Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Why argue with success? When we’re back on the road, it’s not time to swerve off again. Look around. Minnesota’s $6 billion deficit that was hiding behind accounting shifts and gimmicks has now been turned into a surplus, the school districts have been paid back, and 150,000 more Minnesotans are working than [...]

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To the editor: I feel that our area, part of Burnsville and all of Savage, is privileged to have Dan Kimmel running as our state representative in House District 56A. Mr. Kimmel has experience in business and a degree in economics and business administration and believes a strong business climate creates economic prosperity. He has [...]

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To the editor: Even as young as I am, there are many things that I would like to do differently if I had the opportunity to redo them. However, there is one decision that I would never take back. That is my decision to join Boy Scouts. Through Scouting I have had so many experiences [...]

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To the editor: State Rep. Will Morgan, DFL-Burnsville, has made many contributions to the welfare of our state in many areas through his support and voting record on many key issues, such as investing in our children’s schools, job creation, tuition freeze; issues that reach lots of people. But we feel privileged to have seen [...]

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To the editor: As a homeowner in House District 51A, I have read recent Sun Thisweek stories about potential property tax increases in Burnsville and Eagan with great concern. John Gessner reported on Aug. 15 and Sept. 9 that Burnsville’s levy will increase 4.4 percent in 2015, with a total increase of 9.3 percent after [...]

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To the editor: State Rep. Anna Wills, R-Apple Valley, was right to oppose the construction of the new Minnesota Senate Office Building that was pushed through the DFL-controlled Minnesota House, and Senate, and then signed by Gov. Mark Dayton this summer. The initial cost started at $90 million with $77 million coming from Minnesota taxpayers, [...]

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