NEW PLATEAUS In the Not-Now
What does it say about Americans that the public is already starting to talk about candidates for president for 2016?
Eckhart Tolle wrote in his book The Power of Now that mankind is threatened by ou... Posted on 2/18/13 at 11:27 AM
JIMMY JABBER Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo... Posted on 2/14/13 at 1:00 AM
THE NEW FORTY Apparently, I am a Betty...
I was reading an article on Huffington Post and I noticed a personality quiz that asked: Which First Lady Are You? My first inclination was aggravation that it wasn't asking me which President I was. ... Posted on 1/22/13 at 8:05 AM
WI VOICES WI Teacher Resigns Citing Stress, Health Care, Uncertainty
WATCH VIDEO HERE
(first published on WIvoices.org)
Stephanie Kline resigned from her position as an 8th grade math teacher at New Richmond Middle School in Wisconsin. Her last day of teaching is June... Posted on 5/31/12 at 9:52 AM
Gov. Scott Walker’s budget calls for no increase in state aid, but Republican legislators, especially in rural areas with declining enrollments, have heard from school administrators who say they need an increase in aid to avoid drastic cuts for their schools.
State Assemblyman Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced that he will hold three listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A member of the budget-writing Joint Committee on Finance, Knudson said he looks forward to hearing his constituents’ concerns and ideas regarding the many issues facing Wisconsin.
Shirley Abrahamson has become the longest-serving State Supreme Court justice in Wisconsin’s 165-year history. Abrahamson has been on the state’s highest court for 36 years and seven months.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's workplace at the nation’s capital is 1,100 miles from Interfacial Solutions’ River Falls research/manufacturing facility, but Johnson was like a member of the family when he visited with founder Dr. Jeff Cernohous and his employees the morning of Friday, April 5.
Randy Kusilek and David Reese were knocked off the River Falls City Council in Tuesday’s spring election. Katie Chaffee, former mayor of River Falls, edged Reese for the District 3 council spot, with 232 votes to Reese’s 186. Kusilek was beaten by Diane Odeen for council at-large, 688-532.
Editor’s Note: Candidates were asked to provide basic biographical information and a word-limited answer to the question, “How will your knowledge, skills and/or experience benefit the city during your service as a City Council member?”
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