Opinion

Once you read this story, you’ll never shake a little baby violently. Tami Revering, of Coon Rapids, is paying the price for shaking the 4-month-old son of her best friend in an uncontrollable moment three years ago, she told ABC Newspapers staff writer Olivia Koester. What’s more, Revering is willing to share her story of [...]

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The filing period for federal, state and local elections opened on Tuesday. That makes it a good time to review the ECM Publishers, Inc. policies for writing letters to the editor during the 2014 election season. These policies will be strictly enforced in the Princeton Union-Eagle and Mille Lacs County Times. There is no opportunity [...]

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By Keith Anderson, director of news, ECM Publishers, Inc. Ever wonder about the financial details of a government contract with a private business? You know, the details that force you to foot the bill for the project as a taxpayer? And what about the trickle down factor when the main contractor hires sub-contractors for major [...]

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Thank you to the Rum River Foundation for their recent contribution to Milaca Community Education! They have given us and so many other organizations in our area the opportunity to do great things in the community. Nikki Hartung Youth & Adult Programming Coordinator Milaca Community Education

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The Central Minnesota Council, Boy Scouts of America is pleased to receive $1,268 from the Central Mille Lacs United Way for the 2014 Scouting program year. Funds from United Way are used to support Scout members and adult volunteer leaders from Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops in Mille Lacs county. It is estimated [...]

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Headline: After years of debate and many lessons learned, it appears the path of the proposed 16-mile long Southwest Light Rail Transit has finally been decided. By a 14-2 vote, the Metro Council has approved the final route and the shallow tunnel option in Minneapolis. It is an option that this editorial board strongly supports. [...]

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Remarkably, as Minnesota families rightly are concerned about college costs, Minnesota legislators are debating whether to allow colleges and universities to inform families that they can save dollars by having high school students take courses on postsecondary campuses.  The Minnesota House and Senate have taken different approaches, which they now need to reconcile. Some Minnesota [...]

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