Opinion
New ideas, attitudes and opportunities are coming for Minnesota students. That was a central theme at the Feb. 6 “Pathways to Postsecondary” conference, cosponsored by the Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. If things work out as state official...Read More
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Imagine you are standing in a hallway and the person next to you suddenly falls. Chances are that person could be having a cardiac arrest and needs CPR immediately. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, in Minnesota in 2010, over 35 percent of fatalities due to heart disease happened befo...Read More
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BY SALLY ANDERSON GUEST COLUMNIST At age 18, I learned something that turned out to be the greatest gift as I get older. I remember feeling embarrassed when I failed to run a mile in under 15 minutes as part of a fitness screening for college freshmen. As a consequence, I had to enroll in [...]...Read More
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It was quite a bipartisan celebration. From Brainerd, Crystal, Golden Valley, Forest Lake, Princeton and the Twin Cities, students and adults danced, sang and spoke at a meeting in St. Paul on Jan. 28 about the value of Minnesota’s various forms public school choice. The ceremony was part of Natio...Read More
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Landscape painter Tom Maakestad from Marine on St. Croix has accomplished something that most artists only ever dream about — getting his work in an art museum. He joins a small select group of artists from the St. Croix Valley whose work has been purchased by the Minnesota Museum of American Art ...Read More
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Do you have a significant amount of money in conservative savings accounts? Conservative savers often want to avoid volatility in the market, so they may be willing to accept low interest rate offerings. However, with today’s low interest rate environment, they may be missing out on potential grow...Read More
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