Finley Stanek, 5, has autism spectrum disorder, is developmentally delayed and non-verbal. To help him learn and grow, Finley has received therapy from Fraser, Minnesota's largest provider of autism-related services, for more than two years. But getting treatment meant his parents had to drive to Fraser's Minneapolis and Eagan locations — both up to 30 minutes each way. Now, services are closer than ever for Finley.
The St. Croix County Board of Supervisors will decide in August whether to add a referendum legalizing marijuana to the Nov. 6 ballot. The St. Croix County Administration Committee on Monday, June 18, voted 4-1 to send a three-part referendum on marijuana legalization to the Board of Supervisors to vote on at its Aug. 7 meeting. After some debate, committee members decided on the following language for the potential referendum, which uses recommended language from the non-profit Wisconsin Justice Initiative: