A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA New Plateaus Geography Spotlight #1: Moldova
I like geography--how about you? I got a big map on my bedroom wall that I study from time to time and say things like, "Hmmm, I didn't know Somalia was east of Israel."
And more than looking at al... Posted on 4/20/12 at 10:03 AM
COMPASS POINTS Spring fishing kicks into gear
Wow, talk about a fast transition from ice fishing to open water fishing.
Sue Kaiser from Ceasons Bait and Tackle in Crookston called this morning and left a message that Maple Lake, Union Lake and L... Posted on 3/20/12 at 2:42 PM
The largest union in the state, North Dakota United, is official. The new organization, that has been several years in the making, is a merger of the North Dakota Education Association and the North Dakota Public Employees Association with more than 10,000 members, making it larger than all of the other unions in the state, combined.
ST. PAUL — Republicans on a legislative panel rejected new union contracts for more than 27,000 Minnesota state employees on Thursday, drawing chants of "shame on you" from dozens of state workers and raising a potent issue ahead of November's legislative elections.
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Locked-out American Crystal Sugar factory workers have completed a 200-mile journey by foot and hay wagon in advance of an expected Friday meeting between union officials and company representatives.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republican senators got a taste Monday of the fight over labor rights that gripped other Midwestern statehouses in the last year, with a committee narrowly passing legislation to curb union power even as hundreds of demonstrators chanted and yelled just feet away.
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