Opinion

ECM Publishers ECM Editorial Board The Minnesota Safe and Secure Schools Act has been passed by the Legislature, signed by Gov. Mark Dayton and is now state law. The act establishes structure and detailed definition of bullying behavior. “Bullying” means “intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive. . .” The act is [...]

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Roxie Karelis The Refuge Network Children are our future; we all have a stake in the next generation. The future prosperity of any society depends on its ability to foster the healthy development of the next generation. When a society invests wisely in children’s development — socially, emotionally and cognitively — the next generation will [...]

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Dear Editor: Braham Mayor Patricia Carlson submitted the following proclamation dated April 1 signed by herself and Braham Clerk-Administrator Sally Hoy. “Whereas, the federal Corporation for National & Community Service organization has declared April 1, 2014 as Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service; and Whereas, last year, 832 Mayors representing 100 million citizens participated [...]

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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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