Opinion
It was quite a bipartisan celebration. From Brainerd, Crystal, Golden Valley, Forest Lake, Princeton and the Twin Cities, students and adults danced, sang and spoke at a meeting in St. Paul on Jan. 28 about the value of Minnesota’s various forms public school choice. The ceremony was part of Natio...Read More
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To the editor I must say I was both confused and disturbed by the convoluted and illogical argument that David Hardin used to explain why “Less voting is better than more voting” in his letter-to-the editor of Feb. 5, 2015. Just over a hundred years ago, people like Mr. Hardin believed that wome...Read More
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To the editor Last month I went to my first meeting of the city’s Water and Light commission. I found it interesting and informative. I thought others would find it interesting, too. So, here’s information about the next meeting: North Branch meeting for city Water and Light Date: Feb. 17. Time:...Read More
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To the editor In March Lent Township residents will be asked to vote on a proposal (by way of resident petition) to change the number of township supervisors from three to five. Evaluating this proposed change is informed by examining the Lent 2015 township budget (Lent Township Clerk). Seventy-seve...Read More
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There I was Sunday afternoon, wearing a baseball cap with the light on it I use when I take the dog for a walk at night, staring at a jumble of wires coming out of the wall in our house’s upstairs hallway. I was also looking nervously at a little, red wire in my hand, [...]...Read More
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A movement is underway nationwide to increase awareness of distracted driving and eventually make it illegal to talk on a cellphone while driving. In Minnesota, Lakeville attorney Art Kosieradzki hopes to make students so aware of the dangers of distracted driving that they’ll organize a campaign ...Read More
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To the editor In March Lent Township residents will be asked to vote on a proposal to change from March to November the election of township supervisors. I write to oppose this change and will assert that, contrary to conventional wisdom, here is an example where less voting is better than more voti...Read More
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