Opinion

Dear Editor: We are supporting Chris Caulk for sheriff and actively campaigning on his behalf. We are supporting Chris because he is the most qualified candidate to be our next sheriff. Chris began his career in law enforcement serving on two city police departments. Shortly after he joined the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office as a [...]

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Dear Editor: I write in support of Chris Caulk for sheriff of Isanti County. Beliefs we hold in common include our love of God and country. I know he is a man of strong faith. He also believes in the Constitution and is very serious about upholding his oath of office. Many of us think [...]

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Dear Editor: In 1833, Alexis de Tocqueville, a French scholar, traveled the United States before authoring the book “Democracy in America.” Written as an outside observer, Tocqueville explained to his European colleagues how this new form of government was being fashioned in America. Among many observations, Tocqueville wrote, “The greatness of America lies not in [...]

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Dear Editor: I take this opportunity to inform your readers about fundraising events. When people hear fundraising they often react like a truck stuck in a rut. I know the economy is shaky. I know some people live on the edge when incomes are limited. But I also know that people respond when the need [...]

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By Gregory A. Winter, Superintendent Braham Area Schools We are almost a month into the new school year and we are seeing many this year’s programs having some significant success. With any initiative, such as our 1:1 initiative, it needs to develop as a process of immersion. We have cautiously entered into this initiative knowing [...]

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ECM Editorial Board ECM Publishers Inc. Minnesota’s 8th District race between incumbent DFL Rep. Rick Nolan and Republican challenger Stewart Mills has been targeted by national political groups. Most readers have already seen the effect of that targeting with the barrage of negative TV ads that have been airing. We urge readers to discount those [...]

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Dear Editor: Last Friday, a screening of the film The World According to Monsanto was scheduled to take place at Cambridge-Isanti High School. At the last minute, we decided to relocate to a smaller venue since we had no feedback on the number of guests to expect. The signs we had posted at the high [...]

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