Opinion

Dear Editor: In response to Mr. Kampa’s letter. I admit, I like the idea of having a commuter train that could bring people from North Branch, Cambridge and Isanti to the cities or Duluth. Imagine going to a concert, sporting event or even shopping and then not having to worry about the traffic getting home, [...]

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Dear Editor: We need you. The foundation has been set for the next phase of strategic planning for District 911 Schools. On Feb. 6-8, 25 strategic planning team members from the communities met for the first planning session. During this session the team identified beliefs, a mission, parameters, objectives and strategies that will help guide [...]

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Dear Editor: Whatever your politics, you have a right to expect that your elected representatives display certain fundamental qualities both in the performance of their duties as a legislator, and in their personal lives. Basic human qualities of integrity, honesty, and common sense are so essential they cannot, and should not be turned off and [...]

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Dear Editor: I’ve seen editorials and opinions in the paper over the last couple months regarding the sex offender program coming to Cambridge. Kurt Daudt thanking Brian Johnson, Brian Johnson taking credit for changing the Governors mind, Brian Johnson thanking Brian Johnson and publishing a letter he wrote to Department of Human Services. For the [...]

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Minnesota’s Department of Education recently made a major announcement about high school graduation rates increasing that left out something important. MDE materials distributed to the press did not mention that there was a major change in the high school graduation requirements between 2012 and 2013. Students hoping to graduate in spring 2012 were required to [...]

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Dear Editor: No concerns, huh? Yea, I suppose you have to know a residential treatment facility is coming before you can be concerned about it. If Isanti County and the Minnesota Specialty Health System-Cambridge were looking to make friends of the neighborhood surrounding the new Cambridge residential home, they didn’t. By deciding to place a [...]

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Dear Editor: When you hear these three Biblical sounding words make certain you have a firm hold on your wallet because a liberal politician is trying to justify an increase in some kind of welfare. These words are assumed to be in the Bible, and they are, but only once and not quite in the [...]

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