Letter to the editor

The Elk River Police Department established a police mountain bike team in 1998. The purpose of a police bike team is to provide an additional resource to the police department to patrol the city, detect and deter crime, and apprehend criminals. The characteristics of police mountain bikes, mobility and stealth, make them excellent tools for [...]

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I’m writing this letter to tell people about the wonderful experience my children have had at Kaleidoscope Charter School. My two boys have gone to Kaleidoscope for three years. In fact, my oldest son recently graduated and is very academically confident as he begins high school. I can’t say enough about the entire school community [...]

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Thank you for the article about Stephen Johansson and the work he is embarking on with the International Justice Mission (IJM). We have watched Stephen grow from a teen to a young man with a strong faith. His passion to help the least of these is unmatched. Earlier this year, we attended a benefit dinner [...]

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Many of you have heard talk of imposing a zero or minimal levy for 2012 as a tax break for the Hassan taxpayers. This tactic will bring only harm to the taxpayers of Hassan, the taxpayers of Rogers and the community as a whole. The operation of the township for the year 2012 is the [...]

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I was very sad to hear that John Barth is retiring as the Elk River activities director. Maybe when he is retired people will finally realize all the work he did in the athletic and activities field to benefit hundreds if not thousands of kids. I have known John since before he moved to Elk [...]

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All I can say after reading the letter denigrating older teachers and police officers last week (Held hostage to lobbyists no more, April 9) is that I am grateful the writer never taught my children. His generalizations were almost laughable and the mistakes in logic and grammar in his letter make me question his own [...]

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When I read a letter that contains the statement: “unless you live under a rock, you know,” I can expect that what will follow has very little factual content, and if I disagree, then my opinion is not valid. Michael Svea uses those words as context for his rant against teachers and police officers (Star [...]

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