Opinion

Fortunately legislators mostly listened to community leaders and students like Sam Petrov, Cherish Kovach, Kelly Charpentier-Berg and Aaliyah Hodge as they considered Minnesota’s pioneering Postsecondary Enrollment Options law. After months of debate, and on a bipartisan basis, legislators agreed with students and many community and business groups that families and students need more, and more [...]

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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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On May 20 you have the opportunity to help make a significant difference in the quality of the school district 477 infrastructure which has a direct impact on not only classes but also student activities, youth activities and even adult activities. This also affects issues with safety and efficiency, among many things. If you are [...]

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We are less than two weeks away from our referendum vote.  It has been an exciting adventure for us, with 50 community presentations, that have allowed our team to meet many of you. We have been able to discuss the Princeton School District’s needs that we will maximize our ability to provide outstanding educational opportunities [...]

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I believe a good education is very important to become a good citizen. Two schools where we lived closed when our children were young due to lack of community involvement. Upon our third move we searched the school first to find a good school system which was Princeton in 1971. I served on the evaluation committee to [...]

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