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There’s no room for the bully The issue of bullying should be simple: Don’t do it — and if you see it, report it. A 180-pound eighth-grade boy shouldn’t beat up a 99-pound sixth-grader and steal his lunch money. It’s wrong. Don’t do it. However, that seemingly universal premise of right ...Read More
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Times are changing for parents caught between raising their own families and dealing with their aging parents. At the same time, their own youngsters, unable to find a well-paying job and burdened with college debt, are living at their home. A new kind of space is needed. The Richfield City Council ...Read More
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Recently I’ve heard and read some of the most powerful student essays I’ve encountered over more than 45 years of work with young people. Students presented them at a statewide conference attracting almost 300 students sponsored by the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs. Quietly, with...Read More
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To the editor Last week in the May 13 issue of The Post Review, there was a letter by North Branch Council Member Theresa Furman. I take issue with the last paragraph of that letter in that she seems to blame “dirty politics” on everyone except herself. This on-going political scheming started w...Read More
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To the editor In last week’s editorial section North Branch City Councilor Theresa Furman tried to explain her vote on the Water and Light Commission. Her explanation clearly shows a lack of understanding of different classifications of properties. She stated her concern with metering the parks di...Read More
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Sometimes a slight edit results in a change of meaning, and not for the better. That was the case in the April 22 issue of the Post Review with a submitted Faith item headlined “Ham supper and bake sale.” In the version that ran in the paper, it noted that all proceeds from the event [...]...Read More
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As Minnesota legislators conclude their business in the next few weeks, here are four things I hope they do to help improve public schools. Some don’t cost any additional tax dollars. Some require a relatively modest investment in youngsters, schools and educators 1. Make it easier and clearer for...Read More
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