Opinion
By DON HEINZMAN ECM PUBLISHERS Maybe, in this all-too-serious world, we need to laugh more. Imagine a meeting where you can laugh at Laurel and Hardy films, along with shorts on “Popeye the Sailorman” and “The Little Rascals.” That was the agenda for the Bloomington Brats October meeting, a ...Read More
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Many voters are unaware that the sheriff of Hennepin County is an elected position. Incumbent Rich Stanek is reaching the end of his second term. Eddie Frizell is the better-qualified candidate for Sheriff of Hennepin County. Who says so? The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Deputies Association, the off...Read More
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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers Kids have all the fun. I remember a day and age when the month of October was all about planning for Halloween. Chores, schoolwork, productivity – all were thrown aside in favor of meticulously planning out a costume, begging your parents to buy/build/sew t...Read More
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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist Here are five questions you might want to ask school board candidates or members running for re-election this fall. Because schools play a huge role in making communities attractive places to live and work, you might also talk with the other board members, whose seats...Read More
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In the Oct. 23rd Voters Guide for Osseo City Council candidates, candidate Rick Weber was inaccurately quoted in his candidate statement. The Osseo-Maple Grove Press regrets this error. The following are Weber’s correct comments from his statement: “This year alone, we have 40 million dollars o...Read More
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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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