March 24, 2010
Join one Winona woman's fight to have insurance companies put their money where their customers' mouths are when it comes to CSAs
I was getting coffee recently and ran into someone I used to work with. I was pleased for the opportunity to say hello and check to see how things were going for this gentleman. I was taken aback though by his greeting. He said, “So, what kind of trouble are you getting yourself into now?” Quickly in my head, I stumbled though the some possible responses: The inane, “Huh?,” then the more defensive, “What do you mean...
March 23, 2010
Check this out: Conservative pundit David Frum, a former speech writer for George W. Bush, on the fallout of the passage of health care reform and the Republican party's unwillingness to cooperate with it:
We followed the most radical voices in the party and the movement, and they led us to abject and irreversible defeat.
March 22, 2010
New Target Field is welcomed in the Twins’ home opener against the Boston Red Sox on April 12 and marks the first time the team will host an outdoor game since Sept. 1981
Less than one month remains until Minnesota Twins fans get the chance to watch their favorite team play America’s favorite pastime in the new outdoor Target Field stadium.
The Twins’ home opener against the Boston Red Sox on April 12 will mark the first time the team will host an outdoor game since September 1981, when the team played its home season finale at Metropolitan Stadium located in Bloomington, where the Mall of America now...
March 21, 2010
One of the reasons Jefferson put so much stock in the farmer as the guarantor of a healthy democracy was his belief that farming encouraged the farmer to be as intelligent as possible. A farmer had to pay close attention to the peculiarities of the land—where the soil was most fertile, where the vagaries of topography made one field less flood-prone in the spring, let’s say, or where the slope of a hill shielded an orchard and...
March 16, 2010
For many Americans, St. Patrick's Day celebrates dying rivers green and wearing cheap plastic decorations. What happened to celebrating the culture?
On Wednesday, March 17, college students (and others) across America will wear green, eat beef and cabbage, and go to parties where they will drink green beer and Irish car bombs—a drink with Guiness, Bailey’s, and Jameson. But how many people celebrating St. Patrick’s Day really know why they are celebrating?
March 15, 2010
Winona County investigator to provide information about drug trends in Winona
Winona Health will host an informative presentation about street drugs, Monday, March 29, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the B.A. Miller Auditorium, (3rd floor of the hospital), 855 Mankato Avenue in Winona.
March 11, 2010
Winter can be the busiest season for local tanning beds--lobbies are packed with students readying for spring break and ritualistic tanners stripping down to relax
March 4, 2010
With unemployment benefits running out, many people without jobs are optimistic about starting from scratch
March 1, 2010
Frank Merchlewitz isn't a typical 18-year-old student at Cotter High School; in additional to AP classes, he plays piano, guitar, drums and harmonica
February 24, 2010
Community Bible Church in Winona hosts Parents' Night Out, a service of free child care once a month