Opinion
Emily Wilmes U of M Extension A 2005 University of Minnesota Extension survey of Minnesota dairy operators found that 68 percent of dairy farms employ one or more full-time equivalents of hired labor. That’s a lot of farms with employees that most likely are not family. The labor market is a compe...Read More
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Regional airport managers in the Twin Cities area are concerned because there aren’t enough young men and women flying private and commercial airplanes to replace the retiring pilots. There also is a growing shortage of trained people to fill the aeronautical jobs of the future. One way to grow in...Read More
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I was disappointed and let down when the County Commissioners voted 4-1 in favor of a rifle range and trap shoot in our neighborhood of Dailey and Mudgett townships. The public was not allowed to speak at this meeting on Oct. 21, 2014. The commissioners asked if there was any reason to oppose it. Th...Read More
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Here are five questions you might want to ask school board candidates or members running for re-election this fall. Because schools play a huge role in making communities attractive places to live and work, you might also talk with the other board members, whose seats aren’t up for election, about...Read More
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