Opinion

Letters will be accepted for publication in the next available issue after receipt. Send letters to ryan.howard@ecm-inc.com. Letters should not exceed 250 words and must be signed with the writer’s name, address and telephone number. Deadline is noon on Monday. The newspaper reserves the right to edit letters for space, libel rules, clear communication and [...]

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Minnesota’s 8th District race between incumbent DFL Rep. Rick Nolan and Republican challenger Stewart Mills has been targeted by national political groups. Most readers have already seen the effect of that targeting with the barrage of negative TV ads that have been airing. We urge readers to discount those ads. Why? Because the 8th District [...]

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Letters will be accepted for publication in the next available issue after receipt. Send letters to ryan.howard@ecm-inc.com. Letters should not exceed 250 words and must be signed with the writer’s name, address and telephone number. Deadline is noon on Monday. The newspaper reserves the right to edit letters for space, libel rules, clear communication and [...]

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There is a time when experience must come into play as voters decide how their ballots will be cast. In the Sixth Congressional District contest on Tuesday, Nov. 4, we believe that Republican Tom Emmer of Delano is the candidate best prepared to serve in Washington, D.C. Emmer, 53, is the clear favorite to win [...]

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Keith Anderson ECM Director of News There are hundreds of beautiful towns in the United States, and each of them has a claim to fame. Whether it’s the Fire Hydrant Capital of the world in Albertville, Ala., the giant statue of Paul Bunyan welcoming visitors to Brainerd, Minn., or the giant ice cream sundae statue [...]

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Last week, the Forest Lake Times sent out voter’s guide questionnaires to candidates in local House and municipal elections. All of the questionnaires were emailed, and if any candidate has not received his or her questionnaire, he or she should call Times News Editor Ryan Howard at 763-233-0714. Candidate responses are needed by noon Oct. [...]

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