Reader’s Forum

Dear Editor: The National Popular Vote Movement is seeking to effectively eliminate the role of the Electoral College in presidential elections. While well intentioned, it is woefully misinformed. The Electoral College and the U.S. Senate were both placed in our Constitution to protect the interests of smaller states. In that day Rhode Island and Connecticut [...]

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Dear Editor: Car show season is among us again. Rum River Rods are proud to announce our 4th year hosting the Isanti Weekly Car Show. This year we will be having it downtown Isanti right on Main Street, every Wednesday night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the months of June, July and August. Grand Finale show [...]

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Dear Editor: America will celebrate Building Safety Month during May. The theme is “Building Safety: Maximizing Resilience, Minimizing Risks.” Each week of Building Safety Month spotlights a specific area of building safety: Code Officials: Keeping Fire in its Place, May 5-11; Code Officials: Helping Homeowners Weather the Storm, May 12-18; Code Officials: Surround Your House [...]

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Dear Editor: Cambridge Knights of Columbus Council #12813 would again like to thank the community for being so generous toward our annual “Tootsie Roll Drive.” KC groups throughout the state participate in this annual fundraiser the last weekend of April every year to help people with Developmental Disabilities including Special Olympics.  Most money collected in [...]

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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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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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