Reader’s Forum

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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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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The second Tuesday in March is Township Day in Minnesota. There are 1,800 townships in the state and Tuesday, March 11 is their annual meeting day. This meeting is the heart of township government. Townships are known as the grassroots form of government and allows citizens a direct say on the issues that are important [...]

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Dear Editor: There are a lot of area cities having problems with frozen water lines, and although this hasn’t happened yet in Braham, most likely due to the high water table, the city of Braham is taking a proactive approach to prevent this potential problem. Like in area cities, residents are encouraged to test the [...]

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Dear Editor: Linda Hass of Princeton, Minn., and a member of Karmel Covenant Church, has a passion for crocheting ruffle scarves. This past year, Linda made more than 100 scarves for her friends and their daughters at her church. For a few Sundays, Linda handed out her scarves in a lovely decorated bag with a [...]

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