Letters from readers
May we never meet. The Sherburne County Attorney’s Office and Victim Services provides help to victims of crime. The folks that we work with are not defined by gender, color of their skin nor the amount of their paycheck. You see, crime is indiscriminate. It can affect you and your family regardle...Read More
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To those who think that posting or tweeting “sarcastic comments” in jest or otherwise are harmless and part of your freedom of speech, take a look at what Curt Schilling and his daughter are dealing with. What right does anyone have to bring upheaval to the lives of these people? Check out Schil...Read More
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I’d like to thank the Sunshine Depot for choosing to protect families, the public and their workers from the potential risk of using electronic cigarettes indoors. Very little is known about the aerosol emitted from these new and unknown products. What few studies have been done have found heavy m...Read More
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It’s commendable that our community is supportive of police in these difficult times. The police should definitely receive our support. It’s equally commendable when our community stands up for those who are wrongly accused, mistreated or sometimes worse, wrongly beaten or killed by that (hopefu...Read More
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Good news! Minnesota is experiencing an income boom due to increased economic activity and increased employment. Bad news! The clucks in the Legislature are after it. One group wants to give the money back, the Jesse Ventura play. Two years later we were raising taxes to cover the money we had to bo...Read More
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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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