Opinion
BY DEB TAYLOR We’ve come a long way on our journey to enhance support and care for the older adults in our communities. When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Older Americans Act (OAA) in 1965, the legislation represented a historic step towards improving the lives of seniors in the areas of inc...Read More
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Testing and, more broadly, learning have been disrupted in the past two weeks for thousands of Minnesota students. The Minnesota Department of Education says equipment failure and outside computer attacks on Pearson, the company hired to run our statewide tests, caused the problems. The problems bec...Read More
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BY JOEL MARTIN I don’t know if this is a pastor thing, or if people from other professions get similar posts and emails – but I sort of tire of the ones that start with “What the church can learn from Jimmy Fallon” or “What your pastor needs to learn from Millennials” or “10 things...Read More
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BY STEVE SIMON Spring is now upon us, and that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. It’s a good habit that many of us practice. Spring is also the time Minnesota legislators make decisions about our future, so it’s a good time to talk about good habits. We have a great opportunity this ye...Read More
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Despite more restrictive requirements, the National School Lunch Program is very healthy and going strong. In fact, of the 2,100 public and nonprofit school sites in Minnesota, only two high schools, Wayzata and Byron, have dropped the mostly federally funded program. In Prior Lake, Janeen Peterson,...Read More
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