Opinion

To the editor I’m one of those “single moms” you always hear about. I have two children left at home and everyday, and it’s a struggle. Balancing working and raising the children by myself is just what I have to do. What I’m wondering is if Representative Barrett isn’t reelected and he moves back to […]

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To the editor A LTE in September asserted Democrat candidate Representative Rick Nolan is a gun rights defender.  But, based on Mr. Nolan’s voting record, the National Rifle Association has for the 2014 election recently awarded Mr. Nolan the grade of “F” (nraila.org, go to Candidate Ratings, and to What the Grades Mean). In contrast, […]

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To the editor Once again the Republican Congressional Committee is using the fear card against their candidate’s opponents. This time they claim Congressman Nolan is against funding the fight against terrorists and supporting our troops and veterans. This is far from the truth. Congressman Nolan voted to fund $4.1 billion dollars for the Defense Department, […]

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To the editor I’m writing today because I can’t find Representative Brian Johnson; he’s missed a forum recently put on the by the North Branch Legislative Action Committee where people could meet the area House candidates. This isn’t the first time he’s not been at events. I think he’s taking advice from his mentor Senator […]

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To the editor I know that signs don’t vote, but I think they can tell you a thing or two. A good example is North Branch City Council candidate Robert Canada. Most of his signs are with mayoral candidate Theresa Furman. If they are aligned together and elected, North Branch will continue down the path […]

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To the editor As a retired police officer of 26 years for North Branch and Chisago County, I strongly support Ron Rollins for the position of Chisago County Sheriff. Through the years I have had the opportunity to witness Ron’s accomplishments in his personal life and law enforcement career. He started as a Sheriff’s Office […]

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