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By Bob Barrett,  Representative, Dist. 17B You’ve all, most likely, seen the ominous, spinning U.S. National Debt Clock that gives Americans the real-time honest truth about our federal debt crisis. Many people do not realize it, but over $10 billion dollars is spent EVERY DAY by our federal government; some of it hard-earned taxpayer money, […]

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From Lakes Region EMS— Learning to drive is a milestone in every teen’s life. It is a time of independence for both parent and teen as they can now begin driving themselves to and from various activities. It can also be a time of stress for parents, since a lack of experience can often lead […]

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Brenda Farr Zelinka, executive director of Northwoods Humane Society, sent this special note to us. “I found this post on Craigslist and wanted to share with you all. This is a great description of the whole process and how ‘we’ Northwoods Humane Society works for these old critters. Sounds like Otis hit pay day!”  This […]

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By Derrick Knutson, associate editor I’d like to apologize for errors in a recent story about a proposed 40-unit housing development in North Branch. The story, “Developer Approaches NB about building multi-unit housing complex,” ran in the March 21 issue of the Post Review. There were two errors in the story that likely caused some […]

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By Bob Barrett, Rep. Dist. 17B  The economic news in St. Paul is increasingly optimistic. Earlier this week we unveiled a forward-looking and fiscally responsible plan that would pay off last year’s school shift and begin to pay back the $2 billion school shift that we inherited from the former DFL majority. As you may […]

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After Minnesota State Senator Sean Nienow (R-Cambridge) wrote a letter to US Senator Chuck Grassely (R-Iowa) calling for a congressional inquiry into Medicaid funding in Minnesota, Senator Grassley responded by sending a letter to all 50 states, drawing national attention to HMO transparency issues. Allegations have recently surfaced that the state may have inflated health […]

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