Traffic congestion limited to the metro? Think again by Conrad deFiebre, Minnesota 2020 Traffic congestion isn’t just an urban problem anymore. As Minnesota farmers harvest their fields, trucks hauling crops to market plus slow-moving tractors and combines on narrow township roads create what’s become known as :rural rush hour.” Beltrami interchange on hold by Gail Olson, The Northeaster Dan DuHamel, vice chair of Northeast’s Beltrami Neighborhood Council (BNC), said he and his neighbors really like their neighborhood. But once in a while, they’d also like to be able to leave it. She speaks her mind by Mary Sasa, Minnesota Women’s Press Shawn Judge teaches other women how to speak their mind NEW IN BLOGS U.S. checks itself into rehab by Rich Broderick, Ground Zero NEW IN VOICES Orwell by John Van Hecke, Minnesota 2020 This was a good week for Orwellian speech.