Opinion

To the editor On behalf of the 2014 Rush City Tiger football coaching staff, I’d like to say thank you. Thank you to the community for your continued support. Whether it be buying and using your Tiger Card at local businesses or coming out to cheer on Friday nights, the support of the local community […]

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By Judge Greg Galler One of the most important parts of a court proceeding involves someone who almost never says a word: the court reporter. Court reporters are professional employees of the court system who preserve a verbatim record of court proceedings.  The word “verbatim” means, “word for word, letter for letter, line for line, […]

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On Tuesday, Nov. 4 Minnesotans will decide if they should keep Mark Dayton as their governor for the next four years. Dayton told ECM’s Editorial Board that under his leadership and policies, he has placed the state on the right moderate course with a balanced approach on spending and raising revenues. The board agrees that […]

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If Minnesotans in 2009 were expecting Al Franken to arrive in Washington, D.C., as a bombastic elected official wanting to turn the U.S. Senate into a comedy hall, they were clearly mistaken. Instead, Sen. Al Franken became a low-key, out-of-the-limelight senator who quietly went about his business of serving Minnesota. With the narrowest of victories […]

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To the editor I’m sick and tired of the TV political ads. There are so many of these ads that are produced and funded outside Minnesota. Republicans and Democrats both have groups supporting them. Many of these outside ads do a disservice to the candidates. These ads are too often mean spirited, laced with vitriol, […]

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