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ECM Editorial Board The report of Minnesota school students from low-income families being denied a hot school lunch raises a major question as to who is responsible for feeding hungry students in school. Clearly, the will of the people is that no student should go through the school day hungry. Most agree it is the [...]

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Jeremy Miller State Senator District 28 During my time in the Minnesota Senate, a priority of mine has been to work with and advocate for organizations in our state that provide support and services to our most vulnerable Minnesotans. We are blessed in our state to have top rate facilities and organizations with trained and [...]

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Emily Bialkowski Managing Editor Twice now the Caledonia City Council has denied a permit to construct a cellphone tower in city limits. The first request and subsequent denial came on Jan. 13 when SBA Communication Corporation sought permission to build a 300-foot tower in Sprague Woods on the north side of town. The location avoided [...]

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ECM Editorial Board Does the government have a responsibility to inform the public of its activities? Both our nation and state were founded on the principles of self-government, including that the government exists to serve the people, not the other way around. That would suggest that the government has an obligation to be as transparent [...]

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Don Heinzman ECM Editorial Contributor Minnesota newspapers and their websites are valued for their readership and advertising results, according to a survey hot off the press. Results of a survey, conducted by Scarborough researchers for the Minnesota Newspaper Association, show that in almost every category of news and buying decisions, newspapers and their websites are [...]

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