Thursday, August 18th, 2022 Church Directory

Editorials

The Seventh Ammendment

(Editor’s Note: The following column was submitted by Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer.)As you may have noticed, the first six amendments in the Bill of Rights each relate, in some way, to a situation in which the government...


Letters To The Editor

TO THE EDITOR:Last year, the media published information about the social studies standards after the public comment period. Earlier this year, it was the ethnomathematics version of the math standards.  Now it’...


We Do Our Best

Not long ago I received an email from a resident who was angry about the way I reported on an issue that was discussed at one of the Clearwater City Council meetings. She felt that I was ‘throwing citizens under...


Honoring Our Atomic Veterans

(Editor’s Note: The following column was submitted by Rep. Tom Emmer.)This week, we’re back in Washington. Up for consideration – among other legislation –  is the National Defense Authorization Act. This bill d...


The Sixth Ammendment

(Editor’s Note: The following column was submitted by Mary Kiffmeyer.)Being accused and charged with a crime is no light matter. But imagine if the judge allowed your trial to drag on for months, or that you wer...


Letters To The Editor

TO THE EDITOR:Gary Gray is running for the Sherburne County Board of Commissioner, representing the 4th District in the August 9th Primary.  I support his candidacy and urge anyone whom is looking for a candidat...


My Little Rant

Well, it’s about halfway through the summer and that means fairs, fireworks, and the Minnesota Twins are over halfway through their season. The impressive thing about this is they still have a winning record, as...


Letters To The Editor

TO THE EDITOR:I want to encourage everyone who lives in District 4 of Sherburne County to vote for “Lefty” Kleis for Sherburne County Commissioner. When “Lefty” was the mayor of Becker, he always did a great job...


Ending Underage Drinking

The other day, I had the honor of speaking with Superintendent Tim Truebenbach of the Big Lake School District. We were chatting about underage drinking and the PCN (Positive Community Norms) grant that is distr...


The Fifth Amendment

(Editor’s Note: The following column was submitted by Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer.)Imagine that you are accused of a crime, and it falls to you to prove that you did not commit it. Or if your city government seized your...


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