Opinion

by the Rev. Paul Jarvis Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune I couldn’t believe it when it actually happened. I had lived my entire life living in a world divided between the good guys and the bad guys, America and the Soviet Union. My older siblings remember practicing dodging under school desks in the […]

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Congratulations to Minnesota educators, students and families, based on a new report from the College Board, which publishes the Advanced Placement exam. A study released Oct. 7 shows that growing numbers of Minnesota students are taking and passing at least one AP exam, among the more than 30 that are offered. While the percentage of […]

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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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