Opinion

To the editor: In her tenure as Wright County Commissioner, it has been evident that Rose Thelen understands that an elected official’s primary role is to act as a public servant. I first met Thelen when I worked with her on Wright County’s Natural Resources and Water Quality Committee in 2008. What impressed me most […]

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To the editor: Leadership for our Wright County Board will be decided Nov. 6. Pat Sawatzke has experience, ability and respect. Please vote Pat Sawatzke Nov. 6 and return him as the only experienced commissioner. John Sawdberg Monticello

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To the editor: Sawatzke is the obvious choice. Pat has been and will continue to be a frugal steward of our precious tax dollars. Since becoming county commissioner, he has ALWAYS had the best interest of the taxpayers in mind. From remodeling the courthouse to the new jail, Pat has trimmed costs by tens of […]

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To the editor: Recently, I learned candidate Rose Thelen has been endorsed by the Minnesota Regional Labor Federation (http://www.minneapolisunions.org/mrlf_endorsed_2012.php ) which, according to the Federation’s web-site is “the umbrella organization of Minneapolis area local unions and includes 121 affiliated unions” and is affiliated with the AFL-CIO. While the nature of the endorsement remains unclear, it […]

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The debate over the definition of marriage has unfolded across America for several years, and is the subject of the proposed amendment on the November ballot to preserve marriage in Minnesota. But what is the debate really about, how does it affect society, what’s at stake – and who should decide? What’s at stake are […]

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