Letters to the Editor
To the editor: House and Senate leaders have been meeting with the governor this week to determine the details of our final budget agreement. I’m confident if all parties come to the table to negotiate in good faith, we can come to an agreement on a budget deal that funds priorities families in ou...Read More
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To the editor: Republicans made a string of promises to rural Minnesotans last election. They pledged to help rural Minnesota communities get more state resources, take care of roads and bridges, and help schools. Voters in a handful of greater Minnesota districts took them at their word and elected...Read More
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To the editor: I am writing this letter to publicly thank Rudy’s Redeye Grill in Rosemount for their sincere and generous help in fundraising for a team of seven fifth-grade Destination Imagination students from Diamond Path Elementary. The Psychedelic Creatures have competed at the regional level...Read More
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To the editor: Some recent disturbances in the metro area and across the country show dissatisfaction with the bias in law enforcement and the judicial process. In addition to preferences having to do with ethnicity and racial background, people in lower income groups in general tend to get less of ...Read More
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To the editor: Have you seen state Rep. Roz Peterson? That was the question at the State Capitol recently when she fled the House chamber right before a tough vote. Here’s the detail. Several gun-related bills were on the House floor, most of them fairly non-controversial. Peterson was there for e...Read More
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To the editor: On May 2, I was umpiring at the Lakeville Softball Tournament at Aronson Park where North St. Paul was playing Lakeville South.  In the third inning a fly ball to deep right center resulted in two players from North High colliding head-to-head while in a dead sprint. I want to recogn...Read More
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To the editor: Time is of the essence. The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 is faced with severe budget cuts due in part to underfunding from the state.  As I write this, dozens of teachers and support staff are being notified that they will not have a job in the district next school yea...Read More
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To the editor: At a time when there is plenty of revenue to invest in schools, the Minnesota Legislature is aiming to disinvest in basic education funding. Unless lawmakers hear from citizens now, our communities could suffer cuts rather than have adequate state support for schools. Both the state S...Read More
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To the editor: Thank you to Lakeville Area School District residents for the support they provide educators and the schools in Lakeville. Without the whole community working together, the success we are able to achieve would not be possible. Currently the Lakeville school district is considering the...Read More
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To the editor: The ECM Editorial Board’s April 24 commentary on violence in society reminded me of an incident that occurred in White Bear Lake years ago when I was young. A little boy died, and it was chronicled in the book, “A Death in White Bear.” He was adopted and abused by his adoptive [...Read More
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To the editor: Violence in society is such an important conversation. The ECM Editorial Board captured the definition of violence in its April 24 editorial when it said, “violence steals opportunity and innocence from our children.” More importantly, it robs opportunity from us all. A happy life...Read More
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