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March 23, 2017
Guest Opinion: Protecting firefighters' health
Greg Doeden joined the Moorhead Fire Department in 1983 because he wanted to help people. Thirty-four years later, he's still working—day...
16 hours 48 min ago
March 18, 2017
Guest Opinion: Dangerous Waters ...
As many of you know, before coming to the Minnesota House of Representatives I served as a manager on the Thirty Lakes Watershed District Board...
March 18, 2017 - 9:30am
March 13, 2017
Guest Column: Sunshine Week - Your right to know
Welcome to Sunshine Week, a national effort to promote openness in government. Sunshine Week is brought to you by the American Society of News...
March 13, 2017 - 7:08am
March 11, 2017
Guest opinion: Setting the record straight on school trust lands
Recently, questions have been raised in a letter to the editor by Ms. Flor about a bill in the Legislature dealing with school trust lands. That...
March 11, 2017 - 11:00am
March 9, 2017
Guest Opinion: Misrepresenting Dayton
In the Feb. 18 Dispatch, Rep. Josh Heintzeman alleges that Governor Dayton's recommendation of a "Buy-in" option to MinnesotaCare for low income Minnesotans is actually a "pivoting towards a single-payer system."
March 9, 2017 - 12:56am
March 7, 2017
Guest Opinion: Minnesota state parks and trails need a boost from users, taxpayers
The Department of Natural Resources is asking for modest fee and general fund increases for Minnesota’s state parks and trails system during...
March 7, 2017 - 11:52am
March 4, 2017
Guest Opinion: Setting the record straight
I felt it imperative to respond to the recent letter to the editor penned by Ms. Gloria Flor. In short, the letter misstates the purpose of recent...
March 4, 2017 - 12:01am
March 2, 2017
Guest Opinion: Annual town meetings
Town hall meetings are being held around the country. They have been in the news regularly since before the presidential election. These meetings have focused on events at which politicians or public officials answer questions from members of the public. For Minnesota Townships, we...
March 2, 2017 - 11:26pm
February 25, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Native American education
With over 180 Native American students currently enrolled in our district, it is no question that we need to continue the conversation about...
February 25, 2017 - 1:01am
February 18, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Celebrate School Board Recognition Week with us
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 20-24, 2017, as School Board Recognition Week! This important week gives us an opportunity...
February 18, 2017 - 8:05pm
February 17, 2017
Guest Opinion: Governor's single-payer proposal is not solution to MNsure crisis
Two weekends ago, I sat dumbfounded as I read Governor Dayton's editorial in these pages. While I am new to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee, I'm certainly not new to the MNsure debate, and I've been hearing from folks whose lives have been turned upside down by MNsure...
February 17, 2017 - 10:21pm
February 12, 2017
Guest Opinion: Sessions and the voting rights nightmare
WASHINGTON—When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell silenced Elizabeth Warren last week as she was reading Coretta Scott King's 1986 letter denouncing Jeff Sessions, he jogged the memory of another Massachusetts Democrat, Rep. William Keating. "I went to bed that evening...
February 12, 2017 - 10:30pm
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Forestview planetarium open to the public
Laser shows are returning to the planetarium at Forestview Middle School! Come see the music of your favorite classic rock and vinyl, '80s pop,...
February 12, 2017 - 8:19am
February 3, 2017
Guest Opinion: Wetterlings had connections to news that mattered
There is nothing more compelling at a newspaper convention than Patty and Jerry Wetterling telling their story to 300 journalists. The Friday, Jan. 27, luncheon at the Minnesota Newspaper Association convention offered an almost surreal look at the connection between news and family...
February 3, 2017 - 7:42pm
Guest Opinion: It's Time to Give Minnesotans a More Affordable Choice for Health Insurance
Since 1859, the Sexton family has owned and operated the Irish Ridge Dairy Farm in Millville, about 25 miles northeast of Rochester. Sheri and Vince Sexton run the family dairy today. Like generations before them, Sheri and Vince work hard every day to produce high-quality milk and...
February 3, 2017 - 7:04pm