Letters To The Editor

To the editor: I am writing to ask Dakota Electric Association members to vote for the re-election of Margaret Schreiner to the board of directors. Margaret is a true leader who has kept and continues to keep the interests of the rate-payer her most important priority. For example, she provided the initiative for online member [...]

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To the editor: We are all a part of nature, and we play an integral part. Science is proving “mother trees” help their offspring grow. Plants “talk” to one another. Baby trees can to grow under a huge, sun-blocked canopy; yet the saplings get their nutrients. Songbirds, butterflies and insects help each other survive. Each [...]

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To the editor: Most citizens don’t know the facts and when confronted with social change are distracted with predictions of disaster if change were to occur. We do not ask the right questions, assuming we are currently doing the right thing and change would create a moral collapse, and, in this case, more addiction. After [...]

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To the editor: Are you aware of the land grab going on throughout the country, and even here in Dakota County?  The government: city, county, state, and federal government each thinks it has the best ideas on how land should be used. Under the guise of eminent domain, land owned by private citizens is sometimes [...]

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To the editor: Recent news about nominees for legislative seats in the south metro area hasn’t taken into account the budget-balancing that occurred in the Legislature over the last biennium. Increased income tax rates on the highest earners have helped to balance the tax incidence across brackets, where the Minnesota Department of Revenue had discovered [...]

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