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To the Editor: What is the status of the SOS project? There has been very little in the Argus for the past few months. This is a very important community project and the public needs to be informed of the progress to keep it moving forward. Is it possible to dedicate a small area in [...]

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ECM Editorial Board If you had a billion dollars to spend on any public project within Minnesota, what would you choose? Would you spend $5 million to build a new security fence around the Shakopee prison, $500,000 for “pre-design” design, to improve and renovate historic Fort Snelling or $10 million to preserve public housing for [...]

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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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