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On the Ferguson uproar, Joe Nathan’s column lacks the insight given in an editorial by Steve Johnson (a retired cop). Nathan’s data restates well-known facts about the prevalence of arrests and convictions of minorities. Our police are more often called to protect people in areas largely inhabit...Read More
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Seven short months ago I graduated from Legacy Christian Academy, where I attended high school in Andover. I’m currently spending my days attending classes, surrounded by busy university students with crazy schedules. Each one of them has had different life experiences from different families in d...Read More
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Not long ago we had the opportunity to have breakfast with Oak Grove Mayor Mark Korin. Mark also owns and manages a manufacturing plant in Ramsey. It was refreshing to listen to an elected official who uses good common sense. Mark eliminated the city manager’s job and a few other jobs, saving the ...Read More
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In her Oct. 31 letter, Barb Anderson again uses claims from websites such as David Barton’s Wallbuilders that just do not stand up to scrutiny. Barton and others publish Christian nation “proofs” that are either logical fallacies or distortions. Not one proves this is a “Christian nation.”...Read More
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I own a home in Coon Rapids. The city came to me and said the main is leaking under my driveway. They told me they have to tear up my driveway to repair the water leak. I said OK. Guess what? There was no water leak. I asked the city to repair my driveway like it was before all this started....Read More
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How the Blaine City Council can justify keeping any cash ($125,396 in 2013) from designated tax monies in a special savings account (the Blaine Charitable Gambling Fund) at the year end is beyond me, in reference Blaine-Spring Lake Park Life article in the Oct. 24 edition....Read More
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Regarding my absences from the Coon Rapids Safety Commission, Bruce Sanders (Oct. 23, 2014, UnionHerald) fails to mention that my absences occurred while I was serving as a legislative assistant to Senator Ted Lillie at times directly in conflict with the commission meetings...Read More
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Two years ago I came out of retirement and ran for election to the Minnesota Senate in District 37. I did that because the partisan gridlock in St. Paul was harming our state, and we need good government that would act positively for everyone. I knew that shutting down our state government and simpl...Read More
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In accordance with ECM Publishers policy, Oct. 24 will be the final week election-related letters will be published in ABC Newspapers. Due to space constraints some letters may not be published in our newspapers. Please limit letters to a maximum of 350 words....Read More
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