HomenewsHeadlinesMountain Iron man injured in motorcycle crashPoll: One in five Republicans want Trump to drop outFlorida police officer kills woman during training exercisePressroom Podcast: Imagine Duluth in 2035DFL voters pick candidates for two open seats in NorthlandsportsHeadlinesOlympics: Drop in alkalinity to blame for green poolWednesday Night at the Races cancelled tonightRio: Medal count after Day 4Phelps claims 21st Olympic gold medalUS women soar to golden repeat in gymnasticsfeaturesHeadlinesAn ice bowl can save the day when it too hot to cookSausage days of summerTIDBITS: Three new Oreos to choose from’Everyday Baker’ offers tasty tipsParty hardy with authentic Brazilian fare for the OlympicsopinionHeadlinesReader view: The country needs to get its act togetherReader view: Windstorm power outage pointed out need for backupIn Memoriam: Jack Rajala’s generosity and passion for forest restoration will be missedOur view: Rally for the balletReader view: Negative attitude tainted KISS reviewoutdoorsHeadlinesWisconsin sets cisco quota for Lake SuperiorWalleye quota reached on Mille Lacs, but catch and release season will stay openLate Summer Nice Fish Gallery 2016MN DNR Weekly Report for Aug. 8, 2016Minnesota high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooterscommunityHeadlinesHoroscopes for Aug. 10Horoscopes for Aug. 9Pets of the Week for Aug. 9Horoscopes for Aug. 8YourSports for Aug. 7, 2016I just returned from caucusing at East High School. Unfamiliar with the building, I was directed with others to the far end of the place where there was a set of stairs and an elevator. We went to the second floor and then traveled back toward the front of the building to find our room number. We made our way back out to the main corridor and down another hall, which was just as crowded. We then made a turn and checked more rooms. I couldn’t help but think that had there been a fire, many people would have been trampled, crushed and killed. wholesale nfl jerseys I was so relieved when I saw an exit sign. I made it out to the main hall and spied a stairway. I took that and was happy to be on the busy main floor. Too bad they’re not more concerned about what’s convenient and safer for the public. Postal Service and is involved in her Lower Chester neighborhood, cleaning and gardening. She wrote this after caucusing TuesdayThe halls were so crowded one could hardly move. We made our way back out to the main corridor and down another hall, which was just as crowded. We then made a turn and checked more rooms. Finally, we found our assigned room.
After signing in and casting a vote it was time for the very scary trek back out through the crushing crowds to find a way out. I couldn’t help but think that had there been a fire, many people would have been trampled, crushed and killed. I was so relieved when I saw an exit sign. I made it out to the main hall and spied a stairway. I took that and was happy to be on the busy main floor. I never was so happy to leave a building.
Where were the fire marshals? I’m quite sure the halls are not that crowded when students are there. And I’m sure they have fire drills and know where the exits are.
I heard the reason we don’t have a primary instead in Minnesota with several hours in a day for people to vote instead of everyone crowding into a few buildings for a short period of time is because the heads of parties lobby the Legislature to keep the caucuses. Too bad they’re not more concerned about what’s convenient and safer for the public.