Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:   I was very frustrated by the article on the Dist. 279 American Indian Program. The points I found extremely frustrating were that of  teachers needing to identify what students would benefit, the need for family activities planned at night, and not knowing what was available. It is the parents and the [...]

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To the Editor:   On Tuesday I returned from a four month study abroad program in Buenos Aires, Argentina where I lived for four months. The first thing that struck me was how inept our government is: first, I almost missed my connection flight in Dallas (to Minneapolis) and was informed that due to the [...]

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To the Editor: What happens if a family in one community pays $3.50 for a gallon of milk while another family in a neighboring community pays $10.50? What if the family pays three times as much for most of their everyday necessities? Obviously, the quality of life for that family is greatly diminished. This scenario [...]

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TO THE EDITOR: In national news we see that the study of climate and evolution will be a heavy emphasis in our public schools. A recent article described major new education guidelines, indicating that due to added time spent on this new emphasis, for some high schools “…traditional classes like biology and chemistry may disappear [...]

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To the Editor:    The Rockford City Council and staff have been reviewing our capital improvement plan for the next 5 years. The plan includes the replacement of old water and sanitary sewer mains throughout the city and improving street pavement at the same time. In order to finance these projects and provide these services, [...]

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To the Editor:   Over the summer, I had the pleasure of walking our neighborhoods and speaking one-on- one with many of you. During our discussions, I became increasingly concerned with a proposal to build a new transmission line in the Hollydale area of Plymouth. Since first hearing about this issue, I have met with [...]

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To the Editor: With money being tight, one has to make decisions on what one can afford. However, after reading the excellent Letter to the Editor in the March 7th edition, renewing my subscription to the “Osseo-Maple Grove Press” was a given. I commend Mr. McCullough for being a “voice of reason” regarding the topic [...]

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To the Editor: I read the front page article in the Feb. 28 Sun Post about District 279 technology with incredulity. No wonder our school budgets continue to increase and we taxpayers are constantly asked to approve additional levies! A “classroom amplification system”? Seriously? For all grades and all classrooms? I know I’m old, but [...]

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