Columns

Wed
13
Jun

It’s In Your Court: Court hearings are open to the public, but are not public hearings


Judge Steve Halsey

At our judicial trainings one of our very-experienced judges with a long criminal law background has lectured the attendees, “Never…never…never… close the courtroom to the public.” Under Minnesota’s court rules the vast majority of court hearings,

Wed
13
Jun

BBB: BBB advice on door-to-door salespeople

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

 

Wed
06
Jun

Keeping the fish happy in 10,000 lakes


submitted photo • Erica Ellefson shows off a freshly caught fish in the BWCA.

Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

“What percentage of walleyes caught in Minnesota are born wild?” asks DNR Fisheries Chief Don Pereira, as he looks around a room filled with lake association members from Chisago and Washington Counties. A few folks call out numbers — 10 percent?

Wed
06
Jun

Words from Wiger: End of session wrap up


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

The 2018 legislative session ended a few minutes before the constitutional deadline on May 21. Although there were some disappointments during the three-month session, there were some definite bright spots for our area.

Mon
04
Jun

2018 Session in the books


Rep. Regina Barr, House District 52B

The Legislature just completed one of the most productive two years in recent history and I am so proud I could be part of delivering tax relief, lowering health care costs, increasing education funding, and making record-setting investments in ro

Mon
04
Jun

Words from Wiger: Congratulations graduates!


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” 

Mon
04
Jun

BBB: Advice for first-time property renters

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Mon
04
Jun

MN Dept. of Commerce: New state law will protect seniors against financial fraud

Minnesota Department of Commerce

Governor Dayton signs bipartisan Safe Seniors Financial Protection Act proposed by Minnesota Commerce Department.

 

Fri
01
Jun

BBB: Robocalls fray consumers’ nerves

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Wed
23
May

The do-good guide to gardening


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but if you know where to look, you might get free or discounted plants for a garden instead. 

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