Opinion
Connect the Park plan is expensive To The Editor: In response to Jim Janick’s letter, I would like it noted that Councilmember Tim Brausen was successful in getting the proposed sidewalk to nowhere in the northwest area of our neighborhood removed from the Connect the Park plan. Brausen was not on...Read More
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To the Editor: The debate and discussion about a transportation plan for Minnesota that will serve residents and businesses for the next 10 years is beginning to take a front seat at the legislature. Members of the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce have long understood that a safe, reliable and efficient...Read More
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Violence is both insidious and deadly in our society. Some of us live with it, even daily. For others it glares though headlines. Or it blindsides us when we are least expecting. We think that violence – how it happens, how it affects us and how we can stop it – deserves a closer look. [...]...Read More
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By: Stephanie Helseth Sun Sailor Newspapers Change is inevitable. Sort of like death and taxes, but hopefully with a more positive spin given the right perspective. Some people find change exciting, others find it stressful. Typically, I love change. But as I sit down to write this column, I find ch...Read More
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Should we really pay more? To the Editor: Recently, the Minnesota House of Representatives voted for a plan that would invest $7 billion in our roads and bridges over the next 10 years without imposing a new tax increase on hardworking Minnesotans. It’s the only plan put forward in St. Paul that d...Read More
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To The Editor: The Connect the Park program, a program designed to add sidewalks, trails, bike lanes and bikeways to the city, was adopted before my time on the City Council, and I believe the majority of citizens still support the program and its goals to make the community more walkable, safer, mo...Read More
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To the Editor: The Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters of Minnetonka, Eden Prairie and Hopkins is in full support of HE 1534/SF 1537, Governor Dayton’s so-called “50-foot buffer bill” that stems from a wish to protect the public health by requiring a 50-foot perennial vegetation r...Read More
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