Opinion
The Minnesota House has approved legislation that prioritizes tax relief for middle-class families, college students, aging adults, veterans, farmers and job creators. This is a complete reversal from our last budget setting session, where an all Democrat-led government raised taxes and fees by bill...Read More
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BY TOM NELSON I came back to Stillwater in July of 2014 for a second time to serve as the interim superintendent of schools. One of my very first meetings was with a group of citizens working to develop a long-range facilities plan for Stillwater Area Public Schools. Parents, staff and other communi...Read More
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When my son starts kindergarten in two years, the young baby oaks we planted last week will still be shorter than he is. They’ll continue growing slowly, maybe a foot each year, so that they’ll finally be taller than he is by the time he gets his driver’s license, though still too skinny for h...Read More
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I am waiting for a normal day at our house. I have been waiting for 12 years. Every week, I post a snapshot of our schedule on the refrigerator, color-coding the “special” events that require carpools, birthday gifts, permission slips and insurance cards. Lately, it has been resembling a toddler...Read More
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How many times have you been playing well for three to six holes before you ran into trouble? Most decent players would say quite a few. I’ve always thought one of the things that separate the really good players from everybody else is their ability to rebound from a bad shot or a bad hole. [...]...Read More
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To the editor: Fiscal responsibility sounds great, but what does it mean? It’s a top priority for Democrats and Republicans. Is it just a catch phrase that politicians love to use? An interesting battle is about to take place between the two parties which essentially boils down to tax cuts versus ...Read More
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