Day: March 15, 2018

History of St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th is known as a day to celebrate Irish heritage. Today, when thinking of St. Patrick’s Day, one might think of leprechauns, four leaf clovers, and anything green in the closet. But not everyone knows what the holiday is for, or even who St. Patrick was. “The myth of the person has become more important than the actual person,” […]

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State Officials React

Last night Governor Mark Dayton gave his final State of the State Address. Afterwards, he received some praise from local officials, who wanted to thank him for his commitment in improving Minnesota’s economic development, health care and general way of life for Minnesotans. Some officials thanked Dayton for being an advocate for tax fairness and equitable education. Ultimately, many departments […]

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99-Year-Old Minnesota Man May Be Extradited

99-Year-Old Minnesota Man May Be Extradited

A 99-year-old Minnesota man is being handed over to Polish prosecutors for allegedly committing war crimes. Polish authorities wish to charge Ukranian-born Michael Karkoc for allegedly burning Polish villages and massacring civilians during World War II. Karkoc was a SS-led Nazi commander during the war, but moved away from Europe after the war. Karkoc’s family claim his innocence and dent he had involvement in the accused […]

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MNsure CEO Steps Down

Alison O’Toole, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MNsure is resigning in April, after three years as CEO. O’Toole is credited with almost doubling the amount of enrollees during her leadership and helping to bring the call wait times to under ten seconds on average. In April, COO Nate Clark will take over as CEO. Before MNsure, Clark had a long career serving as an executive at Thompson Reuters.

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Fairhaven House Fire

Fairhaven House Fire

      A house fire came ablaze last night in Fairhaven Township. The house has been reported to have been completely destroyed, but luckily no one was injured. The fire started with an unknown pop noise coming from the garage. The fire quickly spread to other parts of the home, even as the South Haven and Kimball Fire Departments […]

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