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Hallelujah: the project begins

Hallelujah: the project begins

Dec. 11 | Constructing the new Peoples’ Stadium   Hallelujah! The great occasion of the beginning of construction preparedness and building of the Peoples’ Stadium arrived: December 2, 2013. “Mission accomplished” or another December day in...

“To the extent practical”

“To the extent practical”

Dec. 4 | Escape language in legislation allows steel purchase outside Iron Range   The Minnesota Sports Facility Authority met November 22, 2013, to sign the contract to put the final stadium construction process and procedures into place....

Is President Obama a ‘lame duck’?

Is President Obama a ‘lame duck’?

Nov. 27 | You be the judge   In the last 20 days, discussion on both the left and the right has been about the failures of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the real name of what both sides call “Obamacare,” long a term of pride for Democrats and one of derision...

Chief Janeé Harteau is doing a good job

Chief Janeé Harteau is doing a good job

Nov. 20 | No need to replace her   Minneapolis celebrates the election of its second female in the history of City Government, Betsy Hodges, bringing discussion about her representing diversity balance. Really? How, when for the next four years there...

Violence grips downtown

Violence grips downtown

Nov. 14 | One dead, three wounded in night of terror   When shots rang out around 11:53 pm, Saturday night, November 2, 2013, at the Epic nightclub in downtown Minneapolis (or 1 am; reports vary as this is written just two days after the shooting) the crowd...

Security reduced at Vikings games

Security reduced at Vikings games

Oct. 30 | Sheriff Richard Stanek objects: Why didn’t others?   The National Football League’s directors of security ordered all 32 NFL teams to ban law enforcement officers working NFL games from being armed: no more bringing their weapons to work at the...

Minnesota Lynx: We thank you!

Minnesota Lynx: We thank you!

Oct. 23 |   It is quite clear that the most successful and winningest professional sports team in Minnesota history is now the two-time champion and three-time finalist, The Minnesota Lynx. Our profound congratulations and our deepest appreciation for...

Attack on the Teachers Federation Why have friends become foes?

Attack on the Teachers Federation Why have friends become foes?

Oct. 9 | “The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.” — Mary McLeod Bethune   For decades, a workable relationship between organized labor and African American leadership existed in Minnesota. They do not necessarily speak with one voice,...

The ghost of Neville Chamberlain

The ghost of Neville Chamberlain

Sep. 18 | President Barack Obama stands in that shadow   Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister of 1930s Great Britain, went to Munich, Germany to seek peace with Hitler. The “ghost” of Chamberlain refers to his miscalculating achieving “peace in...

How does the State of MN pay its $50 million?

How does the State of MN pay its $50 million?

Sep. 11 | Has there been a breach of contract?   “Drop-dead” dates sends chills through lawyers advising legislators, executives and investors, because of the consequences of failing to comply with legal/contractual obligations on time. Minnesota’s...