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Wed
10
Jan

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - January 2018

As District 622 prepares students for future careers, it is working to expand the science, technology, engineering and math programming, otherwise called STEM.

Wed
10
Jan

Words from Wiger: Motivation plus education leads to success


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” — Colin Powell

 

With the arrival of the new year, it is time for some soul searching. Ask yourself the following questions:

Mon
08
Jan

BBB • Protect yourself from credit card skimming

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Tue
02
Jan

Aquatic invasives — the battle continues


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Tue
02
Jan

In Your Court: write Santa, but not the judge


Judge Steve Halsey

During the holiday season, little citizens write to Santa with a list of the presents they would like. Adult citizens sometimes write the judge about a pending case and the result they would like.

Tue
02
Jan

Your Legal Rights: Don’t dial “1” to stop bogus calls


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

It can happen like this: "Ted" answers his phone. A pre-recorded voice instructs him to press "1" to stop future calls or "2" to speak with a live person. Ted presses "1" because he wants the calls to stop.

Fri
22
Dec

In Your Court: It’s in Your Court: Don’t be a grinch!


Judge Steve Halsey

Now that we are in the holiday season, that is, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day, it’s probably time to, once again, make some comments on child holiday visitation or “parenting time.” Many children of divorced parents will be happily s

Mon
18
Dec

District 4 County Commissioner: Low taxes, no debt, lots of achievements


Joe Atkins Dakota County Commissioner, District 4

The Dakota County Board voted this week for a 2018 budget that will result in Dakota County having the lowest county taxes in Minnesota. In addition, as we round out 2017, below are some key achievements and milestones for the year.

Mon
18
Dec

BBB • Advice on handling debt collectors

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Wed
13
Dec

Words from Wiger: Caution is watchword for Minnesota’s fiscal future


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

Minnesota’s economy is growing, but not as fast as predicted.

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