Where has our summer gone? It’s definitely gone fast and it’s been quite interesting. The days of a nice rain shower every 4 or 5 days have turned into day after day of an inch or more of rain. It all seems to come at once too. This has resulted in high water throughout the county, including…
Question: I have a 2018 Jeep Wrangler which has a windshield that has the ability to fold down from the factory. I am just wondering if the windshield is properly folded down and strapped as per the factory design if this is then legal to drive on highway, county or state roads in Minnesota.…
The city of Northfield has received significant public attention related to recent boundary adjustment agreements with its neighbors Bridgewater Township and Waterford Township. The local government system in Minnesota has three basic units: towns, cities and counties. The town form of gover…
Last winter, a woman with a pained look on her face told me that her car seat warmer had stopped working.
People are sometimes surprised when they ask me if I believe in global warming and I say no. I always follow up by pointing out that belief is an article of faith, and faith neither seeks nor demands proof. I then continue by pointing out that I have data and mathematical models that show th…
Letters to the Editor
To the editor:
To the editor:
Most of us have probably often wondered how first responders deal with the stress they routinely encounter in their jobs. Their work life, while often rewarding, can at any moment become frustrating, gruesome and sad.
Dear Gov. Tim Walz,
2018 ended on a rather disappointing note in Rice County.
The following is a reprint of a now-famous letter and editorial response that first appeared on the editorial page of the “New York Sun,” written in 1897. Happy holidays!
Crime and business stories are always among our most read. But write a story about a stray or injured animal and we know readers will react. In droves.