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Letters to the editor: Congrats, and thanks for support; Cost effective guideway infrastructure?
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Letters: Minnesota could lead on health care; Referendum needed for our kids
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October 2, 2017
A view from an economist: Trump speech to UN on socialism, payments, women
Donald Trump's address to the United Nations on Sept. 19 focused on many political issues that have clear economic implications. Let's consider the economics of these topics in two separate columns in the River Falls Journal. 1."Wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted,...
October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 1, 2017
Editorial: Don't turn harvest into a road tragedy
Midwest gold is flowing. We refer to corn. Farmers and custom-combine professionals are hard at work harvesting 2017's bounty. This means motorists...
October 1, 2017 - 5:33pm
September 29, 2017
Wildside column: Flowing rivers inspire thoughts of connections
My paternal grandfather was a tall guy who grew up in upstate New York and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He coached me in fishing for trout...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 24, 2017
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Again and again people make the wrong choice. They have two, three, four drinks too many and then get behind the wheel. In Minnesota, 41 percent...
September 24, 2017 - 11:00am
September 22, 2017
Viewpoint: Help shape the state's water policy
What do you love most about Minnesota's water and what are your biggest concerns? Earlier this year, Gov. Mark Dayton announced an initiative...
September 22, 2017 - 8:45am
September 17, 2017
Letters: Be cynical about GOP claims of public school support; Money, regulations don't solve problems
I want to talk about public education because I support public education. This came when I was in a bad school district growing up that pushed...
September 17, 2017 - 8:00am
September 5, 2017
Letter: Wishing Woodbury families and educators a great school year
Back-to-school time is here, and I wanted to take a moment to wish all of our students, families, teachers and school staff a wonderful school...
September 5, 2017 - 8:19pm
September 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Successful living and learning are based on relationships
As the summer vacation winds down for our students, the excitement of a new year comes, in part, from the opportunity for students to rekindle...
September 1, 2017 - 8:45am
August 30, 2017
Editorial: The continuing need for vaccinations is clear
The region's measles outbreak ended just in time as thousands upon thousands of children return to classrooms and young adults head to college....
August 30, 2017 - 7:13pm
August 26, 2017
Viewpoint: Next Step program gives students skills
In District 622, students with special needs have unique opportunities for hands-on learning at its best.
August 26, 2017 - 8:00am
August 24, 2017
Editorial: Help kids get back to school safely
Back to school. Back to the routine. Back to the unpredictable, too — at least until things settle down. Young children's reactions often...
August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 21, 2017
Letters: Fenton applauded for civility, legislative work; Ponder reality of Planned Parenthood
For an elected official who decried "partisan bickering and the blame game" in her last column, Rep. JoAnn Ward apparently does not practice...
August 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Viewpoint: School Board should approve boundary plan C-3
The South Washington County School Board will vote on two remaining middle school boundary plan options at its meeting on Sept. 7. This decision...
August 21, 2017 - 7:09am
August 16, 2017
Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Steve Gall RiverTown Multimedia Publisher Anne Jacobson RiverTown Multimedia News Director If reading your community newspaper evokes any sort of emotion in you, more often than not, we've done our job.
August 16, 2017 - 11:10am
August 13, 2017
Letters: Medicaid changes should prioritize those who need it most; Global warming is serious threat
Katie Nelson's recent story ("Health care town hall in Cottage Grove shines light on Medicaid recipients") featured personal stories of those...
August 13, 2017 - 8:00am