Archive | August 17, 2012
To the Editor: After reading last week’s letter, “Marriage Equals One Man and One Woman,” I began to recall the many conversations I’ve had about critical issues with my Democratic friends. Some are concerned about helping the poor get back on their feet, others are concerned about ensuring ...Read More
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To the Editor: I’m writing to say how disappointed I am with the new Little Falls rule, “No garage sale signs.” What do those people expect us to do? Drive up and down every street and avenue to find the garage sales, especially with the price of gas at $3.79 as of today? I enjoyed [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: When I vote for a candidate running for state and/or federal office, I want to know where this person stands on the issue of life. Does he believe in protecting human life from conception to natural death? That’s very important to me. Ron Kresha is strongly pro-life. He answered the...Read More
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To the Editor: Here’s a necessary fact check about what our local Republican senator and representative did to rural Minnesota economy and rural values last session. The Republicans voted to eliminate the homestead credit. That increased rural Minnesota taxes and the rural increase was a higher pe...Read More
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To the Editor: Obviously, we have some very sick people in this community who have nothing better to do than go around destroying and vandalizing people’s property. Why would you want to chance an arrest with possible jail time, a large fine and maybe a felony or misdemeanor on your record, when a...Read More
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To the Editor: There are many scriptures that refer to homosexuality in the Old and New Testament. In the book of Romans Ch. 1, in part, it says: “God abandoned them to their shameful desires. Even the women turned against the natural way to have sex and instead indulged in sex with each other. An...Read More
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To the Editor: The July 15 letter, “Moderate voices are drowned out,” implies that “mean-spirited” “extremists” believe the “other side” likes to kill babies. I am certain that I qualify as a mean-spirited extremist, but, I do not believe the “other side” likes to kill babies. I ...Read More
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Filing for city, township and school board offices closed Tuesday, finding many incumbents as well as challengers coming to the forefront. In Little Falls, voters will have a number of candidates to consider in the three Wards. Incumbent Loren Boyum will be challenged by Robin Hensel and Brent M. Wi...Read More
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To the Editor: Many thanks go out to Nicole and Joe Gross and family for bringing their black Percheron horses and wagon to the Mille Lacs Health System (MLHS) Long Term Care so residents could go on a hay ride. Nicole is an LPN at the MLHS clinics. Also helping was Eric Hanneken, who is [...]...Read More
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These are the times that try parents’ souls. The new school year beckons. They’ve almost survived the summer. But they aren’t there yet. When I was kid, my summer was set up this way: The first two weeks after school let out were spent in vacation Bible school. After spending nine months coope...Read More
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Every community the size of Little Falls can trace its history back to one or two or at most three people who, a century ago, had a special talent or vision that helped the community grow beyond a trade center for the surrounding farmers. For Little Falls, one such person was Paul Larson, who began ...Read More
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