Opinion
To the editor Ms. Sinna, Where do you get your information? You state that Lent Township is in the minority of jurisdictions by having only three board members. I looked up the number of board members for similar sized townships. Of 41 townships that I researched, only five townships had five-member...Read More
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In our communities, there is a silent, incurable disease called Alzheimer’s that gradually destroys a person’s ability to remember, learn and do simple tasks. In Minnesota, it’s estimated that 88,000 people 65 years and older have this incurable disease, according to Act on Alzheimer’s, and ...Read More
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You may have heard about a case where a number of people were charged with misdemeanor trespassing. You may also have heard that they appeared at a meeting of the cCity cCouncil requesting that the mayor and council dismiss the criminal citations. Is this the normal process? It is not. A prosecutor ...Read More
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To the editor Mr. Gene Olson decided against standing for reelection to the Lent Town Board, and therefore ignored the filing deadline. Subsequent to that deadline, many residents asked Mr. Olson to reconsider; Mr. Olson did reconsider and is now running for reelection, necessarily as a write-in can...Read More
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When I walked into the Annual Winter Fest SnoBowl event at JJ’s Bowl & Lounge in North Branch Feb. 11, my confidence was high. I mean, I bowled in this thing last year, and I hadn’t bowled since, so my skills were bound to be razor sharp. I looked around the bowling alley for the [...]...Read More
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Republican legislators are upset over pay increases Gov. Mark Dayton has given his state department commissioners. Legislators say they were blindsided over excessive pay raises, even though they are legal. Now they are retaliating with bills to penalize the governor and even take away his pay-raisi...Read More
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