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Legislative notebook: Senate backs gasoline tax hike
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Minnesota senators voted Friday to raise the state gasoline tax 5 cents in the next few years. After the Senate Transportation Committee in recent weeks removed a gas ...
5/11/13 at 11:15 AM Legislative notebook: Senate passes smaller minimum wage 5/9/13 at 8:44 AM
Legislative notebook: House, Senate look to the sun for power 5/8/13 at 8:29 AM
The calm after the ice storm
There were all sorts of blogs I wanted to write things I wanted to say, people I wanted to recognize and little did you see this tidbits I wanted to share in the days immediately following the ice st...
4/16/13 at 5:07 PM
Continual (Solar-Powered) Economic Growth
Last Saturday I attended an event at the University of Minnesota showcasing professors and their research. Each gave a presentation and took questions from the audience. One spoke about depression eco...
2/28/13 at 10:25 AM In the Not-Now 2/18/13 at 11:27 AM
The Doctor Who Went to Heaven...and Came Back 10/23/12 at 8:56 AM
Have Your Say The Advance Directive Way
Advance Directives are a way to "have your say" about the type of care you receive (or don't receive) in the event you suffer a catastrophic medical event, such as a stroke or an accident, that leav...
1/11/13 at 9:37 AM
Women I Admire: #4 Amy Poehler, comedianne
Since I am drawn to good comedies, whats funny in movies, shows, and personalities, and am inspired by other peoples humor (especially comediennes), Amy Poehler is another woman I admire. I turn to di...
1/19/12 at 8:00 PM
Five Acts of Farm Safety
Act I Excluding safety Farm life has always involved lots of hard work. Although most have traded hand tools for massive equipment, long hours still wear farmers down. Wet weather has increased the s...
6/23/11 at 11:41 PM I am somebody 4/1/11 at 5:39 AM
Transforming Darkness into Light
We met ata function that called for business casual conversation. He worked the room like a professional, making small talk and thoughtful introductions to colleagues. It was clear to me this wasnt hi...
5/31/11 at 7:43 PM What I learned about Business from a Fish 5/15/11 at 8:55 PM
Before The Lights Go Out
Our local community had our first summer storm where many in our community lost power and are still waiting for power to be restored 12 hours later. I had a request on facebook to make a list of the t...
5/31/11 at 11:01 AM
Marathon Weekend: Power Up and Keep Rockin' with Energy Bites
It's Marathon weekend in Fargo. My son, Dan, has diligently trained for the full marathon, getting his miles in, building his strength and managing a healthful eating plan. He's ready. As the firstbo...
5/19/11 at 10:45 AM Marathon Power Cookies: not just for the runners 5/20/10 at 3:00 AM