Letters To The Editor

To the editor: The Republican Party politicians are sure making a huge fuss about our new Senate office building. Let’s try to understand what all this fuss is about. Both parties agree that there is no longer enough space in our beautiful 100-year-old Capitol building. The House lawmakers approved $93.5 million for a new legislative [...]

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To the editor: Having read the Cannon Falls Council voicing concerns about the proposed Zip Rail between the Twin Cities and Rochester, my sons and I also have great concerns about the impact this project would have on farmers along the line. There are farmers who already have land on both sides of Highways 52 [...]

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To the editor: I am writing in response to Don Heinzman’s article “Millennials change housing patterns in metro” in the Aug. 8 issue. Mr. Heinzman contends that millennials “are forcing changes. Millennials (defined as 18- to 34-year-olds) may prefer apartments near “cool” places where they can “walk and bike to work and their favorite restaurants [...]

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To the editor: Our older son, Robbie, is a medical resident in radiology. We couldn’t be prouder of him. When applying for a grant, he was asked to write about an early experience that triggered his interest in science. He didn’t write about something he learned from his parents, from a TV program, or an [...]

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To the editor: There are many issues important to each of us; it’s important to have representation in the Legislature from leaders who have a big picture understanding of how they all interrelate. Congratulations to Jon Koznick for earning the endorsement of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. He is the Republican candidate for Minnesota House [...]

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To the editor: Nov. 4, Election Day, is nearing. Sound bites dominate the airways, and local residents have probably received numerous phone calls and pieces of literature. When hearing promises from the candidates here are some things to consider. If they say they are a “job creator,” ask them how they are going to increase [...]

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