|Pedestrian and bicycle safety is improving
|I just wanted to say that I appreciate everyone who has contributed to (and continues to work toward) making Windom a safer place for pedestrians and bicyclists.|
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
|Reader answers top dog park questions|
|A group of Windom residents is exploring building a dog park in Windom. There have been questions and concerns about what exactly a dog park entails. We hope we can help answer them.|
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
|Super Bowl LII already having impact locally
|When Minnesota hosts Super Bowl LII in 2018 we want people across the state - from top to bottom - to share in the celebration.|
That is why we were so excited to join community leaders and families in Windom to partner with Toro, Windom Area Hospital and Windom Public Schools to improve health and wellness for Windom children.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
|Lawmakers need to stop political games|
|In response to Rep. Rod Hamilton and Sen. Bill Weber's recent complaints about Gov. Mark Dayton's buffer strips and lack of bowing down to their agenda for the legislative session, here is my opinion.|
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
|We cannot afford to go without Ag2School|
|This is an open letter to Rep. Rod Hamilton and Sen. Bill Weber.|
In 2016 and now in 2017, rural legislators from both sides of the aisle fought hard to create a fairer state share of school facility costs by targeting property tax relief to farm property for taxes paid on school bonds. This Ag2School 40 percent property tax credit gained broad support among education and agriculture organizations in Minnesota.
But we couldn't realize the benefit because the tax bill was vetoed last year and a special session never occurred. This cannot happen again.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017