Opinion

By Madeline Seveland Roads closed, basement remodels on the rise, and the mosquitoes, insane. This has not felt like an ordinary summer for many of us with the multiple impacts from rain that would have made Noah visit his local lumber yard. One of the mostly noticeable differences this summer has been the lack of [...]

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Drivers, please take care and remember safety   To the editor:   Earlier this evening (July 30), we witnessed two girls on bikes barely, narrowly, escape being hit by a car that sped past a stopped car while the two girls were in the crosswalk. We were stopped on Scott Lane, waiting to turn unto [...]

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By Joe Nathan A teacher’s recent email note to me asking for information about cyberbullying triggered powerful, unhappy memories. Her inquiry led me into the fascinating world of “cyberbulling.” The more I learned, the more convinced I became that this definitely is something families should discuss with youngsters this summer, if they haven’t already. My [...]

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By Kellie Sites As the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau, we are keenly aware of all kinds of business being done in Waconia. So many of you have talked to me about A Taste of Minnesota, asking questions like “will we get it again?”, “how many people were here?”, “why did they choose Waconia?”, [...]

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Writers prefer Frey over another ‘career politican’ To the editor: My wife and I have lived in Carver County our entire lives and in that time frame we have witnessed an abundance of “careers made through politics,” a phrase that is used in the political world describing career politicians. With the primary fast approaching, how [...]

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