Letters To The Editor

To the editor: A recent letter writer praised state Rep. Anna Wills, R-Apple Valley, for sponsoring a funding bill for the Minnesota Zoo, but seemed unaware that Wills voted against that same funding. This bait and switch is not unique in Wills’ voting record.  In the past two years she has sponsored or co-sponsored at [...]

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To the editor: I have known Clint Hooppaw for several years, both professionally and personally. When we worked together, I saw how deeply involved he was in Apple Valley Rotary, and to this day, he still is. He doesn’t just belong to an organization for social commitments; he is dedicated to helping and growing. That [...]

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To the editor: Two pieces of campaign literature arrived in my mail this week. One came from state Rep. Will Morgan, DFL-Burnsville, who backs up his assertions with facts, and the other came from challenger Roz Peterson, R-Lakeville, who attacks Morgan with assertions that have no basis in fact. For example, Morgan claims that he [...]

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To the editor: College basketball coaches commonly speak of “coaching mentors” who helped lay the foundation for their success.  When I speak about mentors, Steve Corraro is always the first name that I mention. Apart from my parents, I cannot think of another individual who helped lay the foundation of my current and future successes. [...]

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To the editor: We support re-electing Melissa Sauser to the Farmington School Board. We have gotten to know Melissa while volunteering with the PTP. Melissa makes an effort to attend a couple meetings a year. Not only does she drop by, but she also signs up to volunteer. Melissa has volunteered for our events serving [...]

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To the editor: Just four years ago my family experienced unthinkable tragedy. My 4-year-old granddaughter was at a place we always believed to be safe. Each morning my daughter would bring Hannah to her child care in North Mankato. During snack time, she was given a grape and started to choke. She walked into the [...]

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