Opinion

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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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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To the Editor:   We often hear that there is very little faith in government or politicians. Recently, our local Republican caucus and endorsing convention brought people from two sides together; those in favor of Rep. Fitzsimmons, and those who felt betrayed by his vote on same-sex marriage. We saw no lynch mobs or people […]

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