Letters to the Editor - South-West Review

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.

Mon
04
Nov

Letter: 'Thank you'

I would like to thank Convent of the Visitation School for hosting the Camp Invention program this summer. Camp Invention allows children to transform their natural curiosity into big ideas by presenting real-world challenges that require them to use creativity, innovation, problem-solving skills, and teamwork.

Mon
14
Oct

Letter: “On the Road Again'

I wanted to thank the organizer, the vendors and spectators of this year’s “On the Road Again” in South St. Paul. What a great turnout despite the cloudy and misty skies.

Sun
29
Sep

Letter: Tax levy

The front-page story in the Sept. 15 issue headlined “Growing tax capacity to bolster IGH budget in 2014” leaves the impression that rising property values is a painless way to expand the budget.

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