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Coping with mental illness in the military

April 9, 2014 Programs to help U.S. servicemen and women suffering from mental challenges, including post-traumatic stress disorder, have been around for decades. Clearly, more effort needs to be put into them. more »»

Say YES to Surrogacy Bill

April 9, 2014 To the editor: Clarification must be made (to the April 5 letter, “Say no to surrogacy bill). more »»

Weeds: The original Universal Donor

April 9, 2014 Last week I took part in the Red Cross Blood Drive at St. Mary’s School. Giving blood is quite relaxing. The staff is exceedingly friendly. First, they screen you for a few things. more »»

Say NO to Bullying Bill

April 9, 2014 To the editor: Please contact your legislators and tell them NOT to support House File 826 (anti-bullying bill). 1. more »»

Adventure at sea no place for children

April 8, 2014 Adults have every right to take risks, as long as they understand that if taxpayers have to foot the bills to get them out of jams, they will be liable for part or all of the cost. more »»

Blue Ribbons for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 8, 2014 To the editor: Many of you may have noticed the Blue Ribbons tied to lampposts along Minnesota Street and wondered why they were there. April is National Child Abuse Prevention month. more »»

Facts about the Surrogacy bill

April 8, 2014 To the editor: A letter was recently submitted regarding two bills currently at the Minnesota Legislature - SF 2627/HF 291. I would like to address a number of inaccuracies. more »»

Quick endorsement in First District

April 6, 2014 The First District Republican endorsing convention was quite a contrast this year to the 2012 marathon that resulted in no endorsement, and is blamed by many Republicans for the Republicans’ loss to... more »»

Keep transparency in political money

April 6, 2014 To the editor: Whether you like our governor or not, I believe that anyone who believes in true democracy will agree with him on the following matter. more »»

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down

April 5, 2014 Snow could be worse THUMBS UP: When you get a big snowfall in April, it’s very helpful to look on the bright side. We’ll give it a try: First, it could have been a lot worse. more »»

Say no to surrogacy bill

April 5, 2014 To the editor: Little attention has been paid by the media to SF 2627/HF 291, the Commercial Surrogacy Bill, which has been making its way through the state legislature. more »»

Let legislators make their own decisions

April 4, 2014 We have commented in the past on the folly of legislators using state constitutional amendments to turn their partisan agendas into state law when they lack the votes to get it done by regular mean. more »»

Weir comments on coaching decision

April 4, 2014 To the editor: This is in response to The Journal article concerning the hiring of a new Legion Gold coach for this season. Bryce Boelter and I were looking forward to coaching again this summer. more »»

Eagle Update: Sale of the Middle School

April 4, 2014 Most are aware by now that the school district has sold the former middle school property. more »»

Thanks to the snow plowers

April 4, 2014 To the editor: We want to thank the many people who have worked so hard to clear the county roads and city streets so many times this winter. more »»

Gather data on legislative immunity

April 3, 2014 State Sen. Kathy Sheran has introduced a bill to deal with the issue of legislative immunity for DWIs. more »»

Good ‘Our View’

April 3, 2014 To the editor: In The Journal on Tuesday, April 1, there was a good “Our View” about the president changing laws to suit him and making new laws. more »»

Transportation funding

April 2, 2014 The Senate Transportation and Public Safety Division of the Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing today on Senate File 2107, a bill involving bonding for trunk highway... more »»

Whatever the name, carp not wanted

March 30, 2014 As if there were not enough issues to occupy the time and talents of our Minnesota legislators this year, there are proposals making their way along to change what the DNR calls those big, gluttonou... more »»

Marijuana issue needs more serious consideration

March 28, 2014 The issue of medical marijuana needs more serious consideration than our governor seems to be giving it. more »»

 
 

 

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