Letters To The Editor

A letter to the editor in the Aug. 28/29 print editions incorrectly stated that U.S. Rep. John Kline was in South Carolina instead of in Minnesota at the State Fair on Aug. 22. Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune should have verified the information prior to considering running the letter. The newspaper regrets that [...]

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To the editor: People struggling with mental health issues — especially those who feel they’re unable to manage and cope on their own — are encouraged to seek professional help. Talking with family and friends about their struggles can be beneficial, but if that proves insufficient then other steps need to be taken. But what [...]

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To the editor: The political ads have been running on TV for over a month now and it’s only August. You probably have seen the humorous Mike McFadden ad that we’re supposed to laugh out loud after every line. “When you have six kids, it’s called a budget. When his son needed to have his [...]

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To the editor: Bill Maher, host of HBO’s “Real Time,” has named U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Burnsville, to the Final Four on his #flipadistrict contest. Maher intends to shine a spotlight on one Congressional race this year, hoping to flip it from Republican to Democrat. Maher notes that, despite Mr. Kline’s efforts to remain under [...]

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To the editor: Please stop with the mendacity and the sophistry. My Eagan state representative is inundating me with fliers telling me how she froze school tuition. This act merely transfers the costs to the overburdened taxpayers. For an individual to claim such a monumental fete is the quintessence of audacity since it took the [...]

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To the editor: My husband and I have been teachers, coaches, and advisers at Burnsville High School since 1999, residents since 2004, and parents in the district since 2009. He grew up in Burnsville, and his mom taught in School District 191 for many years. To say that our family is invested in this community [...]

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