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Doused in color

June 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — More than 400 people were adorned with the colors of the rainbow from head to toe by the time they crossed the finish line Saturday morning in the YMCA’s Color Dash 5K.

Some were drenched in shades of blue, pink, purple, orange, …continue reading on dglobe.com

Republicans look for an opening

May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans are looking for any opportunity to get a foothold in a state government dominated by Democrats.

Sen. Scott Newman announced Thursday that he is seeking to upset two-term Democratic Attorney General Lori Swanson a…continue reading on dglobe.com

Governor race activity picks up as GOP convention nears

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Republican convention is a week and a half away, so governor candidates are doing everything they can to get delegate support.

For Jeff Johnson, that means picking a popular southeast Minnesota politician to be his runni…continue reading on dglobe.com

Congressional candidate Hagedorn back in race

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A little more than six weeks after losing his party’s endorsement for Minnesota’s First Congressional District, Jim Hagedorn is back in the race.

Hagedorn, who was defeated by Aaron Miller in seeking to be the Republican Partyâ…continue reading on dglobe.com

MN study finds racial disparities in marijuana arrests

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — Black Minnesotans were 6.4 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana than whites, according an analysis of 2011 public records by Minnesota 2020, a self-described “progressive think tank.”

Nicole Simms, the author of…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton, Franken lead GOP rivals, poll finds

April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken have double-digit leads over all their announced Republican challengers, according to a Suffolk University poll of Minnesota voters released Tuesday.

Fewer than half the voters said they plan …continue reading on dglobe.com

Chamberlain school board rejects Indian honor song again

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

By JESSICA GIARD

For the Daily Republic

CHAMBERLAIN — A vote to include an American Indian honor song at Chamberlain High School’s graduation ceremony failed for the second time.

The school board voted 4-2 against the honor song Monday ni…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Chamberlain school board rejects Indian honor song again

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

By JESSICA GIARD

For the Daily Republic

CHAMBERLAIN — A vote to include an American Indian honor song at Chamberlain High School’s graduation ceremony failed for the second time.

The school board voted 4-2 against the honor song Monday ni…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

O’REILLY: There is hope for American black families

July 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

My friend Charles Krauthammer, a thinking man’s pundit, believes some problems cannot be solved. Charles points to the Palestinian-Israeli situation and to the collapse of the traditional black family in America.
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Students at forefront of local program addressing race

May 15, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON – Youth Making Changes (YMC), a Nobles County Integration Collaborative (NCIC) afterschool program for high school students, hosted a community event Tuesday to foster dialogue about race relations and student leadership. Continue Reading