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  • Deputy wrecks 33 times in 17 years, but union fights for his job

    Deputy wrecks 33 times in 17 years, but union fights for his job

    Grinstead racked up about $100,000 in losses while patrolling the rural county roads.

  • ‘Free’ govt. phones cost other phone users a bundle

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org.  Fraud and abuse continue in a government-run phone service for low-income Americans, and the cost of the Lifeline program continues to escalate in Minnesota, a Watchdog Minnesota Bureau review shows. Despite a supposed federal | Read More »

  • E-smokes’ popularity sparks more regulations

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. ELY, Minn. — As the popularity of electronic cigarettes takes off, cities and other government entities across the state are making moves to restrict the smokeless product. Twenty-five Minnesota cities and counties have implemented restrictions on e-cigarette sampling | Read More »