Columns

Fri
22
Dec

In Your Court: It’s in Your Court: Don’t be a grinch!


Judge Steve Halsey

Now that we are in the holiday season, that is, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day, it’s probably time to, once again, make some comments on child holiday visitation or “parenting time.” Many children of divorced parents will be happily s

Mon
18
Dec

District 4 County Commissioner: Low taxes, no debt, lots of achievements


Joe Atkins Dakota County Commissioner, District 4

The Dakota County Board voted this week for a 2018 budget that will result in Dakota County having the lowest county taxes in Minnesota. In addition, as we round out 2017, below are some key achievements and milestones for the year.

Mon
18
Dec

BBB • Advice on handling debt collectors

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Wed
13
Dec

Words from Wiger: Caution is watchword for Minnesota’s fiscal future


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

Minnesota’s economy is growing, but not as fast as predicted.

Mon
11
Dec

In Your Court: Court decorum and civil disobedience


Judge Steve Halsey

This fall a controversy has arisen over the free speech rights of athletes to kneel during the national anthem. This is not a new phenomenon.

Wed
06
Dec

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - December 2017


submitted photo • As part of the Work-Based Learning programs at North and Tartan high schools, over 500 students within the last year have toured local businesses such as McGrath Manufacturing located in Maplewood.

The Work-Based Learning programs at North and Tartan high schools offer experiential learning that connects a student’s career goal and classroom learning with a productive work environment.

Wed
06
Dec

Elected board at Washington Conservation District provides leadership behind the scenes


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Mon
04
Dec

BBB • Tips on shopping with mobile devices

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Wed
29
Nov

From the Bench: The right to a fair trial


Greg Galler, District Court Judge

Imagine that you were convicted of a serious crime. During the jury trial an error occurred. Maybe some evidence was mistakenly admitted, or the judge’s jury instructions were incorrect, or perhaps there was some sort of prosecutorial misconduct.

Tue
28
Nov

Your Legal Rights: Pension advance schemes


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

Some companies attempt to convince people to hand over some of their monthly pension payments in exchange for a short-term loan.

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