Opinion

to the editor I would like to encourage the people of Chisago County to re-elect Rick Duncan for Sheriff on Nov. 4. Rick has done an amazing job over the past four years, working hard to keep our county and its citizens safe. In spite of having to shoulder significant budget cuts ($892,000 over the [...]

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To the editor I have known Theresa Furman for almost 25 years. She cares about North Branch and its citizens. Her biggest strength is she does not have an agenda. She has shown that she researches all options and asks the hard questions before making a decision. When someone asks her questions and she does [...]

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To the editor Some folks have said, “I would vote for Mark Osland, but I’m afraid then Duncan will win.” Another bunch says, “I would vote for Osland, but then I worry Rollins will win.” When all the people who want to vote for Mark Olsand actually do write in their vote for Mark Oslund [...]

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To the editor I’d like to write in support of Laurie Warner for House District 32B. I’ve checked out her website, and I like what she stands for. I’m a working mom, and it’s really important for me to have her working in support of the minimum wage and equal wages for women. I have [...]

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There I was on Sunday, sitting on a tarp in the middle of our backyard, scooping up landscaping rocks by the handful and placing them in a 5-gallon bucket. I never thought I’d be one of those people doing seemingly nutty things for his dog, but that mindset went by the wayside when I realized [...]

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To the editor It has come to my attention that Tiller Corporation has submitted a request to the City of North Branch to alter the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) that they are operating under. It seems they wish to sell to another company, Lansing Trade Group, and their current CUP and variance expires when Tiller [...]

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