Opinion
BY MARNY STEBBINS GAZETTE COLUMNIST We have a ghost in our house, which is not all that uncommon up here on the North Hill. My neighbors all seem to remember the moment when they first realized that their old home came with more than original fireplaces and creaky floors; it came with stories. And g...Read More
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To the editor: After attending last week’s Lake Elmo City Council meeting along with over 100 other citizens, I am very concerned for the future of our great city. You would only need a high school education to draw the conclusion that everyone there saw first hand. All in attendance witnesse...Read More
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Four state education and policy leaders I contacted recently had strong, somewhat different responses to Minnesota Department of Education’s Feb. 24 report about increases in Minnesota’s high school graduation rates. I partly agree with each of them. The news is neither entirely good nor entirel...Read More
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In our communities, there is a silent, incurable disease called Alzheimer’s that gradually destroys a person’s ability to remember, learn and do simple tasks. In Minnesota, it’s estimated that 88,000 people 65 years and older have this incurable disease, according to Act on Alzheimer’s, and ...Read More
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