• Paula Mohr

    Good call, Governor and Minnesota Lawmakers

    Northstar Notes

     by Paula Mohr
     on January 31, 2014

    Last weekend, a letter signed by U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, U.S. Representatives Collin Peterson, Betty McCollum, Tim Walz, and Rick Nolan, and Governor Mark Dayton was sent to President Obama, asking for immediate help to address the critical propane shortage in Minnesota. They asked for several things, including emergency funding available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. After sending another letter Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Health and Human…

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  • Paula Mohr

    Never Enough Hugs

    Northstar Notes

     by Paula Mohr
     on January 7, 2014

    It was bedtime for the little boy. As he lay in bed, his mom followed their usual routine of saying prayers, reading a book and singing a song. Then it was time for "Twenty Questions." The little boy asked more "how" and "why" questions than a seasoned journalist. Q&A usually took a few minutes. That night, he asked: "Momma, where's Jesus?" "Well," said his mom, "Jesus is everywhere." The little boy looked at his mom with…

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