Letters To The Editor

To the editor: A recent letter from Rosemount resident, Trisha Nelson-Chetek was well written and made a strong case for retaining Barnes & Noble, an important store in the community. She pointed out “many people regularly go there to study, write, or work” and “this is one place you can come to relax. Parents bring […]

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To the editor: I would like to thank Farmington Community Education for hosting the Camp Invention program this summer. At Camp Invention, children work together in teams to find solutions to real-world challenges inspired by the greatest innovators in the National Inventors Hall of Fame. This summer, local elementary students at Meadowview Elementary School joined […]

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To the editor: As a regular visitor to the Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, I have always been impressed with the way trails are respectfully shared by bird watchers, hikers, horseback riders, dog walkers, and come winter, cross country skiers and snowshoers. The only challenge was snowmobiles. As the winters went on, snowmobiles would leave the designated […]

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To the editor: It is unfortunate that the author of a letter purporting to highlight their concerns about the use of plastic (PVC) pipe in upcoming street reconstruction projects failed to disclose the fact they are a sales representative for a company that offers the competing product, Ductile Iron. Thus it is no surprise the […]

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To the editor: As a resident of the Lakeville neighborhood slated for construction in 2015 who has been unable to attend City Council meetings, I’m compelled to share my concerns regarding the project’s watermain pipe. The project’s feasibility report says, “It is proposed that the existing ductile iron (DI) watermain facilities within the project be […]

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To the editor: We are writing to express an enormous thank you to all the communities that supported the South of the River CROP Hunger Walk in Savage and Burnsville on Oct. 12. CROP Hunger Walks are sponsored by Church World Service. This year, the local walk raised almost $17,000, one of the largest totals […]

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