Opinion

Some question why newspaper editorial boards bother to endorse candidates for office. In other words, why should newspaper editors tell their readers whom they should vote for? After listening to the wave of candidate advertising that distorts and sometimes lies about a candidate, I am more convinced than ever that newspapers should endorse candidates. All […]

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Joe Nathan ECM Publishers Columnist Contacted on Election Day, two key Minnesota House Republicans offered several priorities in education. Democrats are still the majority in the Minnesota Senate, and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton was re-elected, but Republicans replaced DFLers as the majority in the Minnesota House. The legislative process ultimately requires compromises between House, Senate […]

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Dear Editor: For the third year in a row, Polaris Battalion United States Naval Sea Cadets will lead the Nov. 22 Snowflake Parade in Cambridge as the Color Guard for the event, but this year, their ranks are even larger. Polaris Battalion USNSCC, is a youth based Naval program serving ages 11-17. Over the past […]

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Dear Editor: It has come to my attention that there is a possible nurse’s strike coming to the Cambridge Medical Center.  That is what all those “We Support Our Nurses” signs are about. Nurses at Cambridge Medical Center have been working without a contract, and there are 16 points in the old contract that management […]

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Dear Editor: The 5th-annual Hayride 4 Food Drive was a huge success. This event raised 2,270 pounds in food donations and $2,213 in cash for the local food shelf. Over 80 individuals attended this event. We want to thank the businesses who supported us with donation and gift certificates. They are Cub Foods, Caribou Coffee, […]

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Dear Editor: I would like to thank Judith Kissner of Scout & Morgan Books in Cambridge for hosting my book-signing event. Surrounded by her well-stocked shelves of old and new books, I was struck again at how language both preserves and enhances the experience of being human. Talking about that, and reading a few poems […]

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Barbara Bergwall SAC’s Enrichment Center Events happening at the Seniors Activities Center and SAC’s Cafe, 140 North Buchanan St., Suite 164, Cambridge. Election Day came and it was a whoozer at the center.  We love doing those special days and our next is Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving dinner at SAC’s is Tuesday, Nov. 25. Sign up in […]

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