Letter to the editor

I am so sad to think that Pinewood will close. This is an area that is used by so many of our residents. It is not only the seniors and the youth that use this wonderful golf course, but everyone that wants to enjoy a quick game of golf. I loved seeing young adults pulling [...]

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I cannot imagine that I won’t be walking the halls of Twin Lakes Elementary School next year wearing my “reading corps red” and pulling kids from class to work on their reading skills. That’s what I do now as a Minnesota Reading Corps member: I read with kids every day using scientifically designed interventions to [...]

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Thank you Elk River for supporting the Boy Scouts and for turning out for the 11th Annual Leadership Breakfast April 24, 2014.  Kathleen Heaney, Sherburne County Attorney was our speaker. She recounted her experiences as a Scout mother and then told us of the values of Scouting: self discipline, leadership and community involvement. She made [...]

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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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