Ed Terry, Director of FFA for the Randolph School District, talks about the upcoming State FFA convention and local participants as well as other FFA activities.
Rice County Attorney John Fossum discusses a proposed legislative bill concerning distracted driving. If passed, a person using a cell phone who causes an accident or death would be charged with criminal vehicular operation, similar to driving under the influence. He discusses the increase in higher level drug cases due to the work of the drug task force, and more….
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN has released a new ‘Cost of Health Inequities’ report that indicates that, while Minnesota is one of the healthiest states in the country, it also has some of the worst health disparities, particularly in communities of color and in the American Indian community. Teri talks with Janelle Waldock of BCBS about the inequities and also the high health cost for everyone. Ms. Waldock is the vice president of community health and health equity for BCBS.
State Representative David Bly provides his weekly update on activities in the current Legislative Session.
Northfield Mayor Rhonda Pownell and City Administrator Ben Martig discuss the April 17 City Council meeting. The Council approved a bid and discussed timelines for the downtown road construction project slated to begin at the end of April. Topics also addressed were the performance review process for the City Administrator and a raise for Council members.