I recently had the privilege to represent Jordan at the St. Paul Winter Carnival, and I would like to thank the Jordan Chamber of Commerce and the Queen’s Committee for giving me this wonderful opportunity.
Moving can be stressful enough, what with packing boxes and making sure nothing gets damaged in transit. If the thought of moving a heavy oak desk or entertainment center makes you shudder, then the thought of moving a building might seem more than a little daunting.
I know what it is like to work for wages just barely above minimum wage, and this was after I had moved on from my foray into food service and was working as a full-fledged reporter, and later, an assistant editor. What does an $11 an hour wage equate to? Roughly $22,880 gross pay for a full-time worker. My net pay was around $1,400 a month, with roughly $800 going to housing and utilities.
The Scott County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for its 2016 scholarship year. Local residents who work or live in the Scott County geographical area, are enrolled, or have been accepted for enrollment in an accredited law enforcement program are eligible to apply.