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Tue
24
Apr

Your Legal Rights: Motor Vehicle Warranties


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

It is a common occurrence: people receive a mailing claiming that a car’s warranty is expired. The mailer lists the make, model, and year of the car, leading people to believe the mailing is an official notice from their manufacturer or dealer.

Mon
23
Apr

SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill


Tim Leslie, Dakota County sheriff

Most people don’t have to look very far to find someone they know who has a mental illness. I’m no different. When my father returned from the Korean War, my mother said he had changed. He seemed somewhat lost and distant, a little off.

Mon
23
Apr

It’s in Your Court: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month


Judge Steve Halsey

There has been a dramatic increase in cases which involve allegations of abuse and neglect of children in Minnesota in the past few years.

Mon
16
Apr

On this Earth Day, do you know your local soil and water conservation district?

Earth Day, a day proposed to honor our planet and raise awareness about environmental issues, is April 22 this year. It’s been celebrated every April since 1970.

Mon
09
Apr

Walking the river, missions and rain in San Antonio


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, was founded 300 years ago by Franciscan monks from Spain to increase the power of priests and the Spanish Empire.

Late last year, my daughter had a three-day weekend so we pondered where to go. It had to be someplace new, warm, historic and fun, and serviced by a nonstop flight — San Antonio, Texas, fit the bill.

Mon
09
Apr

In Your Court: Stupid is as stupid does


Judge Steve Halsey

Frequently during the movie Forrest Gump the namesake says, “Stupid is as stupid does.” When it comes to criminal activity, there is no shortage of proof on YouTube and on cable TV shows that this phrase is true.

Wed
04
Apr

Rep. JoAnn Ward: Gov. Dayton’s budget builds on success


State Rep. JoAnn Ward, District 53A

As an annual tradition at the Capitol, earlier this month the governor delivered his State of the State address to the Legislature and Minnesotans. This year’s tone was different — it was Gov.

Tue
03
Apr

Your Legal Rights: Using public Wi-Fi networks


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

While public Wi-Fi networks offer free and convenient access to the internet in public spaces, other network users may be able to watch your activity online and obtain your passwords and account information, putting you at risk of theft or identit

Mon
02
Apr

Legislative Update from Sen. Matt Klein (DFL/Dist. 52) - April 2018


Senator Matt Klein (DFL/District 52)

In recent weeks, the big story at our state capitol has been about school safety and gun violence.

Wed
28
Mar

BBB • Watch out for cellphone porting scam

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

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