Opinion
To the Editor: As a mom to two children in our school district, an early childhood educator, and someone who has attended the majority of school board meetings since 2011, I would like to encourage voters to reelect Doug Birk to the STMA School Board. Doug Birk has served our community faithfully on...Read More
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To the Editor: When ECM gave Tom Emmer the “nod” in its publication-wide endorsement, it came with “caveats.” The endorsement could easily have been interpreted as a signal that he skates on thin ice, as ECM appeared to condition it on one critical premise made “for the public’s sake”:...Read More
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To the Editor: I support Bruce Gorecki and Rob Bell for Rogers City Council, and Rick Ihli for mayor. For over a decade Bruce has been involved in supporting our community as a president and active member of the Lions Club. He also serves as a Planning Commissioner for Rogers. Bruce understands the ...Read More
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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 par...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 parti...Read More
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