Archive | November 2, 2012

To the Editor: With another political campaign almost over, we want to commend Al Doty for his diligence, work ethic and determination in his effort to win the State Senate seat for District 9. His continued commitment to his constituents, his honesty, foresight, common sense approach and traditional down home values are characteristics he has [...]

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To the Editor: Ron Kresha is a perfect fit for this area. For the past 15 years, he has been a strong community leader. Everything he has done has involved growing and serving the Pierz, Little Falls and Long Prairie areas. Now he’s to work for us as our representative in St. Paul. He co-founded [...]

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To the Editor: When you’ve known someone for 40 years, you have a very good idea of who they really are. When you work with someone and officiate games with them, you get to know how they think and make decisions. For all of these reasons, I know Greg Zylka very well. I know that [...]

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To the Editor: We need a state senator who has worked for us. For senior citizens, Al Doty’s senior advocate experience is huge. Al expanded the senior property tax deferral program and fought for programs to keep seniors in their own homes longer. For veterans, Al Doty proudly served on all House veterans committees. Al [...]

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To the Editor: This election year, I’ll be voting pro-life. I’m voting for Paul Gazelka. A recent letter indicated Sen. Gazelka and many others who previously had 100 percent voting records received a 94 percent because of one shutdown vote. In 2009, the Legislature had passed a two-year ban on taxpayer funding of human cloning [...]

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To the Editor: On Nov. 6, 8th Congressional District Chip Cravaack is being challenged by Rick Nolan. Chip Cravaack has a 100 percent pro-life voting record. He voted for legislation that would protect pain capable unborn children by prohibiting abortion at the point the unborn child feels pain (20 weeks past fertilization). He voted for [...]

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To the Editor: Proponents of the Voter Photo ID Amendment continue to push their proposal as a means to prevent voter fraud despite no creditable evidence of any significant voter fraud in Minnesota. Rather, if this very partisan amendment is approved, it will perpetrate fraud on currently eligible voters who are unable to obtain a [...]

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To the Editor: Children need male and female influences and insight in their lives. Two males do not equal “Mom.” Two females do not equal “Dad.” The wants of adults must never precede the needs of children. — Betty DeVriendt, Royalton

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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 facets of [...]

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