Reader’s Forum

Dear Editor: Excellent letter in the Feb. 12 paper on the Northern Lights Express Train to Duluth. The writer was questioning why the “express” train was being diverted to the Hinckley Casino. Great question. Maybe some of our local Democrats could tell us how much campaign money they get from the tribes? Maybe the tribes [...]

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Dear Editor: Last Thursday while helping a friend, I remembered that I had left a small “trunk sized” shovel there. I got it and put it in my trunk. It came in handy. I was down in Plymouth for a temp job shoveling snow and came back to find my car had been plowed around. [...]

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Dear Editor: The Isanti-based Backcountry Mountain Bike Trail Patrol has greatly expanded its winter patrol capabilities through the addition of two wide-tired “fat bikes” and a new, compact AED. The new tools have allowed the all-volunteer National Mountain Bike Patrol unit to assist at events such as the City of Lakes Penn Cycle Fat Bike [...]

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Dear Editor: Minnesota’s annual School Board Recognition Week — Feb. 17-22  — is a tribute to school boards that serve as local education leaders. Gratitude is extended to the District 911 School Board for all the board does throughout the year to govern the district and monitor the success of over five-thousand students and over [...]

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Dear Editor: We hadn’t heard much about progress on the Northern Lights Express plan to provide rail service between Minneapolis and Duluth so we chose to attend a progress report meeting in Hinckley last month. At that meeting we learned that Northern Lights Express isn’t really about providing fast, convenient passenger rail service between Duluth [...]

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Dear Editor: I would like to thank the young man who stopped out of courtesy to help me and my son on February 2, 2014. We had the Buick go totally dead on County Road 5. One car whizzed by, honking its horn. This is not unusual in this day and age (but disrespectful). I [...]

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Dear Editor: It is quite evident that when Kelly Fairchild-Fahrni, senior high teacher and speech and drama coach at Cambridge-Isanti High School, chooses a script for her one act play performers, she chooses one with a challenge, complexity and a strong theme. This year’s play “Nora’s Lost” was definitely no exception. The play tells the [...]

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