Opinion
Linda Madsen Guest Columnist It is no secret that the district has been working hard to bring much-needed upgrades to our buildings and facilities. I’d like to just walk through some of the history with our bond proposals and where we stand today. In 2010, we conducted a gap analysis study to dete...Read More
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Practice what you preach Sen. Sean Nienow, Republican purveyor of fiscal and personal responsibility, has reneged on his debts through bankruptcy and weaseled out of repaying of nearly a million dollars of money he borrowed. According to a news report, Sen. Nienow makes $31,000 annually as a senator...Read More
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ECM Editorial Board The number of students who have special needs in Minnesota schools continues to grow. State and federal governments need to fund federally mandated programs as promised to avoid using local operating school district funds to subsidize the program. To its credit, the 2012-13 state...Read More
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Judges hear disputes dealing with some of the most important aspects of people’s lives.  We hear child custody disputes, restraining order requests, disagreements about contracts and estates and a variety of other matters.  With so much at stake, I am frequently surprised at how unprepared some ...Read More
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Thanks for the effort A big ‘thank you’ to those responsible for keeping the Hardwood Creek Trail (or at least parts of it) plowed.  Its true snowfall totals are down this winter, but keeping the trail mostly clear of the snow that has fallen has made it possible to get out and walk or run [......Read More
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You are going to hear a lot from legislators on how to fix the Metropolitan Council this session. It has limited power to tax, and it has power to run sewer, water, mass transit highways and parks systems and to help plan and regulate growth in the seven-county metropolitan area.  The Met Council h...Read More
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Many things impressed me as I marched with thousands of others in St. Paul on Jan 19, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but what pleased me most were the hundreds of participating families. Parents from cities and suburbs brought their youngsters, some appearing as young as 6 or 7. The parents were th...Read More
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