Opinion

Crystal’s citizens have a choice: return incumbents to the city council or make a clean sweep. I support returning our incumbents; they possess proven track records of best-practices-based financial management including maintenance of taxpayer-owned assets and long-term community investment. Our incumbents have the experience and knowledge required to create budgets that adequately fund city operations [...]

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To the editor: I am a student at Cooper High School, and I believe it is my time to voice concern on voting yes twice on the ballot in 2014. As a student, I get a first hand look into why we need this referendum passed. This year I started a class through Intermediate District [...]

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To the Editor: I am supporting Dan Stauner for re-election to the New Hope City Council and I urge voters to join me in returning him to our council for another term. Stauner is an attorney, practicing in real estate law and is extremely knowledgeable about how redevelopment, properly applied, can build a stronger, more [...]

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To the Editor: I enthusiastically support Patsy Green for re-election to the Robbinsdale School Board. Her overriding strength is her incredible passion for public education and the success of ALL students and strong community connections. Several district initiatives, such as Community Connect and the growth of the Seven Dreams Education Foundation have been started and/or [...]

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To the Editor, Vote for Patsy Green on November 4. We need to keep Robbinsdale Area Schools moving forward and Patsy has the experience, background, and the courage to ask tough questions and to keep the district’s strategic plan in focus. Patsy puts a great deal of time and energy looking into issues and questions [...]

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To the editor: First, I want everyone to know I am not a resident of the Central District in Brooklyn Park. However, I have spoken with Rich Gates at least once a week for the last six years. I have witnessed his defeats (running for councilman in 2002 and 2004), but I also have seen [...]

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