To the Editor: At the recent forum, candidates were given the opportunity to talk about themselves and answer audience questions. Doug Birk (current chairman) spoke well to the significant fiscal challenges the district faces over the next four years STMA’s future is riding on the legislature more equitably altering the school funding formulas. During the [...]
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, [...]
If Minnesotans in 2009 were expecting Al Franken to arrive in Washington, D.C., as a bombastic elected official wanting to turn the U.S. Senate into a comedy hall, they were clearly mistaken.
To the Editor: Congratulations to Maple Grove for being named second in Money Magazine’s “Top 50 Places to Live in America.” As the city said on their website, “we couldn’t be more honored.” At CROSS Services, we have had the opportunity to serve Maple Grove and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. We have [...]
To the Editor: As resident of Osseo, I have followed the activities of the Three Rivers Park Board over the last year. I have been impressed by the care and attention that Jennifer DeJournett has put into the role since she was elected in 2012. Jennifer had made sure to keep our community informed about [...]
To the Editor: On Election Day, I am supporting Dennis Smith to be the next state representative for Maple Grove and Osseo. Dennis and his wife Sandra are long-time residents of Maple Grove and Dennis is the former president of the Osseo-Maple Grove Hockey Association. Dennis is an estate and business attorney with an office [...]
To the Editor: I am writing to recommend my husband Pa Modou Ann for his candidacy for the Osseo School Board District. We have lived in Maple Grove for 13 years. We have three boys attending schools in the Osseo School District; two at Osseo Junior High and one at Fernbrook Elementary. Pa understands the [...]