Opinion

To the editor: Your recent article regarding the Lake Elmo resident and the rerouting of Highway 5 and Manning Avenue, within 15 feet of her home is but one example of the insensitivity to longtime residents occurring all around Lake Elmo. The current powers that be are plowing through and carving up the city into [...]

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By Lee Salisbury We all agree religion has its place in America. But Hobby Lobby Corporation and many in the Christian community do a disservice promoting the idea that the United States was founded as a Christian nation. Hobby Lobby’s national newspaper ads quoting America’s founders George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Benjamin [...]

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Even if they have a slight decline in the number of students served, most Minnesota districts and charter schools will be receiving more money per pupil in the coming school year. That’s one of the key lessons learned in talking with Tom Melcher, director of the Minnesota Department of Education’s finance division. Thanks go to [...]

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  By Tom Purcell I say it’s high time we update the wording of the presidential oath of office, which is specified in Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution.” “Update it?” “That’s right. Our current president isn’t following it much anyhow, so why don’t you recite it from the top so we can [...]

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By Tom Nelson We live and work in one of the most picturesque places in all of Minnesota. The world of art surrounds us each and every day. It is a where we go for relaxation, enjoyment and stimulation. The arts refresh our spirits and give us inspiration as we attempt to put meaning into [...]

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