Opinion
You are going to hear a lot from legislators on how to fix the Metropolitan Council this session. It has limited power to tax, and it has power to run sewer, water, mass transit highways and parks systems and to help plan and regulate growth in the seven-county metropolitan area. The Met Council has...Read More
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As a dog owner, I was recently embarrassed and disgusted by other dog owners. We went to Otsego Park for a walk with our dog. We were the only vehicle in the parking lot, and as we got out to put our dog on the leash, I looked around and there was dog poop everywhere! [...]...Read More
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I’m 75 years old and very cranky. I smiled once three years ago. I understand Grumpy Cat when he said it was awful. This year I smiled twice in one hour. Once when I read the article in the Star News about the Elk River Park and Recreation employee and the community service officer who [...]...Read More
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Don’t look for Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to be on the cover of Time magazine anytime soon, but it’s obvious that from an economic standpoint, Minnesota is a state that works. As you might recall, years ago, Gov. Wendell Anderson was pictured on the cover of Time magazine holding up a fish to il...Read More
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