Opinion

More people are raising vegetables and growing flowers than ever, but the number of once-popular traditional garden clubs is fading, says Rene Lynch, president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota. She hopes a new variety of club using social media will continue to grow interest in what garden clubs used to do. Take the [...]

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School referendum is a reasonable investment To the editor: Having recently retired from the employ of District 110, I feel neither obligation nor constraint in choosing to write of my support for the building referendum being offered at the November election. I’m motivated because I’m personally familiar with the growth in student population that has [...]

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I’m a four seasons kind of guy! Having lived in northern California for a dozen years where there’s only wet and hot seasons it was spectacular to return to the four season heaven of Minnesota. Last week I was working in the yard trimming trees and saw the first hints of fall and while the [...]

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by Genna Torney Guest Columnist One in four individuals live with a mental illness, which means that you or someone you know would likely benefit from programs and classes that the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota provides. The Mental Health Consortium of Carver County has utilized NAMI speakers for a number of [...]

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Youngsters like Kerrie Maleski, Kayley Schoonmaker, Matt Rubel and Will Tully are part of a major trend in Minnesota. They are among the growing number of students in Minnesota’s two-year community colleges. They’ve also been elected as leaders of the Minnesota State College Student Association. National research says cost and preparation for good jobs is [...]

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