Opinion

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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To the editor Janet Reiter is an honest, fair, and cool-headed public servant. Having a passion for justice, she has strived to create working relationships with other public entities. She recognizes the importance of a collaborative effort in public safety and that has been seen in vast community partnerships which she has sought out and […]

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To the editor Sheriff Rick Duncan is thankfully running for re-election this Nov. 4.  I’ve had the privilege of living in this Chisago Lakes community and knowing Sheriff Duncan for over 16 years. Sheriff Duncan has served Chisago County well; he’s a proven leader, fiscally responsible, community oriented, experienced, educated and locally grown. He has […]

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