I’d like to respond to the letter from Kevin Weber in the Aug. 15 issue of the newspaper ("Why highlight differences?"). He asks for evidence that the freedom and liberties outlined by our Founding Fathers were for white men only.
Eight out of 10 Americans (both Democrats and Republicans) agree that our political system is out of control. Billions of dollars are pouring into campaigns from corporations, unions and the wealthy.
On July 18, Lakeshore Weekly News reported a press release from the Coalition for a Secure Energy Future touting its award to District 33 Sen. David Osmek as an “Energy Champion” for “encouraging ‘all-of-the-above’ energy strategies for Minnesota.”
In the winter of 2019, "Thinking Minnesota-American Experiment" ran an article titled “Busing Redux: Minnesota’s Supreme Court green lights a lawsuit pushing for a sweeping plan to sort metro-area students — including those in suburban districts and charter schools — into schools on the bas…
“Courage behind the keyboard” is what I call it. It’s the communication of thoughts, opinions, etc., but from behind a keyboard. It often has different tones, vocabulary and context compared to communication in-person or over the phone.
As more and more attention is focused on the campaign of terror being reigned on immigrant communities across the country by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), it is important to recognize the active role of institutions in our community in carrying out such inhumanity.
As state tournaments conclude, and spring and summer sports wind down, I want to send a huge thank you to the small, but dedicated, army of parent volunteers that make youth sports a possibility.
As a veteran and member of the American Legion Post 580 Color Guard, leading the Chanhassen parade on the Fourth of July was an honor and privilege.
On June 25, a small group of people raised several large flags in our community on the corner of Highway 5 and Dell Road. These flags prominently displayed their support for the following causes: Trump 2020, Confederate flag, U.S. flag, Blue Lives Matter, guns and skull and crossbones and 4Chan.
When is the city going to crack down on the individuals who put out their lawn chairs, blankets, etc. before the Fourth of July parade?
The Bountiful Basket Food Shelf of Eastern Carver County serves the communities of Carver, Chanhassen, Chaska and Victoria and is one of an anticipated 130 Minnesota food shelves that will be participating in this year's Open Your Heart July Food Challenge.
I read with interest that the mayor and City Council are concerned that the Chanhassen Historical Society may not generate enough revenue to justify having its headquarters/museum in one of the few remaining historical buildings in the city, Old Village Hall ("Home for history?" June 6).
I would like to clarify a matter which has come up over the last several months — I have absolutely nothing to do with the Carver County GOP Facebook page or any related social media content.
Hey Chanhassen residents: Did you know that the best Class B amateur baseball team is right here. That’s right, the Chanhassen Red Birds won the State Class B baseball title last year, and they are off to a hot start this year.
I am biracial, both white and east Indian. My parents were not rich, but did everything they could to make sure my brother and I experienced living in other countries. I had the privilege of learning with people from different cultures in public schools in the Caribbean, Europe and India.
As the Minnesota legislative session nears its end, there are two gun control bills still to be decided. The Democrats will assuredly use the attack at the Poway synagogue to bolster their position — even though the investigation is in the early stages.
For the past four years, I have utilized therapy on and off for a variety of reasons. I started in college when I was experiencing terrible homesickness. I later transferred colleges and moved back home, and during that time I went to therapy for anxiety and general unhappiness in life.
Last month, the Association of Minnesota Counties created a transportation funding resolution for all counties to consider. To date, nearly 60 percent of Minnesota’s counties have passed the resolution, including Carver County earlier this month.
I am old enough to remember a time when my mother was not allowed to open a bank account in her own name; a time when my older, married sister was dismissed from her teaching job simply because she was pregnant; a time when my high school friends and I asked to start a girls’ swim team and w…
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