Bob Barrett

Thank you, Chisago County residents for electing me, Bob Barrett, as your state representative in November 2010. Prior to last year Minnesota families were saddled with a $6.2 billion state budget deficit that had increased every year since 2007. We were sinking under the weight of big government. That ship is no longer sinking and [...]

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To the Editor: I want to extend my sincere congratulations to the teachers, administration, faculty, and students at North Branch High School. It was quite a thrill to read the article in the U.S. News and World Report designating North Branch as one of the nation’s best high schools. Our school district has learned how [...]

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By Jon Tatting Whether you love it or hate it, a new Vikings stadium is coming to Minnesota. Last week in St. Paul, state legislators spent long hours debating, amending and debating some more while the public watched on local television and in person. The bill eventually passed 71-60 in the House and 36-30 in [...]

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