Opinion

ECM EDITORIAL BOARD The 4th Congressional District, which encompasses Ramsey County and much of the East Metro, including Stillwater, is represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by DFL-endorsed Betty McCollum who is seeking her eighth term. We are supporting her reelection because she has valuable experience in the House where she has seniority on [...]

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BY DANNY TYREE GUEST COLUMNIST For those arriving late: I love to sink my teeth into the newest silly fad and satirize it until it resembles something the cat dragged in. That will NOT be happening this week. According to a Boston Globe article bearing the headline “Happier Endings For Dying Pets And Their Owners,” [...]

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Menikheim has leadership skills needed for council My personal experience with Doug Menikheim has been nothing short of exceptional. As a leader of a local nonprofit organization, Friends of Stillwater Area Dog Park, I found Doug’s help and advice to be most valuable. He has guided our group for years, putting in a lot of [...]

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BY DON HEINZMAN GAZETTE COLUMNIST A grand piano has landed at the baggage-claim level of the Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport, continuing the takeoff into the artistic skies. While you are waiting for your flight, you can sit down and play that piano, given by an anonymous donor, or you also can listen to a series of [...]

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  BY DAN POFFENBERGER GUEST COLUMNIST Let’s face it: Lutefisk gets a bad rap. The little cod that could has been much maligned by everyone from Garrison Keillor (who once said it “looks like the desiccated cadavers of squirrels run over by trucks”) to Sven and Ole (who, in one joke, use it to get [...]

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BY CHRIS SHAFFER WCCO CHIEF METEOROLOGIST Are your Halloween decorations up yet? Our three daughters love Halloween almost as much as they love Christmas. And you can go to just about any store and buy things for both holidays already. Don’t get me started on the Christmas music I’ve heard playing … too early! And [...]

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