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After many years of covering suburban city council, planning commission and school board meetings, I have concluded suburban government in general is good government. Rarely will you find fraud and illegalities in suburban government. Furthermore, I’m convinced that voters, once they have access t...Read More
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by John Kline Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune Whenever I bring up Washington’s role in funding special education with my colleagues, I receive an identical response. Regardless if they are a Republican or a Democrat, member of the U.S. House or U.S. Senate, virtually all agree Congre...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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