Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:   To Mike Freeman, Hennepin County Attorney. So you think that LeAnn Sargent, our Maple Grove City Councilwoman, deserves a new, stiffer sentence and punishment as a felon for taking money from her father’s estate? She has admitted this and taken responsibility for withdrawing funds for her own use. Now, 90 days [...]

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  Letter to the Editor:   As former residents of Maple Grove, it’s wonderful to spend time in this beautiful community! It was great to meet so many of you and hear your concerns during the Maple Grove parade. I am writing in support of my wife, Beverly Aho, who is running for Hennepin County [...]

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To the Editor:   Please join me in voting for Beverly Aho for Hennepin Country Judge on Aug. 12. As a long-time resident of Maple Grove and civil litigation attorney at Hellmuth & Johnson in Edina, I know that District Court judges are far more likely to have an impact on your daily lives than [...]

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  To the Editor:   As we celebrate our nation’s birth this July 4th, it is also worth celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The Wilderness Act has protected many special places in America. Federally-designated Wilderness Areas provide world-class opportunities for outdoor recreation, and a healthy habitat for wildlife. That’s why Congress should [...]

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To the Editor:   Readers may have seen the obituary of my husband, Dale Emmans, in the Press. Dale was an Osseo guy, and that was evident in the long line of people who came to this visitation and memorial service at St. Paul’s Lutheran. People from his OHS class of 1952, my class of [...]

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To the Editor:   I read with great interest the discussion and actions of the Maple Grove City Council regarding LeAnn Sargent. This is not the first time LeAnn Sargent has taken questionable actions. In the past, she has also been accused of not recusing herself from discussions that were potentially a conflict of interest [...]

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To the Editor:   Maple Grove City Councilor, LeAnn Sargent, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to a gross misdemeanor for financial exploitation. The sentencing judge did no favors for the citizens of Maple Grove when he opted out of the felony charge. Meanwhile, the narcissistic behavior of Ms. Sargent is perpetual as she ignores the [...]

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By Craig Enevoldsen, Brooklyn Park Police Chief & David Jess, Maple Grove Police Chief   As Police Chiefs of Maple Grove and Brooklyn Park Police Departments, we have seen tragedies involving young people and alcohol. We have seen alcohol poisoning; car accidents; reckless, risky behavior; and bad choices made by young people under the influence. [...]

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