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Tuesday, April 22, was International Earth Day — the date citizens around the world take stock of how they’re affecting the earth and what they can do to shrink their carbon … more
We were planning to write a news story about the new Minnesota minimum wage law for this week’s edition of the Star Herald. However, as we dug into the fine print, it became more and … more
The arrival of spring in Minnesota heralds the change of atmosphere, activity, and eating habits.  While comfort foods soothed during cold weather, now we are pulling the grill out of … more
With the legislative session now in full swing in St. Paul, I want to give you an update on an important project. The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System has been a work in progress for many … more
If you have failed to notice the spring thaw beginning in Rock County, take a peek outside and just look at the glorious mud and slush! Put on a pair of waterproof boots and splash in a puddle. … more
Davis-Bacon is not a product being offered by Luverne’s new meat market. Davis-Bacon is the name of a federal wage law that impacts the cost of public works projects, and it’s … more
Should local governments ask taxpayers to finance high-speed Internet access for everyone? That, according to County Administrator Kyle Oldre, “is an excellent public policy … more
Raising a family is hard work. If it wasn’t, they’d call it existing with a family. Perhaps if child rearing was meant to be easy, it would be called passively allowing humans in … more
With the mix of snow, thaws and freezing temperatures, ice dams are once again rearing their ugly heads for homeowners. If ice dams must be removed, the Minnesota Department of Commerce suggests … more
National elections get all the headlines, but decisions made at the local level can have the greatest impact on people’s lives. There will be plenty of open seats at the local … more
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