Opinion

Jamie Schurbon,  District Manager, Isanti Soil and Water Conservation Distric A geologic atlas project is underway for Isanti County that will map the geology and aquifers below our feet in detail. “Think of it as an MRI of the ground — a 3-D map that will assist in areas such as groundwater permitting and making water management [...]

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Dear Editor: The Cambridge Teen Center is getting closer to a reality. We plan on opening our site just before school ends and then will be open through the summer. A fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, April 18, at Cambridge Cub Foods. We will be bagging customers’ groceries from noon until 8 p.m. In the [...]

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Dear Editor: I am in total agreement to the article April 9, Take Steps to Protect State Waters. The only issue I have is that it did not go far enough. The University of Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Research Center is very important to the long term control and eradication of AIS. Unfortunately it [...]

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Dear Editor: With a whisper of spring in the air, and tiny bits of green beginning to show, most of us are feeling a tremendous sense of relief. At the end of a long winter — full of snow and a polar vortex or two — I want to take a moment to thank our [...]

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Dear Editor: Summer is coming. Community Education staff have been busy planning lots of activities for kids and adults. Whether you’d like to develop a skill, try something new, meet new people or just have some fun, we’ve got something for you. Find everything we have to offer in our new brochure, which will be [...]

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ECM Editorial Board ECM Publishers Inc As April opened with wind-driven snow and temperatures that still featured wind-chill readings, Minnesotans longingly looked from their windows waiting for the day when ice-covered lakes would open and fresh-water fishing could resume. It’s a way of life and in Minnesota sport fishing is a $2.8 billion industry of [...]

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Chad Filley Guest Columnist There are a few things that anyone contemplating a cruise must consider before saying “Bon Voyage.” The brochures make the thought of going on a modern day Titanic seem like one of life’s greatest decisions … It’s a no-brainer, right? My wife and I went on an August cruise to Alaska’s [...]

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