elections
• Absentee balloting suggests interest in today’s election is high in the county by Jim Boyle Editor Voters go to the polls today across the state and nation, including here locally where there is an Elk River Area School District bond and levy to decide as well as a host of municipal, school a...Read More
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I’m embarrassed to admit my gratitude has been in short supply these days. As the days tick closer to Thanksgiving, the annual reminder to be grateful for all that we have, I’ve been made painfully aware of that. The cantankerous mood that always seems to accompany an election season got its ten...Read More
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A record number of Minnesota voters on Tuesday, Nov. 6 sent a strong message to their legislators — end the gridlock, compromise, and do what’s best for the state, not for the political party. They had in mind those days when inability to reach a compromise on a budget actually shut down the sta...Read More
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Student election judge Jayleigh Mateuszczyk held an iPad for voter Jeremy Giron during mock elections at Rogers Elementary School. Students received “I Will Vote” stickers, despite the fact some students were ready to have their vote count now. Rogers Elementary School teacher Corrine Flatgard r...Read More
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Over the past several weeks, the ECM Editorial Board has shared its voting recommendations for key elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6. We do not make these decisions lightly and do so only after hundreds of hours of work by a number of editorial board panels and the full board that interviewed numerous ca...Read More
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This election take time to reflect on the struggles and the challenges of those who for years were denied the opportunity to vote. Think of the efforts made by women and minorities over decades to obtain the right to vote. Also we should remember those who have sacrificed with their life in order to...Read More
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We have known Nick Zerwas since he was a young teenager, struggling daily with his own health problems, yet always interested in everyone around him and the concerns that they might have. Later on, we became even more aware of his multi-faceted interests and abilities through our mutual involvement ...Read More
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