionally observed by many “Woodburyians,” one might conclude what the day memorializes is its cultural status as the unofficial first holiday of summer.
A tradition which dates back more than 150 years continues to bring veterans and families together in Woodbury. The tradition: Paying tribute to deceased war veterans and decorating their graves, also known as Memorial Day.
The Washington County Veterans Office would like to inform all service-connected disabled veterans (rated 70-100 percent) living in Washington County that a letter verifying their disability will be mailed to them by the Veterans Administration on or about May 1.
This campaign season we heard much about building unity and a community of hope. With this rising sentiment in a historic election, I humbly remark that our citizens already have these community organizers in place.
Despite a persistent freezing rain that fell throughout the afternoon, more than 200 people, many of them current and past military service members, gathered for Veterans Day last Tuesday outside of Woodbury City Hall.
Minnesota News The Marine Corps is a funny breed, all its own. I first realized that when I arrived at boot camp in San Diego before my service in the Vietnam War. Our drill instructor pounded it into our heads that we were no longer white, black or Latino; we were Marine green.
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