Opinion

Letter to the Editor: As many of you know, Maple Grove was recently named the second best place to live in America by Money Magazine. This award is a fine recognition of the leadership from our Mayor and City Council, the dedication of city staff, and especially the investment that our residents, businesses and organizations [...]

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To the editor: I normally don’t pay too much attention about the going on’s political wise in our community. I know I should but there usually is not much need in our little town of Champlin. But this past year there were some concerns or questions we had about something. Since Ryan is our rep, [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers A journalist’s job is, for the most part, a thankless job. It’s not a secret that journalists don’t get paid the best, though we are supposed to be available every minute of the day to drop what we’re doing on a whim to cover a breaking news story or [...]

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To the Editor: Dating from 1936, the Champlin Mill Pond Dam is getting a much needed and long awaited upgrade, thanks primarily to State Representative Mark Uglem. Mark Uglem has been an avid proponent of this project for 15 years. First as a Champlin City Council member, then as Champlin Mayor and this year as [...]

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Mark Uglem finished his first term in the state House of Representatives with several accomplishments for the City of Champlin. Mark achieved a first for our city by securing $3,000,000.00 in bonding funds from the State of Minnesota. This is money the tax payers of Champlin will not have to pay. It will be utilized [...]

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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers I’ll admit that I’ve never been a sports fan. Even though I went to my fair share of Twins games, and even a stray Wild game or two, professional sports never commanded my attention or interest, and that apathy still stands to this day. I couldn’t tell you the [...]

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To the Editor: It was quite a surprise to me and others who reside in Champlin to find a three way stop sign on West River Road near the roundabout at the intersection of West River Road and Hayden Lake Road. We had all thought that the four way intersection there was going to be [...]

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To the editor: As I drive to, what I feel is, my peaceful and quiet home located in Champlin I wonder what it would be like if there was a day that as a city we would have to face the same tribulations as Ferguson, MO. Sometimes, I wonder if we as a community, have [...]

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