Letters to the Editor
To the editor: In response to the latest “cartoon” in your newspaper featuring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, it is 100 percent tasteless and inaccurate. Israel is neither “untrustworthy” nor “reckless.” To imply otherwise is to be extremely ignorant and anti-Semitic. I pity you on j...Read More
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To the editor: This is in regard to the recent story by Laura Adelmann, “Lakeville police chief: Critical culture raises risk.” I’d like to congratulate the newspaper for printing this story when it seems most media have jumped onto the police-bashing bandwagon. It is good to give police Chief...Read More
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To the editor: U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Burnsville, expressed in his recent guest column how important it was a valuable life lesson to keep faith and follow through with his commitments. Congress made a promise to fund the education for all handicapped children at 40 percent. He calls it an achievem...Read More
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To the editor: April is National Volunteer Month, a time to recognize those who make a difference in our communities and make others aware of how they can do the same. I’m proud to be a volunteer for Kids ‘n Kinship, a mentoring organization in Dakota County that has made a difference in the liv...Read More
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To the editor: Regarding the story “(State Rep. Pat) Garofalo’s bill would lower minimum wage for some tipped workers,” I am always disgusted when I read about legislation that is targeting the lowest paid people. Anyone who has worked in a tipping profession knows that income ebbs and flows r...Read More
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To the editor: The Dakota Electric Association is a not-for-profit cooperative owned by its more than 100,000 members. As an owner, each member has the opportunity to vote for their representatives on the board of directors. Ballots will be mailed to every member-owner the week of April 13, and I en...Read More
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To the editor: Majority members of the Minnesota House and both houses of Congress are fond of the word “reform.” It has a nice ring, and seems to imply greater efficiency. Unfortunately, some of the so-called “reforms” they are considering sound like taking care of well-heeled friends who m...Read More
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To the editor: Members of Dakota Electric Association will elect board representatives this month. Ballots are being mailed April 13. Judy Kimmes is a longtime board member who tirelessly represents interest of members, particularly rural residents. Look for your ballot in the mail and consider supp...Read More
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To the editor: The other day when driving around in Lakeville, my wife commented, “Aren’t those lovely trees?” I said, “they’ll probably have a shopping center there in a couple years.” Lakeville, according to the Metropolitan Council, is projected to be the fourth largest city in Minnes...Read More
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To the editor: Kudos to Minnesota House Republicans for advancing a long-term transportation funding package that provides for strategic and sustained investments. It doesn’t raise taxes, relying instead on efficient use of existing and new revenues. This is exactly the kind of investment the Minn...Read More
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To the editor: I want to thank state Reps. Anna Wills and Tara Mack, and Sen. Greg Clausen for holding their town hall meeting Saturday, March 21. It was extremely informative and good to hear from both the Republican and DFL perspective about what’s going on at the Capitol. It’s great to see DF...Read More
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