Opinion

To the Editor: I recently saw a letter criticizing Rep. Ron Kresha for his vote against the Legacy Bill that deserves some important context. Ron Kresha stood up for Greater Minnesota and voted no on the Legacy Bill in order to protect the rural funding allocated by the Legacy Amendment. Rep. Phyllis Kahn, DFL-Minneapolis and [...]

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By Julie Kapsch, Guest Columnist As I am out in the community, I overhear people talking about the domestic violence issues involving some players in the NFL. One of the things I often hear repeated is, “Why does she stay?” or “Why doesn’t she leave him?” or worse, “What did she do to make him mad?” [...]

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To the Editor: This Nov. 4, Morrison County will elect a new sheriff. As a local law enforcement officer, I had the opportunity to work with Shawn Larsen for a good share of his career. I’ve seen firsthand the quality of his work and the professionalism he brings to the job. Shawn has proven that [...]

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To the Editor: There’s no getting around it: Government budgets are moral documents and votes on economic issues reflect a politician’s values. When Rep. Kresha voted “no” to raising Minnesota’s low minimum wage, he also voted against part of Catholic teaching regarding the poor. Catholic social teaching requires that we help the poor; even Pope [...]

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To the Editor: Last week, Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, was one of only four legislators named to the Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children. At the heart of any community is the safe and secure education of our children. Unfortunately, too many children live in an abusive environment and are in survival [...]

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To the Editor: I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Shawn Larsen for many years. He is my friend and a member of my church family. It is with great honor that I write this letter to support him as our next sheriff in Morrison County. I serve on the Youth and Family Committee at our [...]

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The 7th Judicial District has two contested races for judge this year. Most readers of the Record will want to educate themselves on these races, which are usually uncontested. The 7th District covers 10 counties that run from St. Cloud and Princeton northwest to Moorhead. Several weeks ago, I wrote about the seat held by [...]

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To the Editor: In response to two letters in the Oct. 5 issue, I’d like to say I was first to file for office of Council member at large in the city of Little Falls, with my own platform. Urban Otremba has done a good job in the past for the city and a great [...]

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To the Editor: When a DFL letter writer produces a litany of bills that Rep. Ron Kresha voted against – beware. The truth behind such a tirade is the secret DFLers want to keep. This is their notorious standard operating procedure. Granted, some of you reading this already know this, but many of you may [...]

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