Letters to the Editor

To the editor: In Lakeville’s House District 58A we have two people vying for the seat, Jon Koznick and Amy Willingham. A long letter to the editor detailed the reasons we should select Koznick. Jon is a pleasant person, I shook his hand but he is not standing for what is good for us. The [...]

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To the editor: I’m a small business owner with three businesses operating in Burnsville. My game supply company has doubled in gross revenue each year since I moved to Minnesota from Wisconsin in 2011. Earlier this year I wrote out the checks for my 2013 taxes. Being busy with three growing businesses (and two growing [...]

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To the editor: Denise Packard is running for office. She wants to be our representative in the Minnesota House.  That’s a tough decision to make. As a candidate, you put yourself out there and are expected to have credible answers to any question. A longtime Rosemount resident, Denise is a nurse, has raised a family, [...]

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To the editor: With the final Pedal the Parks bike ride having passed Sept. 20, I take time to pause and reflect. How’d it go? What’s the value? It occurs to me that to promote bicycling is better than a “win-win.” It’s a “win-win-win” for our health, families and environment. We had an average of [...]

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To the editor: I realize there are not always bicycle paths on our roads, and therefore most bikers will use sidewalks and walking paths. On many occasions while taking my walks on neighborhood sidewalks and walking paths, bike riders will ride up beside walkers silently and at a very high speed. This is a serious [...]

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To the editor: We are very fortunate to have two longtime Apple Valley residents running for re-election to the City Council. Over the past many years I have enjoyed the opportunity to work closely with John Bergman and Clint Hooppaw on various residential real estate and community issues that could have negatively affected residents. I [...]

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