Opinion
BY KATHY LOHMER Minnesota received some positive economic news recently, as economic experts have projected our state will see a nearly $1.9 billion surplus for the 2016-17 budget cycle. The windfall comes from both an increase in projected revenue and a decrease in expected spending. I find it inte...Read More
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BY DEB TAYLOR GUEST COLUMNIST We frequently hear about racism and sexism in our culture, but we hear little about another persistent “ism” — ageism. As our society grows older, due to the large number of retiring baby boomers, ageism remains a growing challenge and concern. Researchers at Yale...Read More
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Aside from this fresh dump of soft snow, spring is in the air. You can hear the birds chirping early. We’re greeted by a little more light in the mornings. Our evenings not met with immediate darkness, but beautiful sunsets. Our inboxes are starting to fill with the kind urges toward spring and su...Read More
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PRESENTED BY TODD KOCKELMAN Plan to put yourself steps ahead of your peers. If you have a young, growing family, no doubt your to-do list is pretty long on any given day. Beyond today, you are probably working on another kind of to-do list for the long term. Where does “saving and investing” ran...Read More
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Did you vote in the last general election? If your answer is yes, congratulations. If it is no, your new Secretary of State Steve Simon has some ideas to make voting easier for you. It’s true that Minnesota usually is among the top voter-turnout states for the general elections, but the turnout fo...Read More
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BY DR. JAMES STRUVE Preventive care with a trusted physician is just as important for adults as those well-checks are for children. Family physicians provide preventive services to help patients avoid health problems or to identify and treat them early. As a person ages, health issues tend to increa...Read More
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