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VIEWPOINT: One year of Culver's? I can do this!
VIEWPOINT: South Washington County should be part of regional transit equation
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March 21, 2016
VIEWPOINT: DFL fiscal restraint leads to prosperity
During Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's State of the State address he told Minnesotans: "My No. 1 priority in this legislative session will be to...
March 21, 2016 - 12:08am
VIEWPOINT: How to be selected as juror: be truthful, fair
An overlooked aspect of the jury trial process is the method by which jurors are chosen. Many believe that juror names are randomly pulled from...
March 21, 2016 - 12:06am
March 19, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Reading Corps invests in early literacy for all
One in three Minnesota kids is not on track to read proficiently at third grade — a critically important milestone indicative of future...
March 19, 2016 - 12:56am
March 18, 2016
VIEWPOINT: In a new era of political campaigns, DISCLOSE Act would provide needed transparency
As most of you have heard, I have worked diligently during my time in the House to improve civil discourse among legislators and to improve...
March 18, 2016 - 12:59am
March 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Washington County prepares to serve population as it ages
It is natural for individuals to age – it is not natural for entire populations to age. Understanding the difference and preparing the community...
March 1, 2016 - 12:49am
February 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: A district of ‘one student, 17,600 times’
My last plane trip had me thinking about the engineering and design elements of the passenger seats. I wondered if anyone was comfortable sitting...
February 29, 2016 - 12:51am
February 22, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Some people's livelihood depends on tipping
I have two daughters who work in the restaurant business as servers.They’re both putting themselves through college this way. I was the one who encouraged them to give this part-time work a shot — even though it’s hard work and they’d have to put up with difficult, rude,...
February 22, 2016 - 12:43am
February 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Governor proposes wise investments in infrastructure
When Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled his $1.4 billion bonding proposal this month, he wisely focused on jobs and investing in our state’s...
February 1, 2016 - 12:07am
January 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Boundary decision involves thought, discussion, heartache
Growth in our community brings wonderful enhancements and an atmosphere of excitement as the quality of life continues to improve. For our school...
January 29, 2016 - 12:54pm
VIEWPOINT: District should tout Valley Crossing’s positive attributes, not foster unhealthy dynamic
District 833’s approach to making decisions affecting Valley Crossing Community School has created an unhealthy dynamic among stakeholders...
January 29, 2016 - 12:54pm
January 26, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Unions ensure Minnesota’s economy works for more than just a wealthy few
On Jan. 11, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the anti-union case Friedrichs v. The California Teachers Association....
January 26, 2016 - 12:43am
January 25, 2016
VIEWPOINT: In 2016, Washington County will work on libraries, transportation
With each new year, there is an opportunity to reflect on the previous year and prepare for the upcoming year. Some of the challenges that need...
January 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
January 17, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Why did we buy Valley Crossing Community School?
District 833 spent $21.5 million on Valley Crossing Community School. Superintendent Keith Jacobus stated that we bought the building because we “have and continue to experience capacity issues at the elementary level in the northeast quadrant of our district.” The new attendance...
January 17, 2016 - 12:17am
January 16, 2016
VIEWPOINT: It's worth waiting for the whole story
So last week, I got the press release I’d been waiting for for the better part of a month. It was the one that told me about the three new...
January 16, 2016 - 12:14am
January 10, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Judges ensure defendants are competent to go to trial
You have probably heard news stories about people who won’t face trial because they are not competent to proceed through the legal process. This is a different legal issue than when a jury finds someone not guilty by reason of mental illness or defect. American law, at all levels,...
January 10, 2016 - 12:26am