Letters to the editor

To the editor I am shocked to find out only now, by watching KARE 11 News and FOX 9 News about the Superior Silica Sands hauling and dumping sand through our town. I was unaware of the full impact it would have on people’s lives here in North Branch. I have some concerns which are: [...]

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To the editor I attended the North Branch City Council work session this evening, where Superior Silica Sands made a presentation to the Council on their proposed operation in North Branch on the ESSBY land. Superior plans on transporting frac sand from their facility in Barron, Wis. to North Branch to be loaded onto rail [...]

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To the editor Last Thursday, the NBAPS school board voted to approve the 2014-15 budget, which included a recommendation for a return to a five-day week. Many have asked why not stay with a four-day week since it is working so well and saved money. Four years ago, when the school district moved to a [...]

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To the editor In response to Mr. Kampa’s letter. I admit, I like the idea of having a commuter train that could bring people from North Branch, Cambridge and Isanti to the cities or Duluth. Imagine going to a concert, sporting event or even shopping and then not having to worry about the traffic getting [...]

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To the editor Sen. Sean Nienow’s biography found on his Senate website identifies him as fiscally responsible with a high priority for common sense money management.   It is further reported he is committed to being “thoughtful, prudent and disciplined with our tax dollars.” This description can be put into serious question as he is [...]

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To the editor I am beginning to see a trend with the people elected to represent Isanti and Chisago County down at the capitol. Rep. Kurt Daudt, Rep Bob Barret and Sen Sean Nienow have all been involved in bad decision making that went public in the last year, some criminal. Senator Nienow, the fiscal [...]

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