Archive | December 28, 2012
To the Editor: Our nation is shocked and saddened by the recent murders of 20 young children and six adults in Connecticut. Our government feels like part of the solution to stop such tragedy is to put a ban on assault weapons. Why is our nation not shocked and saddened when our government allows hu...Read More
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By Dr. Daniel E. Rose, Guest Columnist As we enter the new year with so many good intentions, I would like to invite everyone to add one more resolution to their list — improved oral health. As a practicing dentist in Pillager, I see firsthand the effects lack of regular dental care can have on t...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] Boys Basketball: Pierz 68, Braham 67 (OT) Pierz battled back from a 13-point second half deficit to force extra play, then clipped Braham 68-67 in Thursday’s opening round of the St. Cloud Cathedral tournament. Four players scored at least ...Read More
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Scioto Arts thriving in rural Royalton  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer  James Daly wanted to be a woodworker. Growing up along the Scioto River in Ohio, he lived directly behind a lumber mill. “My mother saw that I had talent,” Daly said. “But then I got to toying around with painting....Read More
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What are the strengths and shortcomings in public education that most need attention in 2013? Students, families, educators and others who read this column in more than 200 communities from Stillwater to Elk River and Waconia, from Little Falls to Caledonia, will have their own answers. Here are fiv...Read More
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Some of the new laws that will take effect Jan. 1, 2013 are listed below. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Business  Business solicitation restrictions clarified: Licensed health care providers will be prohibited from using third parties to solicit busine...Read More
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The 32 students in the Upsala welding III and robotics classes will be working together to compete in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Challenge, an “intellectual sport of the mind.” FIRST Robotics Challenge involves high school teams building a work...Read More
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DFL-controlled legislature begins work Jan. 8 By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol Reporter This legislative session will be a study in bulldozer politics. Within the bounds of the state constitution, Democrats can accomplish virtually anything they want. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton can watch the State Capit...Read More
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All Pierz area girls and boys, ages 10 – 14, as of Jan. 1, 2013, are invited to participate at the local level of competition for the 2013 Knights of Columbus (KC) Free Throw contest. The contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 8 a.m. at the Pierz Healy High School. There is [...]...Read More
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The Royalton Knights of Columbus (KC) free throw competition will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the main gym at Royalton High School. This program provides for competition for boys and girls, ages 10 to 14 years old, from the local level with winners moving to the state ...Read More
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