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Tuesday’s vote as good as it gets

November 10, 2011 In a perfect world, schools wouldn’t have to ask taxpayers for money. more »»

National Anthem, spirit of patriotism, will survive without Ventura

November 8, 2011 Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura doesn’t like being told no. He doesn’t like being told he can’t do somethin. more »»

Short takes for Nov. 4

November 4, 2011 Still strong in our schools, but what does future hold? SIDEWAYS THUMBS: The good news: Minnesota continues to lead the nation in overall math achievement, according to “The Nation’s Report Card,”... more »»

Violence begets attention, but smears Occupy campaign

November 1, 2011 When does violence and breaking the law pay off? Sounds like a strange, perhaps even inappropriate question. more »»

Get informed on referendum

October 25, 2011 It’s referendum time again, this time in Marshall, where the school is asking voters to renew the $675 per pupil operating levy — which would not increase current tax levels. more »»

Short takes for Oct. 21

October 21, 2011 ‘Occupiers’ SIDEWAYS THUMBS: By a 2-to-1 margin, respondents to our latest poll think Occupy Wall Street protestors are wasting their time and are not making a difference. more »»

Short takes for Oct. 14

October 14, 2011 Buckling up THUMBS UP: Seatbelt data gathered as a result of seatbelt checks from Sept. 19-25 shows that baseline seatbelt useage in southwest Minnesota is 81.1 percent. more »»

Dayton needs to hold his ground on stadium

October 13, 2011 We’re glad a Ramsey County panel nixed the idea of a county referendum on a proposed half-cent sales tax hike that would’ve helped build a stadium in Arden Hills. more »»

Parents: The ball’s in your court on cell phones

October 12, 2011 Parents in the 21st century have plenty to deal with, much like their parents did when they were kid. more »»

Short takes for Oct. 7

October 7, 2011 Bus recall THUMBS DOWN: It’s scary enough when food such as cantaloupe and lettuce are recalled, but now buses are seeing the same fate as well. more »»

‘Super committee’ should spare Medicaid

October 5, 2011 Leading officials from the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, and the American Lung Association spoke Tuesday in a teleconference about potential cuts to Medicaid as Families... more »»

Short takes for Sept. 30

September 30, 2011 Early duck opener SIDEWAYS THUMBS: Judging from most reports, it appears the Department of Natural Resources made the right call when it requested the Legislature bump up this year’s waterfowl opene... more »»

Opening their arms to troubled youth

September 28, 2011 Marshall Middle School Ministries has one overriding goal: to seal up the cracks of depression that kids can fall into. more »»

Short takes for Sept. 23

September 23, 2011 Where’s Dayton? THUMBS DOWN: We understand Gov. Mark Dayton has a hectic schedule, but we’re disappointed he didn’t make it to Marshall on Sept. more »»

MCAs not perfect to begin with; shutdown didn’t help

September 20, 2011 School superintendents contacted by the Independent last week didn’t mince words when it came to the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, required testing under the controversial No Child Left Behin... more »»

Visitors appreciate new park

September 20, 2011 To the editor: My wife and I left from Minneapolis on a vacation on Sunday, 9-11-11. more »»

Short takes for Sept. 16

September 16, 2011 Lawmaker against all these school levies THUMBS DOWN: State Re. more »»

Moving on, but not forgetting after anniversary

September 13, 2011 On the calendar, the 9/11 anniversary is over. In our hearts and minds, 9/11 live on. more »»

Short takes for Sept. 9

September 9, 2011 Falling pheasant numbers THUMBS DOWN: The Department of Natural Resources is working to improve hunter numbers in the state, but it’s an uphill battle. more »»

Two entities better than one for Skunk Hollow

September 8, 2011 Maybe Skunk Hollow Road isn’t high on the city’s or county’s priority list, but both entities can make a statement by working through the issues surrounding the road together. more »»

 
 

 

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