letters to the editor

I plead for everyone to use common sense. What is common sense? I believe it is thinking out the result of our actions before we act. Let us not be selfish and just think of the thrill we get from our actions. Our parents, friends and many others are affected by what we do. What [...]

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Once gone — never to return. Is this the fate of our beautiful, historic, unique, beneficial, irreplaceable Pinewood Golf Course? In response to “the closing,” a younger fellow from Elk River replied: “When I was a kid, my mom would drop me off at Pinewood, and I would play golf all day for $10. It [...]

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As a 35 year resident of Elk River, I am very upset with the closing of Pinewood Golf Course. My wife has now retired and planned on learning the game of golf and I had told her Pinewood is the place to learn. In the past I have taken all three of my grandsons to [...]

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I read the county auditor’s ad concerning the postmarks on the envelopes of our property taxes. I checked with our local post office and I was informed that we have trucks that deliver mail to the servicing center at 2 p.m., 4:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. With this information, perhaps some of us will change [...]

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Spring is here and American Bikers for Awareness, Training and Education (ABATE) of Minnesota would like to remind motorists that motorcycle riders are back on the roads. ABATE of Minnesota has 26 chapters throughout the state. Each chapter has their own way of helping to make May “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.” The most publicized is [...]

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I read with much interest that Connexus Energy has a solar power farm. I believe Elk River gets its energy from Connexus. If this is the case, I would be interested in being part of this program. I would like to see Elk River Utilities participate in this program or a similar program. — Ed [...]

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First, I would like to say that I truly believe in our right to protest, and I have exercised that right at times in my life. But what Mr. Bondhus did, in my opinion, was a slap in the face of every veteran who has served to protect our right to protest. For the ones [...]

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United We Dance volunteers offered sincere thanks Many thanks go out to all the volunteers who helped with United We Dance on Sept. 14. The Sherburne County Area United Way’s event was an afternoon and evening of fun and entertainment in the rain, but we still were able to raise more than $7,000. The Teddy [...]

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