letters to the editor

I have read various letters and statements by some expressing dismay at the parents who objected to their 15-year-old daughter being presented with the book “Eleanor and Park” to read as part of the Anoka-Hennepin School District summer reading program. This program targets children ages 14-17.

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I am writing in response to Barb Anderson’s letters of Aug 9 and Oct. 4. To adequately cover important issues requires more than a sound bite. I apologize ahead of time for the length of this letter. But I ask that you read the entire letter. Otherwise it is best to not read it at all.

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A vote for Bill Harvey To the Editor: Nov. 5, voters in Dayton, Champlin and northwest Coon Rapids will have the opportunity to vote for Bill Harvey to continue on the Anoka Hennepin District 11 School Board. Mr. Harvey was appointed to the board earlier this year, chosen from a field of 10 applicants (full disclosure [...]

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“Al Gore is falling…Al Gore is falling.” I like the part where the cartoonist recently showed that common sense leads inexorably to the conclusion that man is causing global warming. That’s bovine sludge and very dangerous.

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This letter is in response to the question Dan Rebek directed to me in “Slippery slope argument” Aug. 30. His question was, “Can you name one person who actually advocates for pedophiles to have the right to engage in pedophilic acts or who thinks pedophilic behavior is appropriate?”

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Congratulations to the Anoka City Council, the Anoka Planning Commission, the parks and public works department and city staff for making possible the exciting new addition to Anoka.

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