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In Your Court: Beware of phone and text scams


Judge Steve Halsey

You are probably like me in being upset with the daily barrage of robo-calls and text messages from telemarketing companies. One recent scam is the “neighbor spoofing” scam.

Wed
14
Mar

Words from Wiger: Keeping everyone safe at school


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“Safety and security don’t just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear.” - Nelson Mandela

 

Tue
13
Mar

LETTER: When it comes to gun violence, aim at the right target


– Ed Fischer

To the Editor:

Why does cartoonist Ed Fischer picture the NRA as the giant villain in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting (Cartoon, see below, published Feb. 27 and 28)? 

Tue
13
Mar

LETTER: New Brighton’s ‘monoculture in thinking’

To the Editor:

Mon
12
Mar

Legislative Update from Sen. Foung Hawj - March 2018


Sen. Foung Hawj - District 67

The 2018 legislative session began two weeks ago on Feb. 20, giving state lawmakers a new opportunity to improve Minnesotans’ quality of life.

Mon
12
Mar

In Your Court: What is the power behind a subpoena?


Judge Steve Halsey

Frequently we hear in the news that a public official, a private citizen or a journalist has been served with a subpoena by a government agency or prosecutor. What is a subpoena and why is it seemingly so powerful?

Mon
12
Mar

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - March 2018


submitted photo • Several schools in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District celebrated National African American Parent Involvement Day over the week of Feb. 12. Events included educational games, classroom visits, presentations and a group dinner.

Research shows that students achieve greater academic success when parents feel connected with their child’s school.

Mon
12
Mar

LETTER: Raising the tobacco sales age to 21

To the editor:

Mon
12
Mar

St. Paul Hiking Club - March, 2018

The St. Paul Hiking Club announces these March hikes: 

• Sunday, March 11 – 2:30 p.m. Meet at Old World Pizza, 5660 Bishop Ave., in Inver Grove Heights for a residential hike. 

Mon
12
Mar

LETTER: District 42A DFLers endorse Moller, and so do I

To the Editor:

On Saturday, Feb. 24, hundreds of DFL delegates from Shoreview, Arden Hills and Mounds View enthusiastically endorsed Kelly Moller to be our representative for House District 42A.

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