Opinion

To the Editor: I want to thank everyone who helped with petitioning to get the Columbia Heights library bonding bill on the November ballot. I in particular want to thank the large number of people who wanted a new library, but also thought that the decision should be up to voters. Thank you for your […]

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To the Editor: We are elated that the two Columbia Heights Public School District levy questions passed. Question 1, Operational Levy renewal, passed with 66.05 percent of the vote. Question Two, Capital Project Levy, passed with 58.86 percent of the vote. To each and every person who voted for the District levy questions, we thank […]

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To the Editor: I would like to thank Spring Lake Park Public Schools community education for hosting two sessions of the Camp Invention program this summer. At Camp Invention, children work together in teams to find solutions to real-world challenges inspired by the greatest innovators in the National Inventors Hall of Fame. This summer, local […]

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By Mike Maher Guest Columnist Throughout the animal kingdom the vastly diverse courting rituals of species range from bizarre to brutal to beautiful. One common thread is that they usually involve an admirably persistent male fighting, performing flamboyant dances or displays, emitting elaborate calls or secreting strong odors. Guys, if this reminds you of your […]

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By Clarence Hightower  Guest Columnist I wish to utilize this column to share some important information related to the operations and oversight at Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties (CAPRW). The recent shutdown of Community Action of Minneapolis has given rise to an unprecedented level of scrutiny toward Minnesota’s other 25 Community Action […]

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