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Notebook: Groups use gay marriage issue to raise campaign money
By Don Davis Some say the gay marriage debate is behind Minnesotans, but it has a way of coming back again and again a year after Minnesotans voted to not ban same-sex marriage and four months after i...
11/25/13 at 9:03 AM Minnesota fair food not just deep fried 8/30/13 at 8:24 AM
Political notebook: Peterson down, not out 7/15/13 at 8:44 AM
Introducing: The 2013 Smith Awards for Spectacular Disasters
Aside from new categories for the 2013 Othmar H. Ammann Awards, the Smith Awards, where the author picks the best and worst news in the world of (historic) bridges, also has a new category that will...
10/29/13 at 9:50 AM The Bridges of Des Moines Part II: The Arch Bridges 10/17/13 at 9:47 AM
Newsflyer 13 September 2013 9/13/13 at 9:42 AM
Is Homeschooling Better?
I work for a school district, so it seems odd for me to ask such a question. Then again, one sees the good and bad when on the inside. I've written about this before. But even though state schools h...
10/21/13 at 7:19 AM Mail Order Heroin 9/24/13 at 7:04 AM
What is a 501(c) 3, a private foundation, a public charity
501 (c)(3)-A Difference 501(c)(3) exemptions apply to corporations, and anycommunity chestfund,cooperating associationor foundation, organized and operated exclusively forreligious,charitable,scientif...
6/9/13 at 6:43 AM What Can We Do For God? 6/16/11 at 6:19 PM
Roger Reinert-How Long Will The Shut Down Be? 6/15/11 at 1:22 PM
Bayern Munich has doped it way to the top!
From the Sports Arena 4-0 for Bayern Munich! If you add the blow-out against Barcelona during last night's first game of the Champions League semi-finals in European Soccer to the blow-out games of ...
4/24/13 at 9:16 AM Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 3:55 AM
Flensburg Files News Flyer- 17 September 2011 9/16/11 at 11:29 PM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 2:11 PM The Politics of Pinching Peaches 8/2/12 at 1:32 PM
Facebook: Sometimes I Like It, Sometimes I Don't 4/18/12 at 11:32 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 10:31 AM
Cooking at the State Fair on Opening Day & Jambalaya Hotdish Recipe
The Minnesota state fair is the second largest state fair in the US. Second only to Texas, this fair is a food obsessed person's dream. The food booths were awesome! When I would hear people walk by m...
8/23/12 at 7:39 PM
Deep-fried everything on a stick
I'm going to reveal a secret: I've lived in Minnesota all my life but have never taken partin that quintessential rite of late summer- the consuming of deep-fried cheese curds (or deep-fried anything,...
8/24/11 at 10:31 AM
Health Care, Obesity, Tuition Costs
Health Care is costing us a bundle; that's for sure. It is really scary withthe State of MN shutting down and all the non-profits that will be effected. What is going tohappen to the tens of thousands...
7/1/11 at 4:42 AM Cuts Are Going To Be Made Everywhere 2/14/11 at 7:01 AM
Health Care Centers in The State 7/6/10 at 2:54 AM
It's your turn for a fix-up
For the three families that took part in The Forums Financial Fix-up, the past six weeks have gotten them looking closer at their finances and taking positive steps regarding their money. Perhaps youv...
2/5/11 at 1:36 AM How Much Home Can You Afford? 1/26/11 at 4:59 PM
Don't Get Nickel and Dimed 1/19/11 at 10:53 AM
Well that's different
The other day without thinking I made an off-hand remark about one set of laws for straight people and one set of laws for gay people. I make alot of remarks without thinking. Here's a few examples o...
10/17/10 at 6:17 AM
Watch those leaves zoom by
Fall colors are here and so are the inexplicably impatient drivers. The locals are willing, even eager, to pass in No Passing Zones all year round, but the behavior of the foliage lookie-loos is hard ...
9/24/10 at 10:03 AM
Looking at Lake Superior State
Two weeks from Friday, Minnesota Duluth opens 2010-11 at Lake Superior State in a one-game trip to Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., on Oct. 8 (followed with a game the next night at Northern Michigan.) The M...
9/24/10 at 8:39 AM WCHA offers best wishes to Penn State 9/17/10 at 3:17 PM
Penn State makes it official 9/17/10 at 8:50 AM
New visitor center celebration at Grand Portage State Park
A new visitor center at Grand Portage State Park will be celebrated on Sept. 25, according to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release. Maples should be near their peak of fall color ...
9/16/10 at 11:49 AM