St. Francis is not the town it was at the turn of the twentieth century. Many factors contributed to its decline as it struggled to reach the midcentury mark. In the early 1900s the railroads were punching their way north.
Frequently in juvenile court we judges see cases of vandalism from minor egg-throwing to major wanton acts of property destruction in the tens of thousands of dollars. I have never been able to understand the mindset of the juveniles involved in such incidents.
Gene Hodel’s letter (No legalization of Medical Marijuana, Feb 14) suggests that the liberal left is causing a deterioration of core values, with respect to recreational drug use. I hope our differences will disappear with a broader understanding of the issue.
When buying and selling stocks there are a number of different types of orders that one can enter with a broker or exchange. Each order has different ramifications as to how it is executed and at what price.
I recently read the Tax Foundation report on the 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index. Changes in our tax structure last year have driven Minnesota down to 47th place. Only California, New Jersey and New York now have worse business climates than we do.
Years ago, I suffered a traumatic injury, was wheelchair-bound for months, confined to my home for weeks and unable to do the simplest tasks. The loving, compassionate arms of friends, family – even strangers – lifted me from the depths of despair, bringing meals, cleaning the house, washing clothes, offering rides to the doctor’s office, the drug store and my children’s activities, and sometimes just delivering an encouraging word.