Letters to the Editor

Mark Uglem finished his first term in the state House of Representatives with several accomplishments for the City of Champlin. Mark achieved a first for our city by securing $3,000,000.00 in bonding funds from the State of Minnesota. This is money the tax payers of Champlin will not have to pay. It will be utilized […]

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To the Editor: This letter is a response to last weeks published letter, and frankly most every other piece of information I heard, watched or read in print concerning the “Defense of Marriage Amendment.” I am so tired of hearing why this Amendment is so important for our state’s children when half of the “traditional” […]

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TO THE EDITOR: I have watched and admired ArMand Nelson over the years as he served this community with integrity and dedication. What has impressed me most about Armand running for Mayor is that he didn’t just appear on the scene and ask for our votes, but learned about our community first by serving as […]

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To the Editor: At a recent tour of Dist. 883 facilities, I witnessed, firsthand, years of deferred maintenance, which is addressed in the upcoming bond issue. Middle School roofing is 10 years past its designed lifetime. Neither the Middle nor Elementary School has a backup heating system. Last winter, the Middle School boiler broke down […]

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To the Editor: Mark Uglem will be an excellent choice for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Mark is a businessman that retired early and decided to give back to the community by committing to public service. As mayor, Mark has proven to be one of the best that Champlin has ever had. During this recession, […]

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To the Editor: I know school board member John Hoffman, and he is running for the state senate seat.  I would, however, encourage everyone to take a close look at what he now stands for. The list of his School Board Accomplishments on his website proudly states, “Repealed the ‘no promo homo’ language adopted in […]

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To the Editor: This November, Minnesotans will decide whether or not to vote for a proposed amendment that would limit the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. Marriage is an important issue to all of us, and as individuals, we must look to our neighbors and communities for guidance and support before we head to […]

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