#699 – Dick Bernard: Listening to the Governor of Minnesota

Yesterday noon we, along with several hundred others, braved Twin Cities roads to gather at a lunch at McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota. The speaker was Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. (click on photos to enlarge) The event was the Carlson School of Management’s “First Tuesday” and the large audience seemed mostly to […]

#403 – Dick Bernard: Day 15 of the Minnesota Shutdown; 20 days before Default Day in Washington. A Tentative Agreement

A few hours ago Minnesota’s Governor Mark Dayton, and the leaders of the Republican House and Senate reached a tentative agreement on bringing Minnesota back from Shutdown. Predictably, as is always true in these situations, there is a great plenty of glumness, and anger. Here’s how it was described in the independent MinnPost on-line newspaper. […]

#392 – Dick Bernard: Day Two of the Minnesota Government Shutdown

I expect to regularly comment on the Minnesota Shutdown at this space. Check in once in awhile. Related post for June 30 here. In the evening of Day One of the Shutdown, we took our Grandson Ryan to a Minnesota Twins vs Milwaukee Brewers game at Target Field. It started very nastily, with a two […]