Opinion

To the Editor: If you have had a chance to meet Rep. Ron Kresha, you will notice his dedication to family. Oftentimes, his wife Wendy, son, and four daughters are by his side at events and this dedication is evident in his representation of District 9B. Kresha also understands that committed families give children the [...]

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By Mary Kline, Guest Columnist This year’s Morrison County Relay for Life will take place this Friday, July 18, at Little Falls Community High School’s Flyer Field. The opening ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. and the luminary ceremony starts at 10 p.m. I’d like to invite everyone to join in the ceremony which honors and [...]

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To the Editor: The Al Doty campaign is asking those responsible to stop vandalizing or stealing campaign signs for our campaign or any other campaign. This campaign will give 9B voters an honest choice between two candidates with distinctly different views. Sign vandalism and theft only detracts from that and cheats voters out of an [...]

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To the Editor: Shawn Larsen, your compassion for this community amazes me in all walks of life. I am a foster care provider for Morrison County. You have shown such respect and kindness for me and for the children who have walked through my door. Your actions when our family went through the attempted suicide [...]

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Later this month, I will be joining my siblings at the family plot in a southern Minnesota cemetery to bury my dad’s ashes. He died two years ago, gave his body to medical research, and we have recently received the ashes back. It will be a quiet, little ceremony in which we will also honor [...]

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If one could wave a magic wand and reduce the number of tobacco smokers by more than 10 percent, the percentage of adult alcoholics by 12 percent, the percentage of those suffering from chronic depression by more than half, most people would do so. Although no magic wand exists, finally society is getting a grip [...]

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To the Editor: If you haven’t seen the beautiful flowers in Memorial Park (both sides of Highway 27), it’s time to take a look. Sometimes while waiting for a long train to pass, it’s a good time to see them, but better yet go there and walk around to get a closer look at the [...]

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To the Editor: A few weeks ago a letter appeared criticizing Ron Kresha for voting against a broadband bill in the House. Now you will hear “the rest of the story.” The bill covered mostly the Twin Cities and Rochester with government run systems. Kresha was holding to a Republican principle when he voted against [...]

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To the Editor: Harding Place residents and staff would like to thank the Pierz Legion and Pierz American Auxiliary for taking the time to come to Harding Place on Memorial Day and recognizing the veterans residing here. — Laurie Doroff, Harding Place manager, Harding To the Editor: On behalf of the Pierz Community Education program, [...]

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