Archive | September 14, 2012

Council continues to work to ‘live  within city’s means’ By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The proposed property tax levy for the city of Pierz was set at $280,515; just as was in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008. For the sixth straight year, the Pierz City Council voted for a 0 percent increase in its levy […]

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Glinda I. Kieffer,  of Pierz, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 15,  at the Foley Funeral Home Chapel, Foley. Burial was in the Lone Pine Cemetery, Morrill. Glinda Kieffer was born Aug. 4, 1943, in Pearsall, Texas, to Leo and Margaret (Murphy) Davis. […]

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Artist, educator Frank Gosiak wants kids involved in the research, creation  By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The west side of Little Falls is steeped in history and west side resident and artist Frank Gosiak wants to bring that history to life. Being an educator, Gosiak also wants to get the younger generation involved in the process. […]

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To the Editor: The best test of a politician is how well he represents his district. Paul Gazelka fails that test. First, Gazelka’s only lived in this district about four months. He moved here after choosing not to run in his home Crow Wing County. This district expects politicians to keep their promises. Gazelka signed […]

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To the Editor: I went to the State Fair on the bus sponsored by Horizon Health. When I got on the bus to go home one of the chaperones came and asked me if I had lost my billfold. It wasn’t until then that I realized I didn’t have my wallet. Luckily, the chaperones gave […]

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To the Editor: Many people of good conscience consider abortion the main issue when deciding how to vote. Many decide to vote for Democrats, because pro-life Democrats oppose abortion and support programs that will address the root causes of abortion, programs that Republicans will never support. Republicans successfully make pro-life Dems their top targets, as […]

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To the Editor: Pro-life and Democrat. We may disagree on the course, but we’re on the same boat. The year 1973 was my senior year of high school and I remember Roe vs. Wade arguments, my body – my choice, when does life begin, etc. The thing I remember is that many thousands of women […]

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To the Editor: Are you better off now than you were four years ago? For the thousands of unborn babies who will be killed by abortion the answer is a resounding “no.” The re-election of Barack Obama will mean thousands of abortions paid for by you with your tax money through Obama’s health care act. […]

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To the Editor: I’ve always wondered what people who voted for Barack Obama saw in him as a potential president. He has no experience on leading and has never held a productive job. The only thing I can think of is that he smiles and talks good, and people like that. The bad part is […]

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