To the Editor: Please join me in voting for Beverly Aho for Hennepin County Judge on Nov. 4. As a long-time resident of Maple Grove and civil litigation attorney, I know that District Court judges are far more likely to have an impact on your daily lives than most high-profile political figures. They are the [...]
Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by a short-term focus [...]
There is a time when experience must come into play as voters decide how their ballots will be cast. In the Sixth Congressional District contest on Tuesday, Nov. 4, we believe that Republican Tom Emmer of Delano is the candidate best prepared to serve in Washington, D.C.
The 3rd Congressional District offered new and more diverse boundaries in 2012 when 58 percent of voters elected Republican Erik Paulsen.
To the Editor: Leann Sargent’s jail sentence for financially exploiting her father is only the most recent event in a disturbing pattern. Leann was also charged with two felonies related to her 2011 bankruptcy. The charges were dropped due to jurisdictional issues, not because she was found innocent. Leann’s real estate license was revoked and [...]
To the editor: Champlin and Coon Rapids will be well served by electing Jefferson Fietek to the MN House of Representatives in November. Over the past eight years of knowing Jefferson I have experienced his passion for people and community. He has been actively engaged in our community through his various roles as an educator [...]
I am writing in support of Ryan Karasek, current Champlin City Council Representative of Ward 1. Ryan has shown in his past two years of experience in this position that he represents the best interests of the people of Champlin. His knowledge of government, real estate experience and small business ownership have all influenced his [...]
To the Editor: This letter is in support of Jefferson Fietek, House candidate for District 36A. Jefferson is a community activist and middle school teacher who is passionate about his community and schools. He is not afraid to take on tough issues, and is a fearless advocate for our kids. He knows education, and has [...]