As a person that has held education to be a priority my entire life, I am proud of our House Republicans pushing legislation that would empower our local school districts to make the best decisions for their districts and remove the governor's ability to unilaterally keep schools closed.
We would like to thank the many firefighters and first responders who worked through the night, early on Tuesday, Feb. 16, in temperatures more than 20 degrees below zero, to control and extinguish the fire that destroyed our machine shop.
Student loans — it was the way to get ahead by getting that higher education, meaning better paying jobs, which also mean that paying off those student loans would be fairly easy, unless you fall on hard times, as we have had this past year.
The recent trend from "big tech" to silence targeted voices is an affront to our liberties guaranteed by the First Amendment. The very notion of striking back because of a difference in political opinion is contrary to the core of our democracy.
The coronavirus has been horrible due to the loss of lives, closing of businesses, forced online education and destructive government lockdowns which have resulted in lost freedoms (e.g. worship, dining, sports, indoor fitness, concerts, volunteering, gatherings, travel, funerals, etc.).
Carver County has reported three new COVID-19 deaths, according a Nov. 11 update from the Minnesota Department of Health.
Audrey Kennedy’s article in the 55+ and Fabulous section of the November 2020 Chaska Herald and Chanhassen Villager highlighting volunteer opportunities for seniors was excellent. ("How seniors can volunteer during COVID-19.")
In a letter to the editor on the Nov. 19 edition ("Did not vote against Republican ideals") Ted Larson repeated a question he said he’d heard a number of times, “Why did Joe Biden do better than other Democratic candidates?“ He said he’s surprised at questions like this given what he charact…
I want to congratulate Jeff Ross, Angela Erickson and Sean Olson for their election to the Eastern Carver County School Board. I am thankful that we have such talented people in our community that are willing to essentially volunteer their time to continue the tradition of excellence that ha…
The signs are down, but the message remains — YOU are the reason we ran, and it is YOU we will serve. I’m honored and humbled to be elected your new county commissioner. We’re proud of a race rooted in positivity, unify and substance. Simply, thank you!
At the beginning of the pandemic, we became aware that China is manufacturing our medications and life-saving antibiotics. We rely on their manufactured pharmaceuticals for 90% of our generic prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.
As a psychologist, I have spent my career listening to people; problem solving; and helping them to build brighter futures for themselves. Because of my love for Eastern Carver County and a desire for safe, healthy communities where everyone can thrive, I decided to take my professional expe…
I entered this race for the Minnesota State Senate over one year ago, while nine months pregnant with my first child. I knew that tackling both a campaign and raising a tiny human would be trying, but I also knew what was at stake, in particular the future we would be raising the next genera…
In my campaign for School Board, I have tried to model the type of leadership I will bring to the board. We have reached out to groups and people across the district. We have gone door-to-door delivering our message. We have relentlessly communicated across several platforms. We have present…
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