CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: House, Senate look to the sun for power
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesotans could sell solar power to electric utilities under a bill the House passed 70-63 late Tuesday.
They pay someone who has solar on their house just what the ... Posted on 5/8/13 at 8:29 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING A Child's Senseless Death
Bullies have claimed another victim, this time in Iowa.
The boy was just 14 years old. His name was Kenneth Weishuhn.
I would encourage everyone to look to themselves, their children. Not just for v... Posted on 4/24/12 at 10:00 AM
HEALTHBEAT Health care bullies
His test results were late, so the patient jokingly asked the doctor whom to blame. The doctor pointed to the nurse and said, "If you want to scream at anyone, scream at her."
Was this just an offhan... Posted on 5/9/11 at 3:25 PM
District 518, P.D. get gossip site suspended
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 Administrator John Landgaard has half a page of hand-written names of high school students and graduates who played some role in a Twitter account established Monday that was used to spread gossip about WHS classmates.
SIBLEY, Iowa — “Do I look like a bully? Do I sound like a bully?”
Those were the seemingly unlikely questions asked of Sibley-Ocheyedan sixth- through-eighth graders by children’s advocate and author Trudy Ludwig early in her presentation Monday afternoon in the S-O High School Auditorium.
Margo Haut gets emotional when talking about her sudden dismissal. Margo has been a social worker for Stutsman County the last three years. And she often attends Jamestown school board meetings, to urge a crackdown on bullying.
When Cooperstown, N.D., experienced the suicide of a teenager due to bullying, it touched communities and schools in the surrounding states. Some schools took a look at their own bullying and harassment policies, trying to prevent a similar occurrence.
On Thursday, November 4th we lost our daughter Cassidy to suicide. As a family we feel it is important to share our thoughts and to reach out to help others who may be struggling with depression and anxiety as our daughter did.
District 37 North Dakota Sen. Rich Wardner says plans are in the works for an anti-bullying law in North Dakota and he met with concerned Dickinson parents Mandy and Robert Skinner Monday morning to discuss the steps it would take to get the law on the books.
Early Thursday, a couple hours before the sun rose in Cooperstown, N.D., 16-year-old Cassidy Joy Andel posted a note on her Facebook page: “My time has come, and so I’m gone. To a better place, far beyond. I love you all as you can see. But it’s better now, because I’m free.”
COON RAPIDS, Minn. — A Minnesota school district that has been caught in an emotional debate about how it treats gay students after a teenager’s suicide earlier this year tweaked several policies Monday night to clarify that the harassment or bullying of gay students won’t be tolerated.
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