It is just as important to protect the waters of the St. Louis River watershed as it is the Rainy River Basin. There is de facto racism in placing the romantic attachment of outdoor enthusiasts to the BWCA over the interests of the Ojibwe.
The POST Board could be, and ought to be, in my view, the primary discipline agency for law enforcement officers in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has a chance to promote environmental justice in the question of copper sulfide mining in Minnesota; let’s hope the court rises to the occasion.
They ought to be able to exercise their rights without hazing, intimidation, and retaliation from elected officials. We’ve had enough of that.
These cases are not mere squabbling about agency decisions; they are about the basic honesty of the agencies and their fidelity to the public interest.
The governor said of Minnesota and the PolyMet project, “I think we can do things right.” The record to date is not encouraging.
The Clinton and Trump campaigns would be wise to think about people like Jeff Johnson and Steve Timmer if they want to win.
Plus: Duluth loses court fight against casino; flight service from St. Cloud to Chicago to end; 10 theaters now planning to show ‘The Interview’; and more.
Please, Senator, some comedy in the service of public policy.
PLUS: Andrew Wiggins says he wants to be on T-wolves; a survey shows school districts still cutting staff and programs; and Yelp hammers the River Oasis Cafe over wage fee.
There was a substantial campaign finance bill passed by the legislature last session, and its consequences are beginning to be felt.
Justice Paul Anderson’s retirement, MN campaign finance law changes, future of the Legacy money and more.
PolyMet’s proposed mine in northeast Minnesota would generate water pollution for up to 500 years.
“DUI guy” has alleged parole violation; no e-blackjack for racetrack; GOP leadership candidates; cougar on the prowl; and more.
Northern Oil and Gas may be in play; bad news for cows and hogs; Kline race heating up; Downey mentioned for 2014 governor’s race; and more.
Kiffmeyer cites 6,224 “questionable votes”; 2014 All-Star Game likely; Pohlads add car dealerships; heat returning; and more.
High grain costs, caused by severe drought, are hitting dinner tables from Guatemala to China. But the world has learned valuable lessons since the food shocks of 2008. Will it be enough to prevent social unrest?
Voter ID passage draws NYT scorn; rare ruling on health benefits; June primary plan advances; another Arden Hills stadium plan; DeLaSalle marriage talk goes national; and more.