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November 26, 2018
Column: Hudson boy educates us about independence
The Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired had students write letters to their hometown and regional newspapers in advance of...
November 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
November 6, 2018
Star Gazette retracts paid letter
On Thursday, Nov. 1, a paid political letter titled "Hastings City Council Concern" was published on the Hastings Star Gazette website and on page A5 in the print product referencing a 2015 civil lawsuit settlement. The letter referred to a settlement agreement between a former city...
November 6, 2018 - 1:05pm
February 11, 2018
Letters to the editor: Vikings Brotherly Love spread to 50 states; Big money and politics
We appreciate your paper covering the Vikings Brotherly Love campaign and wanted to give your readers an update. Since we started the page, we...
February 11, 2018 - 7:49am
February 9, 2018
Viewpoint: Xcel delivers win-win for Minnesota
Ben Fowke, the president and CEO of Xcel Energy, recently announced an ambitious plan to cut the utility's carbon emissions 80 percent by 2030. To reach that goal, Xcel Energy will double down on clean energy. It plans to generate 60 percent renewable energy by 2030. That's fantastic...
February 9, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 28, 2018
Letter: Swift action from students, law enforcement
On Jan. 10, Dakota County Technical College went through what could have become a college's worst nightmare — the potential of an active...
January 28, 2018 - 9:00am
November 13, 2014
Letter to the editor: FPD does good work, writer says
To the editor, I have been a police officer for 31 years before retiring in 2001. This summer, I took the Farmington Police Department’s citizen’s academy. I wanted to see what was new in law enforcement since I retired. I have worked with police departments all over the...
November 13, 2014 - 7:41am
November 6, 2014
Letter to the editor: FEA president says district’s teacher evaluation plan is good
To the editor, I am writing in response to the Oct. 30 story regarding Farmington teacher evaluations. Like our superintendent, I am confident in saying that our plan clearly meets all the components of the law. Our district’s teacher evaluation committee met for two years to...
November 6, 2014 - 12:26pm
October 30, 2014
Letter to the editor: Don’t spend money on aquatic center
To the editor, I am concerned about Farmington taking on huge projects that will raise taxes on all of us. The aquatic center being proposed by some costs more than $10 million. Our property taxes will skyrocket in order to pay for this. I want our city council to commit to not increasing...
October 30, 2014 - 12:50pm
October 16, 2014
Letter to the editor: Melissa Sauser is a true leader
To the editor, Melissa Sauser is a woman of action, and we know that our actions speak louder than our words. In my work as a Burnsville/Savage/Eagan school board director, I have worked with Melissa on many education issues. Examples of Melissa’s leadership include her work as...
October 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
Letter to the editor: Corraro has a passion to help others
To the editor, In the fraternity of college basketball coaching, coaches commonly speak of “coaching mentors” who helped lay the foundation for their success. When I speak to college basketball coaches on the topic of mentors, Steve Corraro is always the first name that I mention. Apart...
October 16, 2014 - 1:58pm
Letter to the editor: Corraro is a good leader
To the editor, Steve Corraro moved to Farmington to start a life with his loving wife, Toni, 16 years ago. Before moving here he had been a big-time college basketball coach. He went from division-one basketball to fourth grade traveling team.
October 16, 2014 - 1:57pm
October 10, 2014
Letter to the editor: Sauser makes an effort
To the Editor: We support re-electing Melissa Sauser to the Farmington School Board. We have gotten to know Melissa while volunteering with the PTP. Melissa makes an effort to attend a couple meetings a year. Not only does she drop by, but she also signs up to volunteer. Melissa...
October 10, 2014 - 11:27am
Letter to the editor: Fogarty supports incumbent school board members
To the editor, As Election Day draws near I would like to take time to whole heartedly endorse the current members of the Farmington School Board. Brian Treakle, Melissa Sauser, and Tera Schmitz Lee have done a remarkable job in serving our school district for the last four years...
October 10, 2014 - 11:23am
September 25, 2014
Letter to the editor: Points to consider
To the editor, On behalf of the kids and families of Farmington I would like to thank the school board, superintendent Haugen and the director of finance, Carl Colmark, for taking a look at some items that would not only improve the facilities for our kids but allow all of the taxpayers...
September 25, 2014 - 9:52am
September 12, 2014
Letter to the editor: A poem in honor of ‘Vermillion Pam’
To the editor, I’d like to send a thank you to Vermillion Crossing Pam For cleaning Spruce Street median. We’re thankful. I know I am. It’s been a growing season. The weeds pop up with rain And I know it’s not easy Cuz at my age it’s a strain. So thanks again, it’s...
September 12, 2014 - 3:02pm