The sky is falling; weather is unusual; the earth is cooking; and world food crops are in peril. Alarmist global warming reports dominate the news (UN: CO2 pollution levels at annual record high).
Over the years I have been criticized for speaking out about human caused carbon dioxide. I think it is good that we have a public forum to debate the pros and cons of human caused carbon dioxide releases into the environment.
After interviewing two finalists for the community services director post, Crow Wing County Board members made a choice Tuesday. Stating both candidates had strong interviews, commissioners were divided Tuesday afternoon.
Back on trackHistorically, Minnesota has thrived because its people have been willing to invest in the foundations of a good economy and decent place to live - education, infrastructure, quality of life - and have been willing to share the costs equitably. Well, hurray! After a decade of disinvestment in Minnesota and its citizens, and the best efforts of Republican policies to take us back to 19th century Robber Baron dystopia, we're once again on the right track.
WASHINGTON - Abortion provider Merle Hoffman called a news conference at the National Press Club this week to announce the results of an alarming new study she commissioned:
It isn't news when Kinky Friedman is left holding the bag. But in his latest mystery, he is left holding a real bag - a pink vinyl cosmetics case that makes up plenty of trouble for the "Kinkster" and his pals.
When it comes to marketing his novels globally, Sidney Sheldon is an officially certified champ. The 1999 Guinness Book of Records credits him as the world's most translated novelist (51 languages, more than 180 countries).
MANKATO (AP) - If the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad expansion is routed through this southern Minnesota city, local officials say it will cost millions of dollars more to minimize its impact.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - University of Minnesota President Mark Yudof plans to barnstorm the state later this month to seek support for the school in its budget fight with Gov. Jesse Ventura.
As you may know, my top legislative priority for this year is tax reform and tax relief. I believe that we should update our tax system so it is fairer to you as taxpayers and makes Minnesota businesses more competitive.
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