Opinion

By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers Kids have all the fun. I remember a day and age when the month of October was all about planning for Halloween. Chores, schoolwork, productivity – all were thrown aside in favor of meticulously planning out a costume, begging your parents to buy/build/sew that integral piece of the outfit [...]

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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist Here are five questions you might want to ask school board candidates or members running for re-election this fall. Because schools play a huge role in making communities attractive places to live and work, you might also talk with the other board members, whose seats aren’t up for election, about [...]

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In the Oct. 23rd Voters Guide for Osseo City Council candidates, candidate Rick Weber was inaccurately quoted in his candidate statement. The Osseo-Maple Grove Press regrets this error. The following are Weber’s correct comments from his statement: “This year alone, we have 40 million dollars of growth which not only increases our tax base, but also [...]

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To the Editor: As a mom to two children in our school district, an early childhood educator, and someone who has attended the majority of school board meetings since 2011, I would like to encourage voters to reelect Doug Birk to the STMA School Board. Doug Birk has served our community faithfully on the school [...]

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To the Editor: When ECM gave Tom Emmer the “nod” in its publication-wide endorsement, it came with “caveats.” The endorsement could easily have been interpreted as a signal that he skates on thin ice, as ECM appeared to condition it on one critical premise made “for the public’s sake”: Emmer must agree to debate John [...]

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To the Editor: I support Bruce Gorecki and Rob Bell for Rogers City Council, and Rick Ihli for mayor. For over a decade Bruce has been involved in supporting our community as a president and active member of the Lions Club. He also serves as a Planning Commissioner for Rogers. Bruce understands the issues affecting [...]

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To the Editor:  It is a great disappointment that our local GOP candidates (now elected Minnesota House representatives) refuse to participate in public candidate forums. This demonstrates a great disrespect for the voters in this district. Both Rep. Cindy Pugh and Rep. Jerry Hertaus refused to participate in the League of Women Voters forums. Historically, [...]

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To the Editor: The city of Greenfield has recently had very effective leadership.  A vote for Mayor Brad Johnson, and Councilmen Chuck Alcon and Tom Cook is well deserved. Laurence Winter, Greenfield

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