Letters to the Editor - South-West Review

Tue
06
May

Letter: 'Yes' to both

I would like to offer my support for both ISD 197 referendum questions on the May 6 ballot. The funding that is requested for building dedicated early childhood space (question 2) to address crowding in the elementary schools is both necessary and prudent.

Mon
28
Apr

Letter: Voting 'Yes' and 'Yes'

Join me in assuring a safe and quality education for the children of ISD 197 by voting “Yes” and “Yes” on May 6.

Mon
21
Apr

Letter: Vote ‘Yes’ for District 197

For less than $5 per month for a $200,000 home, we can renew and increase our technology levy, alleviate crowding in our elementary schools by building an Early Learning Center and upgrade security at our schools.

Mon
14
Apr

Letter: Voting 'No'

Our District 197 School Board is after more of your money — again! There will be a special election on May 6 with two questions on the ballot:

Tue
18
Mar

Letter: E-cigarette usage should be regulated

I’m concerned about electronic-cigarette usage and the threat it poses to our community’s health.  E-cigarettes are currently not regulated by the FDA and are not included in most city tobacco ordinances.

Tue
18
Mar

Letter: Atkins is ‘helping return power to the people’

Four years ago the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission.

Mon
24
Feb

Letter: West St. Paul’s busy roads need sidewalks

While driving in West St. Paul, within one-half hour I saw four people waking in the streets because there were no sidewalks on either side of the busy roads. Two of the pedestrians were using a cane.

Mon
16
Dec

Letter: Robert Street isn’t pedestrian friendly

There is a long-term Robert Street Improvement Plan (RSIP) in West St. Paul that will be putting medians down the center, but only one stoplight and one additional crosswalk is included at Crusader Avenue and Robert Street (by Petco and Baker’s Square.)

Mon
04
Nov

Letter: Simley student asks for ‘yes’ vote

Did you know the track at Simley High School is so unsafe it has been banned from use by the Classic Suburban Conference? It has holes so deep they can’t be patched anymore.

Mon
04
Nov

Letter: SSP police are not the problem

My family members served the South St. Paul police department with distinction with service time totaling over 100 years. As a result, I was fortunate enough to witness the first female officer in South St. Paul history be hired, the first African American, two Native Americans, and the first of two Hispanic officers be hired, and recently, the first female Native American/Hispanic promoted to the supervisory role of sergeant.

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