Opinion

The Minnesota Safe and Secure Schools Act has been passed by the Legislature, signed by Gov. Mark Dayton and is now state law. The act establishes structure and detailed definition of bullying behavior. “Bullying” means “intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive.” The act is specific in detail and defines the context [...]

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To the Editor:  Tim Utz will bring the Constitution back. Over the last several years, the United States and Minnesota have slowly watched government take over and intrude into our daily lives. Whether it be the NSA spying on your emails and listening to our phone calls, or the Affordable Care Act, which is about [...]

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To the Editor: When someone in our greater community needs help, who do they call? Whether it is a fire or medical emergency, or to report a crime, or even just to have a question answered, firefighters and police officers are there to help. When the fire or police departments need help, who do we [...]

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To the Editor: Minnesota’s economy is heading in the right direction and our middle and working classes are growing stronger. Minnesota employers created 45,000 jobs last year, the unemployment rate dropped to one of the lowest in the country, and our state has a strong budget surplus of $1.2 billion. However, women in Minnesota still [...]

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By Clarence Hightower - Guest Columnist In January 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson stood before the nation to deliver his first State of the Union. During his address he proclaimed that “This administration declares unconditional war on poverty in America. The richest nation on earth can afford to win it. We cannot afford to lose it. [...]

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