Opinion

by Bill Tschohl Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune A number of local residents recently attended an open house at Redwood Pool sponsored by Dakota County to allow the public to review improvements planned along county Road 42. Many were in attendance to view the plans and voice their concerns. Of particular concern was […]

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To the editor: No matter which two candidates for Burnsville City Council have won the election I hope they will be able to guide our mayor into treating all of the city inclusively. The city is a lot larger then one small fragmented portion. We have to take our families to other suburbs to spend […]

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To the editor: What has changed in American society that some individuals feel that they cannot handle life’s struggles, be they personal or externally imposed, without inflicting that pain or suffering onto another human being? And so it goes with gun violence. Is it a problem? Perhaps, it is more intellectually honest to admit that […]

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What would you do if someone nearby collapsed and was struggling to breathe? You must act quickly because, if the person is undergoing cardiac arrest, for every lost minute, the chance of survival goes down 10 percent. That’s why it’s so important to know the new CPR and how to use the AED defibrillator to […]

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Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by a short-term focus […]

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Minnesotans traditionally vote in large numbers during midterm elections. Will the Tuesday, Nov. 4, elections once again place Minnesota among national leaders in turnout? If past history is repeated, the state will again be a leader, much as it was four years ago when the state led the nation in voter turnout with nearly 56 […]

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