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Standing Up to Wall Street and Anti-Worker Agenda

The income gap in this country is growing larger and those in the lower income brackets are dealing with increasing challenges and stress. The wage difference between corporate executives and workers has increased dramatically. In addition, the gap between executive … Continue reading

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Jim Smith

Jim Smith passed away on July 3, 2017. There will be a gathering from 4-8:00 P.M. on Monday, July 10 at Klecatsky & Sons Eagan Chapel (1580 Century Point, Eagan) and one hour prior to the 11:00 A.M. Mass on … Continue reading

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The New St. Croix Crossing

On Monday afternoon, I had the opportunity to tour the new bridge over the St. Croix.  It is an impressive structure that is designed for 100 years.  It is about a mile long, about a hundred feet wide, and slightly … Continue reading

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Remembering Thurgood Marshall

I saw the play THURGOOD tonight at the Lowry Lab Theater in St. Paul. James Craven does a marvelous job of portraying Thurgood Marshall and talking about some of the highlights of the Supreme Court Justice’s life. This is an … Continue reading

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Superintendent Joe Gothard

The community gathered on Friday afternoon to say thank you and farewell to Superintedent Joe Gothard.  It was held in the new addition of Burnsville High School, a reminder of his many accomplishments as the Superintendent of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth

I had the oppotunity to hear Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois speak the other evening. She is a very charming and passionate individual, in additon to being very brave. She gave some details of the crash in which she lost … Continue reading

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Eagan Memorial Day 2017

I attended Eagan’s Memorial Day Observance at the Memorial Plaza this afternoon. The Presentation of the Colors was by the Eagan American Legion Post 594 Color Guard. John Flynn was the moderator and provided the invocation. Wayne Beierman was the … Continue reading

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SWEET LAND the musical

On Sunday, I attended the perfomance of SWEET LAND the musical at the history theatre.  It is the story of  Inga Altenberg, a German immigrant, who came to Minnesota after World War I. Extensive discrimination took place against Germans during … Continue reading

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A Broadway Tribute to Leading Ladies

The Eagan Women of Note had a great concert this afternoon.  Their program paid tribute to leading women vocalists as well as to women important to some of the members of the choir. Some of the songs included were: Memory from … Continue reading

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Social Security and Retirement

I attended a workshop on social security, retirement and other senior issues yesterday. Some interesting figures were given in the presentation: social security provides 50%of the income for 2/3 of retirees and 90% for the other 1/3, over half of … Continue reading

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