Opinion

I have heard it said that Baldwin lakes property owners do not pay enough taxes for sidewalks much less paved roads. All children deserve quality education regardless of where they live. Don’t all Baldwin property owners deserve quality roads? Let’s close the Baldwin road equity gap. A resident attended the most recent town board meeting [...]

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My husband and I enthusiastically support Dale Hurni for School Board. Dale was Principal when I was hired to run the Performing Arts Center so I can speak firsthand to his leadership qualities. Dale is one of the best leaders I have ever worked with. He knows school finances and operations at all levels. I [...]

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Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by a short-term focus [...]

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Congratulations to Minnesota educators, students and families, based on a new report from the College Board, which publishes the Advanced Placement exam. A study released Oct. 7 shows that growing numbers of Minnesota students are taking and passing at least one AP exam, among the more than 30 that are offered. While the percentage of [...]

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What would you do if someone nearby collapsed and was struggling to breathe? You must act quickly because, if the person is undergoing cardiac arrest, for every lost minute, the chance of survival goes down 10 percent. That’s why it’s so important to know the new CPR and how to use the AED defibrillator to [...]

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There are hundreds of beautiful towns in the United States. And each of them has a claim to fame. Whether it’s the Fire Hydrant Capital of the world in Albertville, Alabama, the giant statue of Paul Bunyan welcoming visitors to Brainerd, Minnesota, or the giant ice cream sundae statue in LeMars, Iowa, every city has [...]

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Voters have an opportunity to elect an outstanding member to the Princeton School Board in November. Dale Hurni’s lifetime experience in education offers an invaluable wealth of practical knowledge to the board, with integrity and a professional attitude. With the judgment and guidance of Dale Hurni, we would have more confidence in the school board’s [...]

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