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Letters to the Editor

January 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Disappointed with recent letter-writer
To the Editor:
I read with interest and disappointment the letter to the editor on Saturday, Jan. 22, written by Stacy Nettinga regarding the city’s outdoor skating area.
This is a case where Stacy wrote to the public without knowledge regarding the city’s outdoor skating rink. The city has provided outdoor public skating at Munroe Park for many years. This year, it was moved to the Activities Center area, with my approval, for personal efficiencies, off-street parking and the availability of a warming area and concession in the Activities Center. Continue Reading

Other Views: South Dakota Editorial Roundup

December 10, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Proposed cut to education funding is just too much
Funding for K-12 public education shouldn’t be seen as untouchable, but it does deserve special consideration when compared with other state-funded services.
So it’s disappointing to see the final budget proposal of Gov. Mike Rounds’ administration fail to acknowledge that distinction. Continue Reading

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