Archive | June 5, 2013
Every time I hear some commentator or weather person call suburban communities “burbs,” I want to throw up. These are real honest-to-goodness communities, not some amorphous blob. I can’t find “burb” in the dictionary. It probably just comes from “suburb,” which is bad enough, because ...Read More
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Dear Editor: The 2013 high school baseball season just seemed to begin because of the late spring, but it is, unfortunately, in the records books. However, no season is complete without thanking the many people who make it a success. I would like to extend recognition to some people who have been an...Read More
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Dear Editor: I’ve been a Thrivent Financial for Lutheran member non-stop since I was a baby.  My membership started when my parents, Gordon and Phyllis Hass bought a life insurance for me shortly after my birth.  And, I’ve been involved in this fraternal organization as a volunteer leader at t...Read More
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Dear Editor: Now that you’ve read what the state Republicans felt was not done in the 2013 State of Minnesota Legislative Session, here’s the Democrat view of what got done this year. • All day kindergarten was established through the public school system. Now all of our children can start sch...Read More
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Dear Editor: In recent months there has been a great deal of discussion regarding proposed legislation, which would give the Isanti Area Joint Powers (Isanti Fire Department) taxing authority. It has been determined, after a March 27 meeting, that Senator Benson and Representative Daudt would no lon...Read More
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Doris Marlene, a leather craftswoman from Isanti, recently donated a tribute to veterans crafted of leather to the St. Cloud VA. The art work is amazingly detailed and features the service seals of each of the armed forces, the Department of Veterans Affairs seal, and a raised relief emblem of an ea...Read More
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