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There was a huge void in our summer because we didn’t have the privilege of golfing at Pinewood. The course is a real gem and it’s tragic that our city council has failed to realize what it means to our community. Pinewood has been a family favorite of ours as well as many other families […]

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The folks gathered around the Elk River Area School District’s board room table on election night with a glass bowl at the center of it to collect handwritten predictions. They weren’t on the success or failure of the school bond and levy referendums, which were approved with flying colors. It wasn’t even the race between […]

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There was a huge void in our summer because we didn’t have the privilege of golfing at Pinewood. The course is a real gem and it’s tragic that our city council has failed to realize what it means to our community. Pinewood has been a family favorite of ours as well as many other families […]

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November is a busy and important month. We want to take this opportunity on the 93rd annual American Education Week (Nov. 17-21) to recognize the important role of great public schools in the lives of our nation’s 50 million K-12 students. We thank the educators – current, retired and those studying to be – who […]

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At 12 years old, sitting in the back of my mother’s car as we drove north on Interstate 35 to our new home in Anoka, I could have never imagined what the future held. Forty-six years later, I leave Congress and the incredible privilege of serving the wonderful people of the 6th District — the […]

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At 12 years old, sitting in the back of my mother’s car as we drove north on Interstate 35 to our new home in Anoka, I could have never imagined what the future held. Forty-six years later, I leave Congress and the incredible privilege of serving the wonderful people of the 6th District — the […]

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November is a busy and important month. We want to take this opportunity on the 93rd annual American Education Week (Nov. 17-21) to recognize the important role of great public schools in the lives of our nation’s 50 million K-12 students. We thank the educators – current, retired and those studying to be – who […]

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Contacted on Election Day, two key Minnesota House Republicans offered several priorities in education. Democrats are still the majority in the Minnesota Senate, and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton was re-elected, but Republicans replaced DFLers as the majority in the Minnesota House. The legislative process ultimately requires compromises between House, Senate and governor, so it’s likely […]

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