Following several council meetings filled with flaring tempers and bickering – primarily between Councilmembers Heidi Moegerle and Bob DeRoche – the East Bethel City Council Sept. 18 directed city staff to prepare a draft policy establishing that councilmember expenses must be pre-approved.
A bald-headed woman sat on a bench outside her Twin Cities home on a summer’s day. Hundreds of people walked past her that day, many of them wearing the iconic pink ribbon of breast cancer awareness. To each walker, the woman shouted, “Thank you for walking. Thank you for saving my life.”