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“What can I spray it with?” That question often pops up when gardeners first see a pest or disease problem. As Master Gardeners we promote the concept of integrated pest management, hoping you will not get to the point of asking that question. The basic concept is that prevention is better than cure, which can be illustrated in terms of your own health.

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Brent Hatch missed running the infamous Boston Marathon last year after recovering from an Achilles’s tendon injury. The teacher from Madison Elementary School in Blaine knew this year would take an extra effort – not only to qualify but to run close to his sub-three hour time on the famed 26.2-mile course.

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One look at the Minnesota Vikings’ record and it’s easy to say this is a lost season.
On paper, the Vikings 3-9-1 record reeks of a team going in the wrong direction fast, but a deeper look shows that the level of parity across the league is very high.

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Minnesota educators, students, parents and policymakers received another honor last week: the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools ranked ourstate’s charter law as number one in the country.

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