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Was all for show
As a taxpayer at the last Pillager School Board meeting, I listened to the union exclaim that they were willing to take a pay freeze and claim that they were "only in it for the kids." ...My question ... how come it wasn't "all about the kids" last fall when you were negotiating? ... But, as they declared their whole intent was "for the kids," I listened. ...However, things have ... made me change my mind. ...I feel that ... their public, embarrassing dramatic display at the last school board meeting was all for show and to make the community feel sorry for them. ...
First of all, I would like to thank the people of the Pillager community who have supported the school employees by letting us place our signs in your yards. Secondly, to the persons who feel the need to go around under the cover of darkness and destroy the signs either by ripping them to pieces, running them down with your bicycles, or better yet with motorized vehicles, shame on you. It's amazing what a video camera located in the right spot can capture on film. Smile. Attend your school board meeting April 21.
City living needed
In reference to an April 1 Vox Pop: How fortunate we as Baxter residents are to live outside the city limits of Brainerd to be able to enjoy simple pleasures like sitting around a bonfire like the good old days. We've lost so much in Baxter that has kept us non-residential. If smoke bothers a person, perhaps city living is what they need.
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