Jaci Smith

Bio

Wife, mother, managing editor of the Faribault Daily News and wannabe great American novel writer.

Birthday

November 6th, 1966

Home town

Hastings

Colleagues from area Soil and Water Districts and I had the opportunity to host and join the National Conservation in Action Tour last month. …

Danny Meyer, the New York restaurateur, may have started something. Last week, he announced he would eliminate tipping at his 13 restaurants a…

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To all,
We're not allowing posts with the name of the informant because no one involved with the suit has verified or named that person. Any comments with names speculating that is the informant will be deleted.

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njpaukert, we never published a story hanging on the word of our anonymous sources because they greatly feared reprisals. But they were comfortable with us including the sentence you saw in my story in our piece once he resigned. That's hyperlinked in the story above.

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Hi MFBS,
Yes, in fact that unfinished portion came up on Tuesday night. The issue is the cost of having to go under the railroad overpass. It's expensive and thus far, the DNR, which is the entity doling out the money for these projects, has deemed a low priority. That's why the city is…

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Jaci Smith commented on Build bridges, not new laws

Ofsilence,
I think you just helped prove the point of the editorial. The editorial is not condoning the behavior -- though equating rude comments and staring to illegal gang and drug activity in your former neighborhood is a reach; one's not illegal at all while the other clearly is -- i…

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Jaci Smith commented on Build bridges, not new laws

commongal, what "shocking, alarming, disgusting events" are you referring to, that have happened to women, recently in Faribault?

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Apologies (AGAIN!) visitors, I was told the bug with the poll was fixed. Sadly, it is not. We'll try again next week.

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Clearly this wasn't meant to go online. Thanks, Faribaultgraduate, for your super vigilance! Next time we should simply take it down.

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Hey Special Ed,
Great avatar! I started to do my homework, but then I discovered that Slate had already done it for me. Here's a link to a great series of stories and a helpful map on sex offender registration laws. Hope this answers your question.
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_…

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Jaci Smith commented on Test your Cannon River smarts

CLW1970, I checked with the executive director of the Cannon River Watershed Partnership, who in turn said the state DNR considers Shields Lake to be the head of the Cannon.

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Jaci Smith commented on Test your Cannon River smarts

whatever,
Not sure what you're looking for but there is a placemark about the Straight River on the map. It's located almost right on top of Owatonna.