Opinion
To the editor In the recent Lent Township News, our current elected officials presented a lengthy “plan” for implementing the Lent Township ballot questions. I attended their staff meeting and told them how insincere their “plan” is. The message from Lent citizens several months ago in a pac...Read More
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Imagine you are standing in a hallway and the person next to you suddenly falls. Chances are that person could be having a cardiac arrest and needs CPR immediately. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, in Minnesota in 2010, over 35 percent of fatalities due to heart disease happened befo...Read More
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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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