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Who’s paying  for the gas? I recently attended the Oak Lawn Township meeting last week where apparently now they have to have deputies present at. I was in there for over an hour and the deputy car outside was running the entire time.  With gas at $3.50/gallon, who’s paying for that ga...

Mon, 03/14/2011 - 9:17pm

Too much illegal stuff going on When the vulnerable people go to vote then a family member should be notified and be able to go with them, not hired help. It’s pretty ridiculous in the first place. The patient doesn’t understand what it’s all about. Don’t sweep this under th...

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 6:38pm

Freedom of speech alive and well I recently submitted several opinions I have regarding some federal and state issues to Vox Pop. I want to thank you for publishing all of them. Freedom of speech is alive and well via the Dispatch. Keep up the good work!   Sexist to kee...

Wed, 03/09/2011 - 8:13pm

Eliminate extra programs We must go back to educational programs only in our school system. By eliminating all extra programs and sports we could save tens of thousands of dollars. Boys’ football, boys’ basketball and band only are all we need, period. This policy will also end ...

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 9:22pm

Early out on Fridays? I am wondering why the Brainerd School District has two early outs and a week of vacation all in the month of March? Why can’t the early outs be on Fridays so plans can be made for — oh, maybe a family weekend?   Anti-racism workshop...

Fri, 03/04/2011 - 5:52pm

Unemployment I would like to respond to the people who think that the people who are on unemployment are willing to stay on that. That is not true. To have somebody say that their dental and all that is paid for, I’d really like to see where that happens because I was on unemploym...

Wed, 03/02/2011 - 9:30pm

Buy the kids a keg I’ve been out of high school for about 20 years now. Last week I asked a high school kid what the kids do for fun now. He said mainly just drive around and drink. Nobody will buy a keg so they just get a 12-pack and drive around. I say buy the kids a keg and let...

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 9:19pm

One less local business to support...

Fri, 02/25/2011 - 10:32pm

  God only one who tells the truth The government doesn’t, the oil companies don’t, the pharmaceutical companies doesn’t, insurance companies don’t, the financial industry doesn’t, FDA doesn’t, lawyers don’t, politicians don’t, the media doesn’t, doctors don...

Wed, 02/23/2011 - 10:50pm

Teachers need to quit whining A recent survey noted the income for a family with a teacher was over $75,000 a year, while a family without one was only $50,000. An article in a Twin Cities newspaper indicated that with benefits, many teachers are making over $100,000.  It’s t...

Mon, 02/21/2011 - 9:48pm