Opinion

By Steve Halsey If I were to ask you to name a woman judge, I expect most of you would say “Judge Judy.” But Judith Sheindlin is an entertainer, not a real judge. If I were to ask you to name another woman judge, who could you name? I would hope some of you would [...]

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By Joe Gandelman Do you have personal issues? Do you want to seem intelligent, well informed and on-top-of-it-all without having to bother to put in any effort or time to see whether your assertions are accurate? If so, then join the trend that’s all the rage in the 21st century: show indignation now and worry [...]

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From Anoka-Hennepin to Richfield, Stillwater, Waconia, International Falls, Houston and all over the state, more than 50 of the 331 Minnesota school districts will have new superintendents in the 2014-15 school year. We hear a lot about student mobility. But outside of professional meetings, there has not been much notice of, or discussion about, what [...]

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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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