Campaign Kick Off – Great fun and a success

marquee2             July 6th I kicked off my Northfield Campaign for election MN House Seat 20B at Northfield’s Grand Event Center on 4th and Washington Streets.  Senator Klobuchar and Governor Dayton sent regrets as they were busy touring flood damage up North after the President’s Emergency Declaration. But both Rep. Paul […]

FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION

floodDamage President Obama signed the Minnesota Disaster Declaration for the counties of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Crow Wing, Dakota, Goodhue, Kandiyohi, Lake, Meeker, Pine, Rice, Sibley, St. Louis, and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. This kind of action will […]

Flooding and Water Damage

floodDamage Many of you were affected by the storms that raged through the metro area, southern Minnesota and the North Shore earlier this week.  Some reported home damage basement flooding and loss of  trees as well as roof damage. I’ve attached a letter from Commissioner Rothman of the Minnesota Department of Commerce regarding what homeowners should do after a […]

New Website Format

David Bly Summer 2008 Welcome to my new website.  My hope is that this new format will make it easier for visitors to the site to find the information about my campaign and candidacy.  I owe thanks to Holly Cairns who helped me make this possible.  My blog posts now appear more in a magazine style format and you […]

Save Our Schools March on Washington

On July 30, 2011 while the nation was glued to Washington waiting for news about the ‘debt ceiling’ groups of educators, students and parents were in Washington demanding we save our public schools. With teachers and schools under attack a movement is emerging to strike back. Here is a website describing what happened at SOS […]

Saturday May 21 and Today

After having visited the Capitol on Saturday, standing with protesters and then listening to the lengthy debate about the constitutional amendment banning Gay marriage, I woke this morning and grabbed a book to read.  The book was Carlos Buloson’s “America is in the Heart.” Carlos was a Filipino Poet who came to America in 1930 […]

Economy Talk 2

Wed. March 30th at 6pm you can listen to installment two of “Economy Talk.”  This week I am talking with Prof. Steve Soderlind about his current primary concern, “Are the Kids all right?”  Steve teaches Urban and Regional Economics, Economic Principles, Evolutionary Economics, Consumer Economics. We explore the current struggles in making sure the generation […]

Afternoon in Rushford

Last Saturday I took a trek down to Rushford Minnesota to join other DFLers in a discussion of Gov. Dayton’s proposal to ‘tax the rich.’ Former State Rep. (31B) Ken Tschumper had organized the event and invited several other local folks to join him. Here is the agenda: Everything about Budget Projections Ken Tschumper; former […]

Candlelight Events in State Parks

From Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources: If candlelight events are not already an annual tradition for you, let this be the season where you get out and experience winter adventure in a whole new light. Short, easy trails will be lit with lanterns or luminaries, and you can drop in any time during the events […]
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