election

The Rush City School Board will welcome three new members following yesterday’s election. Matt Perreault was the top voter getter with 95 votes, while Teri Umbreit and Scott C. Anderson received 85 votes apiece. The seats involve terms of four years each. And contrary to the initial report on this website, incumbent Brian Anderson will not […]

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To the Editor: The constitution for Minnesota requires a balanced budget.  If the budget isn’t balanced by the deadline the State has to shut down and call an expensive special session so the legislators get a second chance to get the budget done. In 2005 Sean Nienow authored a bill that would not allow Legislators […]

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To the Editor: I was Rick Olseen’s eighth grade math teacher. I remember him as a bright young student, with loads of energy. I was pleasantly surprised around twenty years later to meet up with Rick on a Task Force for School Facilities for North Branch School in the 1980s. I got to know Rick […]

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To the Editor: Senator Sean Nienow has proven to be a knowledgeable leader defending the middle class who’ll be hit hardest by Obamacare taxes. Senator Nienow understands the complex Medicaid system and has worked the last two years uncovering massive waste, abuse, and potential fraud. Nienow’s dedicated persistence resulted in Governor Dayton finally agreeing that […]

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To the Editor: I’m an enthusiastic Mike Robinson supporter. Mike has been our county commissioner for the past 12 years. Mike is a leader who gets things done. I remember when Rick Smisson was the mayor of Harris. In 2007, Rick led the city to build a water and wastewater treatment facility. The end result […]

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To the Editor: Bob Barrett is an authentic representative of parents, families and small businesses. The contrast is clear. His opponent is part of the Democrat machine that votes to benefit Minneapolis special interests and Bob’s opponent’s voting record as a senator proves Chisago County comes second to that. Bob’s opponent promises to close the […]

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