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Let's consider the range of economists' opinions about trade. Oops — well, there isn't really a range of opinions, it's a single opinion. Economists support free trade, and they oppose trade restrictions (e.g. tariffs). Yes, they all do. Period. It's that easy. Let's think about why. Imagine that instead of two countries, we consider two individuals. I'm better at teaching economics, and you're good at baking bread. Even if I'm better than you at both tasks, I will
The St. Croix County Recycling program, in cooperation with local municipalities, will sponsor a series of tire and appliance collections on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. These events offer the community an opportunity to safely recycle unwanted or unusable tires and appliances. All collections will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the exception of the Town of Richmond site, which will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Below is a list of upcoming events and locations. Appliance collections • Town of Troy Recycling Center (277 Townsvalley Road, River Falls)
The Pierce County Public Health Department announced Friday, Sept. 7, a dead crow found in Pierce County Sept. 5 has tested positive for West Nile virus. It was the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. "The positive bird means that residents of Pierce County need to be more vigilant in their personal protective measures to prevent mosquito bites," Health Officer/ Public Health Director AZ Snyder said.
The Alzheimer’s Association invites residents of Red Wing and surrounding communities to join with the 25th Anniversary Walk Team, the EPC Young Champions, in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. The 25th Anniversary Walk will take place in Colvill Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration begins 9 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. A special awards ceremony will be held 11:30 a.m. to recognize the top fundraising teams and individuals.
A Law Enforcement Lip Sync Challenge video by the Dakota County Sheriff's Office has advanced to the final four in a nationwide competition by USA Today. The Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in voting for the video in the contest bracket. The 2016 video is competing against a video by the police department in Flower Mound, Texas.
"I'm just going to go to the doctor and get antibiotics ... this cold is so annoying and I'm going on vacation next week." "I'm sure it's an ear infection that's keeping my baby up at night. The doctor will prescribe antibiotics to take care of it." Seems like antibiotics are a first line of defense for sickness. That's a problem.
A Minnesota Vikings football player is facing a felony theft charge and a domestic violence charge stemming from an Aug. 28 confrontation at an Eagan hotel. Cayleb Seth Jones, 25, of Los Angeles, was charged with theft by temporary control, a felony. He also is charged with interfering with an emergency call, a gross misdemeanor, and misdemeanor domestic assault.
Motorists are advised to drive with caution on all area roads and are reminded not to drive through standing water or around barriers. Use the designated detour route as many state, county and local roads are experiencing flooding. For more information regarding statewide traffic impacts check 511wi.gov . Crawford County
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake Isabelle in Dakota County, as well as Bald Eagle Lake and Lake Johanna in Ramsey County, according to a news release. A trained detector found three zebra mussels attached to the fishing pier on Lake Isabelle during Saturday’s University of Minnesota Extension “Starry Trek” search day.
Motorists on Highway 61 near the Highway 63/ Eisenhower Bridge in Red Wing will be detoured from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Aug. 29-30 as construction crews set new beams for the small bridge over Highway 61, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation.