April 28, 2011
I am standing up to an amendment that would write discrimination into our state constitution--will you?
You may have heard that recently, Republicans in the Minnesota Senate introduced three bills to put a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage on the ballot in 2012. Not only is this out-of-touch with what voters in Winona County want to see from our state government--save, create, and enable jobs--it would prevent lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals from having the rights that I--a heterosexual male--have.
March 10, 2011
There is a lot going on in the world (as there always is) and lately I've been struggling to keep up with all of it. Over the next week or so I plan to publish some comments about the various stories that have been occupying my thoughts.
February 24, 2011
Although Winona State has done a few things for energy and water efficiency, there are many different ways to create a more energy and water efficient college
Everywhere around the country, colleges are saving money and creating good reputations for themselves by installing new water and energy efficient products throughout their campuses. Winona State University should be at the forefront of establishing these new products throughout their campus. Although WSU has made some initiative towards using efficient products, there is much more work that can and should be done to many of our campus...
February 23, 2011
Dear Community Member,
Your are cordially invited to the 2011 Winona County DFL Banquet and Silent Auction on Sunday, March 20 from 4:30 PM until 8:00 PM at Westfield Golf Club, 1460 West 5th Street in Winona. Tickets cost $50.00 each and all proceeds go to keeping the Winona County DFL office open as we continue working together to elect Democrats to public office.
Confirmed Guests include:
Rep. Tim Walz, Congressman,...
September 25, 2010
Follow the action and the tunes of the Boats and Bluegrass Festival all day Saturday through Winona360's contributors straight from Prairie Island Campgrounds
By Lisa Ostrander
Saturday, Sept. 25: 8:14 p.m.
July 20, 2010
Twenty-five 9th-graders from Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Tucson, Ariz., will get a head start on college success this summer, thanks to a first-of-its-kind program offered by Saint Mary’s University
Twenty-five 9th-graders from Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Tucson, Ariz., will get a head start on college success this summer, thanks to a first-of-its-kind program offered by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.
May 7, 2010
According to this article in the Winona Daily News, Minnesota state representative Steve Drazkowski has introduced a bill similar to the Arizona "Show Me Your Papers" anti-immigration law. According to the Winona Daily News:
March 8, 2010
Annual “Prelude to Spring” Orchestra Tea raises money for Strings in Motion, a local organization which supports music education
February 8, 2010
Why is Collin Peterson, Minnesota's Congressional Representative from the Red River valley, threatening our food supply? As Chairman of the House Ag Committee, you'd think he would be for feeding us. But Peterson, along with House Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and Representative Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) is introducing legislation to prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gas emissions...