Archive | November 2, 2012
To the Editor: I would have never thought I’d write a letter like this when I became involved in passing the referendum nine years ago and subsequently being on the Little Falls School Board for eight years. I only wanted to bring fiscal responsibility back to the district, and I thought all other...Read More
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If you think that people don’t care about this nation, this state, this county, your city, township and school, you may not have been paying attention. The presidential election has dominated, and it appears that whether we choose Barack Obama or Mitt Romney on Tuesday will make a clear difference...Read More
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To the Editor: Our nation is heading toward a financial/fiscal cliff. With $16 trillion in debt, this equals about $40,000 owed by every man,  woman and child. Unemployment remains rampant. The “Affordable Care Act – Obamacare” with its 20,000 pages of new policies and regulation, affecti...Read More
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To the Editor: My husband, Kurt Bills, is running for the U.S. Senate. I do not want to bring up issues, just challenge you. We’ve never been a political family or had aspirations to run for an elected office. I’m a licensed home child care provider, and Kurt is an economics teacher. However, in...Read More
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To the Editor: On Nov. 6 you will be selecting those that you want to represent you in government. I’m hoping that you will allow me to serve you as state senator in District 9. I share your values and am a champion of life, marriage and family values. I’m the only MCCL endorsed pro-life [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: Marriage is best for children. Professional social science proves that kids do best in all aspects when raised by their mom and dad. It’s best economically. Four of the top five states in GDP growth have marriage amendments. Five of the six states that have gay marriage are in the 1...Read More
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To the Editor: When I hear arguments against the Voter ID Amendment, I wonder why gun control legislation was drafted. The Second Amendment reads: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” I...Read More
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To the Editor: In the last eight months it has not only been an honor, but also a privilege to meet with the great residents of Morrison and Todd counties. I have enjoyed attending parades, church events, county fairs and hearing your concerns. It would further be an honor to represent the residents...Read More
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To the Editor: The numbers are in, for every $1 in tax increase, we receive $2 back from the state for our school district. We pay in $152,366, we get back $310,951. That is $158,585 in state money waiting for us, but without passing the levy, our school district will never see it. What a [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: There’s one easy choice on the ballot this time. Al Doty has lived in this district for over 40 years after he first came here to teach and coach wrestling. Al liked the people and the area, and he stayed. During his time here, Al helped start Faith Community Church, the Rich [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: Thank you, bowlers, donors and volunteers for a successful “Bowl to Build” event at the Little Falls Bowling Center for Habitat for Humanity. Thank you, Al, Brenda and Andy Vaverek and Mary Herold for your time, talent and donations. Thanks to Shane at Domino’s for generous spon...Read More
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The following person, charged with a misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, has recently been sentenced: Gross Misdemeanors • Michael John Petron, 26, Royalton; (offense: 9/23/12) DWI – operating a motor vehicle  – alcohol concentration of 0.08 within two hours, fi...Read More
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Oct. 26 — A resident on Degraff Avenue in Swanville reported damge had been done to their property. Oct. 26 — Two residents on Berkey Avenue in Swanville reported damage had been done to their property. Oct. 27 — A coat, containing the owner’s keys to their property and vehicle, was stolen f...Read More
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