Archive | May 25, 2012

MCCL would like to thank Rep. Joyce Peppin for being the chief author of a bill that would require  a physician to be physically present when administering an abortion-inducing drug such as RU486. RU486 is a dangerous drug. When it was approved, the FDA required that only a physician could administer the drug—meaning that a [...]

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Last summer, during the run of ERCT’s “Phantom of the Opera,” it was announced that the summer show for 2012 was going to be “The Music Man.” Indeed, up until about a month ago, it was understood by those of us in the theater community that the summer show was set to be “The Music [...]

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Traditionally marriage has been the union of one man and one woman with the purpose of bringing the next generation into the world and raising them in the best possible environment. Only in the last couple hundred years has mutual attraction been the driving force for a marriage. Before that it was often arranged for [...]

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Mr. Borum, Patricia Jones is right about her definition of marriage. Marriage has been defined as between one man and one woman for 2,000 years. Marriage is like Truth. Truth is truth no matter how you twist and turn it and that’s been here too, since Christ stood before Pontius Pilate. You don’t take this [...]

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This past week I had my annual physical and the doctor told me I have to get my blood pressure down. Now I am asking for the women in Elk River wards 2 and 3 for assistance in this matter. You are the only ones that can assist. I have been on a hunt for [...]

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From the standpoint of suburban and outstate communities, the 2012 legislative session on major issues was disappointing. Even the Vikings stadium plan approval, the centerpiece of the session, ignored a good suburban location in Arden Hills and an opportunity for major economic development in the northern region. Little was done to provide tax relief for [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board took its next step toward approving a long-range strategic plan Monday night at a work session by reviewing the recommendations of the Strategic Plan Task Force’s core planning team. Of the 35 recommendations from the district’s 70-plus-member task force, nine have been recommended by core [...]

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Elk River Area School Board Member Janelle Henry is the first and only person to file for three open seats on the Elk River Area School Board as of May 24. The period for filing affidavits for the four-year terms closes at 5 p.m. June 5.  The election is scheduled for Nov. 6. Sue Farber, [...]

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