Opinion
To the Editor: In a column titled “It isn’t just Ferguson: Schools and the Ferguson case,” in the Dec. 5 edition of the Sun Focus, guest columnist Joe Nathan commented on the Ferguson fiasco and opines: “the case provides an important teachable moment for our students.” Nathan incorporates...Read More
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Five ways to celebrate the holidays with nature By Robyn Char Guest Columnist It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and the perfect opportunity to enjoy the natural world! Maybe the kids are out of school or relatives are visiting, and you’re not sure how you’re going to entertain them ...Read More
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By Lynda Ellis Guest Columnist Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) is a restricted noxious weed in Minnesota. It was brought to Minnesota as a hedge plant and decorative shrub. It escaped and is now found in nearly every Minnesota county, including Anoka. What happens when buckthorn is planted? An...Read More
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By Perry Lofquist Guest Columnist What makes a community thrive? The answer is simple. Social connectedness. What is social connectedness? It’s the opportunity to build positive relationships with others and foster a sense of community. Out of these relationships, amazing things can happen. We can...Read More
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