THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Three Bridges Gone, Two collapsed, One dead
There is a proverb that was passed down to the author by a friend of mine from Minnesota during a bridgehunting tour a couple years ago: Taking care of a valuable thing in life can prolong its life.... Posted on 11/6/12 at 9:07 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Lawyers, but No Guns or Money
Jack McDonald, the counsel for the North Dakota Newspaper Association, provided everyone in the room with a packet, entitled All Things Legal, with the subtitle: A brief look at ND open meetings and o... Posted on 5/9/12 at 1:00 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER Jacob's Law signed to report child abuse
Gov. Mark Dayton today signed Jacobs Law, named after Jacob Gould and written to keep other youths from experiencing the same things he has.
The new law requires law enforcement officials to notify... Posted on 4/4/12 at 2:27 PM
REPRINT 1960: Leash Law Causes Barking, Whining
The Daily Globe offered a photo-opinion feature each week in 1960, but this one really went to the dogs.
(Sorry. I couldn't resist.)... Posted on 8/15/10 at 1:48 PM
Smoke-free bars, restaurants find business is good after ban
LUVERNE — Minnesota’s Freedom to Breathe Act, the legislation that prohibited smoking inside bars, restaurants, workplaces and indoor public spaces, marked its fifth anniversary Monday, and though the milestone was worthy of celebrations Monday night in Hardwick and Marshall, local health officials say there is still more work to be done.
Supreme Court upholds ‘Obamacare’ in 5-4 decision
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a momentous ruling touching virtually every American, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul Thursday with the unlikely help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.
Knife threats, choking and a dognapper keep authorities busy
WORTHINGTON — After a busy weekend for law enforcement, several criminal complaints were filed in Nobles County District Court early this week.
Company hopes to sell new fuel in state
LUVERNE — The world’s first isobutanol plant is anticipated to go online in late June in Luverne, but unless the state legislature takes action to amend Minnesota law, the product produced by Gevo won’t be available to businesses and consumers in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
NCSC and law enforcement work together to keep children safe
WORTHINGTON — It started when a group of people realized how many children were getting hurt and dying of accidental causes and grew to become the largest non-profit organization dedicated to the safety of children.
Construction at the Murray County Law Enforcement is continuing at a good pace. This photo, submitted by Murray County Community Relations Director Christy Riley, was taken as the footings for the expansion phase of the project were poured.
WORTHINGTON — Statistics collected each year between June 25 and July 15 show that injuries caused by fireworks are down, but State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl said the goal is for that number to be zero.
From 111 injuries in 2004 to 57 in 2009 is an improvement, but not good enough.
PIPESTONE — The Pipestone County Sheriff’s Office arrested two women on unrelated drug charges last week while going about other business.
On May 25, a deputy went to a residence in Pipestone to advise Michelle Marie Gallop, 21, that the car she had reported stolen had been located in Virginia, Minn.
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