Opinion
By Alisa Reckinger Guest Columnist Each year, many of us resolve to lose weight, floss more and better ourselves in some way. This year, why not resolve to be kinder and gentler to our planet? You may find it’s much easier (and more sustainable) than other resolutions you might make. According to ...Read More
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To the Editor: I urge residents of Maple Grove to inform Dr. Kyle Kingsley of Minnesota Medical Solutions that we are not interested in them bringing, “the pharmaceutical medical cannabis clinical experience to the people of Maple Grove and the surrounding areas,” as quoted in the Dec. 18 articl...Read More
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Rep. Mark Uglem, R-Champlin, issued the following statement regarding the release of the budget forecast by Minnesota Management and Budget. The projected surplus for fiscal years 2016-17 is $664 million. Combined with $556 million in projected surplus from fiscal years 2014-15, there is $1.037 bill...Read More
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By Joe Bowen Sun Post Newspapers I’m not one to mince words: I enjoy receiving gifts. It’s a line I’ve toed for years and one I stand by to this day. Presents are awesome! Why, just the other day, I received a gift in the mail that I apparently bought myself several days prior on [...]...Read More
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By Santa Claus GUEST COLUMNIST Usually, and especially during this time of the year, I don’t really do anything like this. I mean, this week in particular is crunch time, all the time, what with prepping my inventory and sleigh for stopping at millions of houses over the course of a single night. ...Read More
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To the Editor: I enjoyed the “Our Viewpoint” editorial in the Dec. 11 Sun Newspapers. It was well-written and accurately addressed major concerns for “Charting the Future” of MnSCU (Minnesota State Colleges and Universities) and its effect on all education in Minnesota. Both higher education...Read More
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By Peggy Bakken Sun Newspapers Shoppers seem buoyant this holiday season. Spending for Christmas presents is up. The price of gasoline sits around $2.50. Friday’s jobs reports showed that the economy continues to grow. The unemployment rate here in the Twin Cities is 3.9 percent, the best of any m...Read More
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Boys lagging when it comes to motivation in classroom By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS A Stillwater school superintendent is asking a big question: Why do high school girls do better in the classroom than high school boys? Tom Nelson, who has been a superintendent for 20 years, recently wrote a guest ...Read More
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