Opinion

Dear Property Owners of Waconia: During the past few weeks, you may have read or heard about the City’s Street Reconstruction project for 2014. On April 7, the Council awarded a contract for the planned work to commence later this spring/summer. We wanted to give you some background about how these projects are both selected [...]

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By Joe Nathan “Simple Choices” is one of the wisest, most humble and helpful books for parents that I’ve read in a long time. It’s written by Lisa Graham Keegan, a nationally recognized educator and political leader who has had to deal with her father’s desertion of the family, discovery that she is carrying a [...]

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Destruction of the First Amendment in action? To the editor: This week, Brenden Eich, the CEO of the computer web browser Mozilla, was harassed into resigning from his position because of a donation in 2008 of $1,000 in support of Proposition 8, the California Amendment measure to protect traditional marriage. Proposition 8 passed and was [...]

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Destruction of the First Amendment in action? To the editor: This week, Brenden Eich, the CEO of the computer web browser Mozilla, was harassed into resigning from his position because of a donation in 2008 of $1,000 in support of Proposition 8, the California Amendment measure to protect traditional marriage. Proposition 8 passed and was [...]

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As April opened with wind-driven snow and temperatures that still featured wind-chill readings, Minnesotans longingly looked from their windows waiting for the day when ice-covered lakes would open and fresh-water fishing could resume. It’s a way of life and in Minnesota sport fishing is a $2.8 billion industry of vital importance to the state’s economy [...]

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By State Rep. Ernie Leidiger The legislative session is clipping along at a fast pace as Democrat leaders try to add as many laws and regulations to the books in a very short period of time. This week alone, they bailed out Obamacare by hundreds of millions of dollars and increased wasteful spending by nearly [...]

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