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As I watched President Trump give the commencement address at West Point, it reminded me of my own time as a cadet 50 years ago when I was introduced to the Honor Code: “A cadet will not lie, cheat or steal or tolerate those who do.” It is a simple code that all cadets are expected to live b…

Try as I might, I can’t recall a time when I either desired, or requested, to hire a spokesperson to represent my thoughts, words or deeds to others. This, however, did not stop Kate Payton from attempting to inject herself into that role with her Spiritual Reflections piece regarding Junete…

A month ago, my letter criticized President Trump for a weak response to the early coronavirus warnings and forecast that many Americans would get sick and die as a direct result. Sadly, that prediction has come true. More Americans died over the last two months than during 10 years of the V…

Coronavirus is expanding quickly and we now have a national emergency. This is serious because of its evolving and dynamic nature. With the enormous scope of the problem, a lot of questions and not much answer, it is easy to get confused, demoralized, frozen with fear and transfixed into inaction.

It's January. January includes National Sanctity of Human Life Day — the original date was on Jan. 22, 1984, and in 2020 it was on Jan. 20. In the United States, this day is set apart to recognize and celebrate God's gift of life. Life is precious and everyone matters.

Not too long ago, our south-of-the-river local politicians were applauding and backslapping each on the expeditious process by which they were able to have MnDOT add an additional lane to the northbound lane on the 169 bridge during the spring flood, and this extended into the summer. Welcom…

After the most recent episodes of mass slaughter in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, it is time, again, to focus on passing gun violence prevention legislation. Any state legislator who does not support gun violence prevention legislation must be voted out of office.

With the Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools boundary updates now official, the WestWood Elementary School PTC would like to extend a warm welcome to all families moving to WestWood in the fall of 2020! We are excited to meet all of the awesome new students and families. We welcome future staff t…

Last night's boundary change meeting gave us a good indication of how each school board member will vote on June 10. Most, if not all, members indicated their dislike of option B1, while four members touted C4. I urge those members to use this next week to further research option C4 and come…

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