HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS Decking Components 101
Whether you have chosen to build a deck yourself, or hire your local contractor, it is important to be up-to-date on your deck-building vocabulary to understand the roles of each of your decks compo... Posted on 4/19/13 at 8:17 AM
AMERICAS MRS RIGHT BY SANDY GEHRKE OBAMA LIED, OIL DIED IN ALASKA
Yesterday Shell Oil announced that it must scrap efforts to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off the Alaskan coast. The Reason? Obama's EPA Environmental Appeals Board is refusing to issue air permit... Posted on 4/26/11 at 5:17 PM
NEIGHBOR2NEIGHBOR BY KRIS MINER Non-profit St. Nick, a poem for board members!
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the Restorative Justice Center,
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mentor.
The grant applications were hung by the wall, in hopes that foundati... Posted on 12/27/10 at 4:12 PM
For the first time next spring, St. Croix County voters will choose 19 rather than 31 members for the County Board. Candidates for the reduced-size board could begin collecting signatures on nomination papers Dec. 1.
Whatever happened to “caring” about the kids and the teachers? As a taxpayer, I would like to know why the School Board is so afraid to stand up to the superintendant of schools and make her accountable for all the money she seems to be spending and all the extra people she hired.
I agree with the letter written by Bob Muchlinski stating that our School Board doesn’t care to listen to their constituents and holds “special” meetings in order to shut out citizen input at those meetings. What puzzles me though, is Mr. Muchlinski’s sudden change of heart with regards to these matters.
The Hudson Board of Education has given the public the two-minute warning. Actually, it’s the bum rush. In each of the last three weeks, the School Board held a “special meeting.” Yes, that’s right, three special meetings in three weeks.
Wikipedia’s definition of shunning: “the act of deliberately avoiding association with, and habitually keeping away from individuals or groups. Shunning has a long history as a means of organizational influence and control.” Several town of Hudson residents are feeling the effects of shunning firsthand.
On April 27, the Hudson Town Board unceremoniously removed Gale Qualls, Maggie Hall, Mick Blaiser and me from the Hudson Town Planning and Zoning Commission. We were replaced by friends, family and supporters of Chairman Jeff Johnson.
The St. Joseph Town Board members tossed around the idea of a “nuisance ordinance” at the Thursday, May 7, board meeting after receiving several noise complaints from residents regarding dirt-bike tracks.
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