Opinion

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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To the editor: As 40-year residents of Brooklyn Park, living in the East District for the last 20 years, Wes and I are proud to support Reva Chamblis’ candidacy for City Council. Beyond supporting Reva’s campaign, we encourage our East District neighbors and friends to vote for Reva at the polls on Nov. 4. As […]

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To the editor: I’m often asked “What’s wrong with our current mayor?” To be straight up, he’s doing pretty much the status quo. That’s the problem. Where do you shop? I’m guessing Maple Grove. Where do you go for a nice dinner and a show? Minneapolis? Where do you go to work? Somewhere other than […]

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To the editor: As the mayor of Dayton, I had the opportunity to work with Jennifer DeJournett in her role as Three Rivers Park Commissioner. The Three Rivers Park District and the city of Dayton have a long history. When Jennifer was elected in 2012, she immediately sat down with me and pledged to improve […]

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To the editor: The problem with guest columnist Joe Nathan’s opinion pieces is that he promotes and accepts so many educational changes. But that seems to be his bread and butter, since he is the director of the Center for School Change. We’ve had 50 years of “reforms” experimentations and progressivism, mostly counterproductive, with unintentional […]

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To the editor: It is a great responsibility and honor to be elected an official of our city. The residents of Brooklyn Park clearly asserted their desire to keep Jeffrey Lunde in office. Their support was overwhelming, manifested at the primary election on Aug. 12. Do you wonder why all of these people trust Mayor […]

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