Opinion

More people in your communities are living longer. What are you going to do about them? This will be a central issue for community leaders as the baby boomers retire. We’re told they want to volunteer and get involved in the community where they’ve lived for many years. You can segregate them, put them in [...]

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Vote ‘Yes’ on referendum for families, community To the editor: Our public school facilities are stretched to the maximum and action through a positive “Yes” vote on Nov. 4, 2014, is now necessary. Our public schools have had a tradition of superior performance and to maintain and or to improve this performance, the proposed referendum [...]

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Growing up has never been easy. Throughout our journey from infancy to adulthood, we all face adversity — it is a natural part of life. Today’s children face daily stressors and difficulties, and these are at times coupled with other setbacks such as: family problems, serious illnesses, personal crises, or painful losses. They may also [...]

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Referendum is in best interest of the community To the editor: Nov. 4 you will be presented with a question – will you vote yes for education and pass the tax-neutral building referendum? There are so many great, necessary reasons to pass this referendum. Here is why I am voting yes. I have a three children, [...]

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More people are raising vegetables and growing flowers than ever, but the number of once-popular traditional garden clubs is fading, says Rene Lynch, president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota. She hopes a new variety of club using social media will continue to grow interest in what garden clubs used to do. Take the [...]

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School referendum is a reasonable investment To the editor: Having recently retired from the employ of District 110, I feel neither obligation nor constraint in choosing to write of my support for the building referendum being offered at the November election. I’m motivated because I’m personally familiar with the growth in student population that has [...]

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