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To the Editor: Changing to even-year School Board elections has been discussed by prior ISD200 school boards, as recently as late 2022 and 2023. The choice to add 1 more year to current board terms … more
To the editor: Recent events bring out a myriad of thoughts and emotions. It appears we are more divided into our echo chambers after every incident with no foreseeable way to come to a consensus. … more
To the editor: In last weeks Letter to the editor, Jessie Nowak stated that she was “extremely disappointed” that our school board decided to change the school board elections to even … more
To the editor: I was extremely disappointed to see that on June 26th, the ISD 200 School Board members voted 5-2 to give themselves an additional year to their terms without taking it to the voters. … more
To the editor: The Journal's June 27 PFAS update stated where three water treatment plants would be located: in the Industrial Park, Wallin Park, and Lions Park. However, these sites were only … more
It really would be a beautiful view if the city would remove let’s say 50 to 70 percent of the trees and bushes obstructing the view of the Mississippi River along their riverwalk down towards … more
To the editor: A sign on a neighborhood lawn spoiled my day today. It read “Joe and the Hoe gotta go.” Cute, flippant, and completely out of place in our town and country. Let's disagree … more
I write to refute claims of Patricia Moulton, Rush City MN posted in last week’s April 10 paper. I typically dismiss such nonsense out-of-hand, but I was curious…why was a Rush city … more
To the editor: Re: Dave Beck’s 2/22/24 article in the Hastings Journal. As an animal loving woman, I am appalled that trapping is still allowed in this state/country. It is cruel and barbaric. … more
To the editor: A bill is being formulated at the legislature that would restrict a city’s ability to control its zoning ordinances. The state law would even supersede any zoning ordinances … more
To the editor: John, A very nice job on the story about the postal dilemma that we are all facing today. All is forgiven about the "lion's share" comment. You've done your research and correctly … more
As a former Hastings resident and current property owner, it saddened me to read of the Hastings City Council passing a resolution calling for a cease fire in the Israel-Hamas War, especially so when … more
To The Editor: I read with disappointment your January 18th article which stated the Hastings city council passed a resolution pertaining to the conflict in the Middle East between Israel and … more
To the Editor: On behalf of the DFL Senior Caucus, I would like to extend our gratitude to Representative Tina Liebfling for hearing the Minnesota End-of-Life Options Act last week in the House … more
To the editor: I am a product of Hastings Public Schools. I attended kindergarten at Christa McAuliffe Elementary and graduated from Hasting High School in 2002. During that time I was exposed … more
To the editor: As an educator who taught for 32 years, I know we have an important school board election on November 7. After attending many school board meetings, I have become appalled by the … more
To the editor: As long-time residents of Hastings and School District 200, we are impressed by the high quality of education provided for our children. We have observed the work of our teachers, … more
Just one person's opinion on the school board candidates. Half of the candidates are a bit more progressive in their thinking and represent the views of maybe 20 percent of our community. The other … more
To the editor: I have been reading the letters to the editor in the last few weeks and was amazed at some of the misinformation. Someone said that the teacher unions demanded that schools … more
To the editor: I give credit and praise to Teddi Tri for last week’s editorial supporting Melissa Millner, Jenny Wiederholt-Pine, Nancy Blanchard and Philip Biermaier. Candidates, more … more
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