Opinion

To the editor:   Even today, politicians still fight about freedom of speech, but I thank God for those faithful Americans who fought with their pen for our “unalienable rights.” Those rights include our individual privilege to think. Yes, think. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Every year we live. Each human being [...]

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To the Editor: I have been following the proposed New Hope Kmart redevelopment plan with a proposal for a large grocery store concept –a grocery store that would include a liquor store, large eating area and pharmacy, which could have an affect on our local businesses. Redevelopment of this area is certainly important but our [...]

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by Al Lundstrom Guest Columnist   Trees are important elements in a community. They remove air pollution, replenish oxygen, lower home heating and cooling costs and can increase property value by 10-20 percent, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture studies. While it’s difficult to place a value on a tree’s appearance or emotional impact, many [...]

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“Time flies” they say. And perhaps that’s true. I recently read a quote in a book that said, “The days are long but the years are short.” You live much of your adolescent and young adult life having older individuals preaching to you that time flies. I never believed them because my high school days [...]

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by Kimberley Lewis Sun POST Newspapers   The Seven Dreams Education Foundation is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and what better way to celebrate than to award its 100th grant. The Foundation began as a way to fund innovative ideas for Robbinsdale Area Schools staff. Generously supported yearly by the district’s Staff Charitable Giving [...]

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