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An international crime

January 22, 2014 Hackers who could be sitting at a computer anywhere in the world hacked into the Target Corporation system during the holiday shopping season, stealing credit card and debit card information from... more »»

Weeds: The nest gets a little emptier

January 22, 2014 The ’96 Sable was packed full, all Abby’s stuff that fit, including her pet hedgehog. Our daughter graduated from the University of Minnesota in December. more »»

What if MLK had lived to lead?

January 20, 2014 What if MLK had lived to lead? Today the nation celebrates the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Botched execution should give pause

January 20, 2014 In 1906, the state of Minnesota held its last execution of a murderer. William Williams was hanged in the Ramsey County Courthouse basement, in the middle of the night. more »»

Bullying law needs revision

January 19, 2014 One of the issues sure to come up before the Minnesota Legislature is the state anti-bullying law. more »»

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down

January 18, 2014 Helget honor THUMBS UP: Brown County Auditor-Treasurer has been around a long time at the County Courthous. more »»

Commend our priests

January 18, 2014 To the editor: I certainly don’t condone the actions of a few priests in the past for abuses claimed. I do wish to commend the very hard working priests who are dedicated to their chosen profession. more »»

Attend Precinct Caucuses

January 18, 2014 To the editor: As leaders within our political parties in Brown County, we would like to personally encourage you to attend your precinct caucus on Tuesday, Feb. . more »»

Governor’s wish list

January 17, 2014 Governor Mark Dayton issued his bonding bill proposal, a wish list of nearly $1 billion in projects he says will create tens of thousands of jobs in the state. more »»

Senate doesn’t need $67 million palace

January 16, 2014 Late in the final hours of the last Minnesota legislative session, a measure was shoehorned into the tax bill to build a new office building for the state Senate, along with a parking ramp. more »»

Recycling ‘problem’

January 15, 2014 Minnesota apparently has a recycling “problem” — apparently we don’t recycle plastic bottles at the rate the Legislature thinks we should. more »»

Demands full committee hearings on TPP

January 15, 2014 To the editor: Senators Franken and Klobuchar, and Congressman Walz: Please address these issues regarding the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) and the skullduggery of your colleagues in Congress. more »»

Profiting from failure

January 14, 2014 Take the money and run. That may well be the motto of officials at CGI Federal, the company that botched the rollout of the Obamacare website — www.healthcare.gov — last fall. more »»

It's all about corporate greed

January 14, 2014 To the editor: Yesterday (Jan. 6) the editor was railing about president Obama sitting on the fence about the Keystone XL oil pipe line. more »»

Protecting our financial data

January 13, 2014 Target Corp. has upped its estimate of the size of its customer data breach. Target originally said information had been hacked from 40 million customer. more »»

Out of touch on MNsure

January 12, 2014 Gov. Mark Dayton admitted on Friday to being sadly out of touch on the issue of the MNsure project. more »»

Bullying bill an unfunded mandate that won’t fix bullying problem

January 12, 2014 Next session, it’s expected that the Democrats will take up the “Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act,” better known as the bullying bill. more »»

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down

January 11, 2014 Teaching respect THUMBS UP: It’s probably a lesson that can’t be taught often enough — have respect for others and treat people as you would want to be treated. more »»

Plenty for legislative auditor to scrutinize

January 10, 2014 The office of the Legislative Auditor has begun looking into the problems surrounding MNsure, the state’s health exchange created under the Affordable Care Act. more »»

We’ve come a long way, baby

January 9, 2014 Fifty years ago this week U.. more »»

 
 

 

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