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We've seen very kind and compassionate letters to this paper, along with biased and intolerant ones. We're talking here of the topic of immigration, though there are multiple related issues. I had hoped that a previous column put to rest the false argument that immigration is bad for U.S. jobs and the economy. I guess I was wrong — it hasn't. The problem of economic scapegoating is stronger than ever, not just in the U.S. but around the world. Since the beginning of time, ruling parties have used a "divide and conquer" strategy that
Matthew J. Anderson, 33, Ellsworth, pleaded innocent and posted a $5,000 signature bond on a theft-movable property charge May 9. The charge stemmed from a May 4 incident in the town of Gilman. Jayson J.R. Bailey, 20, St. Paul, posted a $15,000 signature bond on a felony burglary - building or dwelling charge May 7. The charge resulted from a May 3 incident in Prescott.
An officer responded to a tree that fell across road and damaged power lines on HIghway 35 in Maiden Rock at 9:21 p.m. May 7. The officer helped with emergency lights and shutting down the highway until highway and utility crews could make the road safe. Stolen vehicle Officers assisted St. Croix County Sheriff's office with a traffic stop concerning a stolen vehicle at 5:27 a.m. May 11 on 890th Avenue / Highway 63, Baldwin. A subject was arrested and transported to St. Croix County Jail.
The 2018 Hudson High School gradudation ceremony is scheduled to begin 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018. Stream provided by Hudson / North Hudson Community Access Television.
Crisis services are a critical piece of the mental health system. During Mental Health Month this May, the Minnesota Department of Human Services is highlighting services that get people in crisis the help they need, when they need it. One of 5 Minnesotans face mental illness each year, and one in 25 people live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Fortunately, there are more treatments, services and community support available, and many people with mental illness can and do recover.
EAU CLAIRE — When members of Kristina Novek's environmental science class at Chippewa Valley Technical College in River Falls brainstormed ideas for a class project, helping save an endangered species did not immediately come to mind. After all, weren't endangered species a problem in someone else's backyard? "Then someone mentioned Crystal Cave was doing bat research," said Aaron Larson, a 2012 Elmwood High School graduate who grew up about 5 miles from the iconic tourist attraction in rural Spring Valley.
Encouraged by statewide results in special elections and the regular spring election this year, local Democratic parties from Trempealeau, Buffalo and Pepin counties are planning a picnic and rally to introduce candidates for the Democratic Party nomination for governor, lieutenant governor, and state Senate and assembly races. The picnic will take place in the Mondovi Tourist Park on Saturday, May 19, starting at 10 a.m. with an introduction from Brady Weiss, newly elected mayor of Mondovi.
Cattle on the loose in Pierce County • Deputies responded to a report of a pig on the roadway on Highway 10 by Prescott on April 23. The pig was located and put back in its pen. • Deputies reported to 650th Street/State Highway 29 near River Falls for a report of cows on the roadway on April 23. When officers got there the cows were back in fence, but police did notify property owner that it was reported that cows had been out.
The 2018 Pierce County Fair is Aug. 9-12. Entry day for all non-animal exhibits is Aug. 8 with judging beginning Aug. 9. So whether you bake, sew, build, grow or train, entering an exhibit at a county fair is an exciting process.
A woman reported what she thought might be a possible attempted abduction in Spring Valley Friday, April 27 after a man approached her and her three children. The woman, who was on a walk with her children near Newman Avenue and Central Street near the Spring Valley Emergency Services Building, said a man later identified as Stephen W. Gullixson, 65, Baldwin, approached them in a vehicle and offered her money as part of God’s work. She said he also allegedly asked to take a picture of the children.