Opinion

Dear Editor: I believe America is a sleeping giant that needs to wake up. We have to defend what our forefather fought for in this freedom we all have been blessed with. I have heard a few people don’t like our American flag and what it stands for. Just to name a few of what [...]

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Marty Seifert is the most traveled of the Republican candidates for governor, having visited all 87 Minnesota counties in the run-up to the Aug. 12 primary election. The former southwestern Minnesota farm kid has also covered a lot of ground in his professional and political careers, from teaching high school history and government to serving [...]

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Dear Editor: One dictionary definition for slave is: “a person who has lost control of himself and is dominated by something or someone.” We have “lost control” when more than half of our incomes are being taken as taxes and we are clearly “dominated by something or someone.” With huge deficits being generated in Washington [...]

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Dear Editor: The Braham Fire Department would like to thank everyone that donated to the fireworks display. Without your generous donations, the fireworks display would not be possible. City of Braham Braham Fire  

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Dear Editor: I  am writing to endorse Tom Schibilla for District 1 County Commissioner. I have known Tom for 30 years, both personally and professionally. During his 35 years of employment with Isanti County, Tom built good relationships with all branches of county government and understands their roles and relationships to one another. I know [...]

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Dear Editor: The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported in the the July 27 Sunday paper that Lance Johnson (Woodbury) owes $129,000 in back property taxes to Isanti County. People like Johnson are allowed to delay these taxes legally. This is a good business decision for them but it is wrong and unethical. The other top nine [...]

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Dear Editor: Recently I read in the paper about our representative opposing the requirements that employers provide any additional compensation to their employees. He voted against raising the minimum wage, he voted against state laws that expanded sick leave usage to cover taking sick or elderly parents to the doctor; however, then he voted for [...]

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