Letter to the Editor

  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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To the Editor   With Republican Precinct Caucuses approaching I feel it is important to clarify misinformation about the same sex marriage bill passed by both the House and the Senate in 2013. The House bill (HF1054) passed by a 75 –59 margin (68 needed to pass). Certain individuals and organizations have spread inaccurate information [...]

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To the Editor:   Our Sixth Congressional District race for Congress this year will be one of the most watched. We have several candidates running for a rare open seat for the U. S. House. We will also be electing a U. S. Senator and a Governor. In addition, all state office holders are up [...]

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To the Editor:   With all of the hard work that so many put into securing the financing for I-94 expansion between Rogers and St. Michael, we’ve come across one last potential hurdle. The Met Council has the power to block this critical project for our community. Please have your voice be heard and let’s [...]

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