Opinion
Rather than trying to give us a lesson on the history of our nation, Ms. Driessen would do well to brush up on her American history. The “founding fathers” wrote a Constitution that deliberately prohibited the establishment of an official state religion or interference with the religious beliefs...Read More
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I would like to address a letter to the editor from Feb. 22 headlined “Days we live in are very trying for us.” The days we live in are unfortunately very discouraging. However, this does not mean we need to throw out people’s First Amendment rights, as the reader would suggest by saying, “i...Read More
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Why are illegal U-turns allowed on Main Street of Elk River? While I have my hair cut, at Ardy’s on Main on Saturday mornings, I witness two to four vehicles make illegal U-turns on Main Street. Cars are traveling west on Main Street and think nothing of making a U-turn into an available parking s...Read More
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The days we live in are very trying. It is very upsetting to me that there would be a need to make a law stating it is illegal for government workers to watch pornography on computers while at work. Give me a break! I believe that it is a misuse of taxpayers’ money. It is [...]...Read More
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Legislators are upset over pay increases Gov. Mark Dayton has given his state department commissioners. Legislators say they were blindsided over excessive pay raises, even though they are legal. Now they are retaliating with bills to penalize the governor and even take away his pay-raising authorit...Read More
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