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July 28, 2011
Letter: Budget delays a real solution
To the editor, We did it again. We have once again delayed solving Minnesota's budget problems. And we did it by borrowing money from schools and shirking our responsibility by pawning the tough decisions off to city and county governments. I really want to stress "we" because...
July 28, 2011 - 1:47pm
July 7, 2011
Letter: Police need help with dangerous animals
To the editor, When did the Farmington Police Department cut funds for animal control? We had two Rotweilers running through our neighborhood. These two dogs were hungry, thirsty and confused which can add up to a dangerous situation with any dog breed. We managed to get them in...
July 7, 2011 - 10:42am
June 30, 2011
Thank you: Sam's Club has been generous to Trinity campus
Many Farmington residents seem to have a negative attitude towards Sam's Club. I have been a shopper at Sam's Clubs both personally and when purchasing for the needs of Trinity Campus. While we do much of our shopping locally and strive to support local businesses, for some items,...
June 30, 2011 - 10:18am
June 2, 2011
Letter: Churches were a big help making meals for military families
Thank you to the following churches for hosting one of our monthly veteran dinners this year: Lord of Life Lutheran, St. Michael's Catholic, New Heights Christian, Farmington Lutheran, Bible Baptist, Light of the World and Faith United Methodist. You all demonstrated welcoming hospitality,...
June 2, 2011 - 10:45am
May 26, 2011
Letter: Teachers deserve more respect
To the editor, I recently read a New York Times opinion piece titled, High Cost of Low Teacher Salaries. It makes this point: in the military, our soldiers are sent out to do a job. If that job fails or is not done correctly, or has a history of not performing well, the focus...
May 26, 2011 - 10:03am
May 19, 2011
Thank you: Family of Howard Miller says thanks
The Howard Miller family would like to express our sincere thanks for the thoughtfulness, from everyone in the community and surrounding areas, in celebrating a life well lived. If we missed you in conversation or a thank-you, we sincerely apologize. Families of Howard Miller:...
May 19, 2011 - 3:17pm
May 12, 2011
Letter: Please don't take the Vikings from Minnesota
To the editor, My love and passion for the Vikings started when I was just 6 years old. My grandfather took me down to Mankato to watch the Vikings training camp. I remember wearing a No. 80 Cris Carter jersey, when the players began to take the field for practice. As I was watching,...
May 12, 2011 - 10:43am
Letter: Reform, fairness are focus of K-12 finance plan
To the editor, The guiding principle for the Minnesota House Education Finance Committee this year was simple: Kids first, no exceptions, no excuses. And if we're going to put kids first, we have to recognize that every student should be treated fairly by our funding system no matter...
May 12, 2011 - 10:41am
May 5, 2011
Letter: County acted slowly on pothole
How many of you who drive on 195th Street, aka Co. Rd. 64, west towards Flagstaff, have had to swerve into the eastbound lane to avoid the pothole by Meadowview Elementary School? Well, I made the choice to avoid a head-on collision on the evening of April 20 and hit the pothole,...
May 5, 2011 - 10:14am
April 14, 2011
Letter: Local legislators are wrong on education
To the editor, I wanted to take some time to share my experiences with you regarding teaching and the most current legislation. As a teacher from Farmington and a resident of Lakeville, it saddens me that my thoughts on teaching and learning are consistently ignored by District 36...
April 14, 2011 - 7:17am
Letter: Time to merge Farmington and Lakeville districts?
To the editor, I want to put this idea in front of the residents and school board members of Farmington and Lakeville school districts. Due to recent developments in both districts I think reasonable savings can be made by merging these two school districts together. As both districts...
April 14, 2011 - 7:16am
April 7, 2011
Letter: Tim Burke must go
To the editor, As predicted, Farmington School Board member Tim Burke's antics and bullying sends three high-profile leaders of Farmington schools packing. Who's next, our best teachers? What does the future hold for our kids when our top leaders don't want to be here? How can we...
April 7, 2011 - 10:11am
March 31, 2011
Letter: Board members have been disrespectful
To the editor, It is becoming more frustrating to watch the Farmington School Board attempt to do its important work while two of the carryover members are so disrespectful to the process of decision making when they are not on the "winning side." Board members Singewald and McKnight...
March 31, 2011 - 9:21am
March 10, 2011
Thank you: Warrior to Citizen says thanks for support
Thank you to all who attended Warrior to Citizen's third annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Sunday. We had a great turn out of supporters and the volunteers (as usual) were hard at work and had a lot of fun. Thank you to Farmington Dairy Queen for donating delicious root beer...
March 10, 2011 - 10:38am
March 3, 2011
Letter: Residents should speak up on franchise fees
To the editor, Being unable to attend the Feb. 22 Farmington City Council meeting, I took the opportunity to view it on the city's web site. I was encouraged to see that two citizens took the time to speak out about the franchise fee the city wants to impose. These two Farmington...
March 3, 2011 - 10:30am