Opinion
To the Editor: Little Falls Golf Advisory Board is ordinance (law) 2.29 of the City Charter, enacted as Ord. 64, 3rd Series, eff 4-3-1989, amd. 1992 code. Violation is a misdemeanor. It reads in part B, “Meetings and Procedures: The Golf Advisory Board shall meet at least once each month.” Track...Read More
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Last week was officially designated as Sunshine Week, which gives newspapers a reason to remind readers that the government works for them — but they will never know that it does if government workers think what they do is no business of the public’s. As the so-called Fourth Estate, the media is...Read More
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To the Editor: While the referendum that is being set before the voters of the Little Falls Schools would build a much-needed community center, this referendum is about so much more than that. Nearly two-thirds of the referendum monies will go toward district improvements, student academics and acti...Read More
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To the Editor: In response to the March 15 letter which states that the S&L collapse of the 1980s and the bank failures of 2008 were caused by government deregulation: Just the opposite is true. S&Ls thrived for 150 years until the early ‘80s when the federal government stepped in. In 1979...Read More
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Count me as a minority of one who opposes giving back the $1.9 billion projected state budget surplus or using it to start more long-term spending commitments. My vision has no support because it won’t buy votes from any constituency that the politicians need to stay in office. My choice? Use the ...Read More
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To the Editor: There is some question whether Little Falls needs a community center; I think the obvious answer is “yes.” Everywhere you look, you see messages to stay active. We encourage our students to get involved with school athletics or to just get off the couch. Yet, Little Falls does not...Read More
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“Amazing,” “wonderful” and “great” are how high school graduates have described dual-credit classes (high school and college credit) they took on their high school campus. If bills currently in the Minnesota House and Senate are adopted, there would be many more such courses all over the...Read More
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To the Editor: I am an avid reader of the Morrison County Record, usually reading it twice to make sure I didn’t miss something. It is so sad to read about all the robberies/thefts and drug situations in our community. And then people wonder why our law enforcement can’t catch more of them. Many...Read More
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Two St. Paul Harding Senior High School seniors recently did one of the hardest things in education: They retained the eager, rapt attention of more than 30 middle school students for 40 minutes, Feb. 26. Their skillful presentations reminded me of a key, sometimes untapped, resource for schools: th...Read More
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