Letters To The Editor

Waconia community band welcomes new members To the editor: After a few years off, I rejoined the Waconia Area Community Band (WACB) this past fall. I didn’t realize how much I missed playing music until I started attending practice each week. The moment when the individual instruments become one and that melodious sound comes to [...]

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Russia, Ukraine are sparring, not yet fighting To the editor: The news about Russia and Ukraine, and presently Crimea, is disheartening, but could change if the parties involved examined the history of Russia and Ukraine elsewhere in the world. As a geologist specializing in polar regions, I have been to two parts of the world [...]

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Health insurance agents can answer your questions To the editor: I am a licensed health insurance agent and I feel a real need to remind citizens that the public’s chance to enroll in health insurance closes March 31, 2014. That’s the day when open enrollment becomes closed enrollment. The law states that everyone must have [...]

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Community supports summer reading program To the editor: On Feb. 6, 2014, a unique event occurred. The Carver County Library Foundation – “A Tradition!” fundraising event was held at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre in order to raise money for the Carver County Library Summer Reading Program, which combines a variety of programming that encourages summer [...]

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Community supports summer reading program To the editor: On Feb. 6, 2014, a unique event occurred. The Carver County Library Foundation – “A Tradition!” fundraising event was held at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre in order to raise money for the Carver County Library Summer Reading Program, which combines a variety of programming that encourages summer [...]

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429 bond is unfair tax to city’s property owners To the editor: The 2014 Infrastructure Project consists of seven projects. Proposed funding for six projects is the 429 assessment bond. Whenever the city uses a 429 bond, state statue requires the city to assess the property owner 20 percent of the project. The statue uses [...]

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