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Colleen Dettmer responds to letter critical of Rep. Bob Dettmer Colleen Dettmer Guest Columnist As the wife of Bob Dettmer, State Representative for Senate District 52A, I have seen many interesting things written (pro and con) about my husband in the papers over the years. It is something I have le...Read More
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Taxpayer League of Minnesota is on the wrong side of their own beliefs Rep. Mark Buesgens Guest Columnist Hometown Source recently published an op-ed by Phil Krinkie, president of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota, arguing against competition in Minnesota’s multi-billion dollar gaming industry. Ba...Read More
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Hall of Fame nominations are due March 24 Linda Madsen Guest Columnist Last spring, our district honored 66 members of the newly created Forest Lake Area Schools Hall of Fame. This was a fun and exciting time for our district, as we were also celebrating the 100th graduation class to come through ou...Read More
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Letters will be accepted for the Open Forum for publication in the next available issue after receipt. Letters may be sent to Forest Lake Times, 880 SW 15th St., Forest Lake, or by e-mail to [email protected] Letters should not exceed 250 words and must be signed w...Read More
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Solutions to reducing poverty in Minnesota and particularly in suburban communities will challenge local and state leaders in 2012. The recession is taking its toll in the suburbs where it once was thought the middle class was enjoying the good life. The financial plight of suburban residents is les...Read More
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2 former state legislators believe gambling not the easy solution to stadium funding that many may think Gene Merriam Dennis Ozment Guest Columnists Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders and the Minnesota Vikings are working hard to find a deal they can all support to build a new stadium. Their discussio...Read More
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