Rick Olseen

To the editor On Friday, Sept. 26, I had the opportunity to be a volunteer at the 2014 Children’s Water Festival at Chisago Cities Ojiketa Regional Park. This is the 12th time this annual event has been held, mainly sponsored by Chisago County Commissioners, Chisago County Household Hazardous, Waste, Chisago County Environmental Services and Chisago […]

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To the editor: I recently visited the Pine County History Museum in Askov Minnesota, just off Minnesota 23 — the scenic road to Duluth. I would encourage anyone heading up north for a weekend or a visit to take Minnesota 23 and stop by the museum in Askov. It’s in the old H C Andersen […]

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By Clint Riese Forest Lake Times Last fall, State Rep. Bob Barrett (R-Lindstrom) maintained a seat in the legislature thanks to a narrow victory over former State Senator Rick Olseen (DFL-Sunrise Township). The election, however, did not mark the candidates’ only bout. A different contest went in favor of Olseen last week, as the state’s […]

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to the editor Risk Olseen says he voted for Jobz as a Chisago County Commissioner.  Then, while he was a senator, he voted to de-fund it.  What this shows is that Olseen will vote any way the Democratic machine tells him to. Olseen just can’t stand up to the powerful special interest groups that run […]

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to the editor I’m voting for Rick Olseen for the House in District 32B. I’ve seen his flyer with his top priorities. Number one is to reinstate the Homestead Credit and Renter’s Credit that Rep. Barrett and Senator Nienow voted to take away, causing many homeowners and businesses to see dramatic increases in their property […]

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To the editor: I appreciate the opportunity to respond to Jason Carroll’s letter in your paper last week. His claim that the four years I served in the State Senate were failed years, yet each year the budget was balanced and we raised school funding and money to nursing homes. In 2008 our state, nation […]

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