Opinion
To the Editor: As a business owner in Little Falls, it is very important to me that we continually look for ways to improve our community to keep those who are currently residing here and to also bring in new families. Our school system is one of the most important aspects of that concept. The [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: My teacher of the year is Mr. Fritz from Lincoln Elementary School. He is the best teacher in the world. He is funny, a great teacher and always pushes us to do the best we can. He always has something funny to say. The days always flew by, because he always made [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: Your April 19 commentary on violence in society reminded me of an incident that occurred in White Bear Lake years ago. A little boy died, and it was chronicled in the book, “A Death in White Bear.” He was adopted and abused by his adoptive mother, who was tried and convicted years...Read More
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To the Editor: While we appreciate the point of view in a letter in the May 3 issue, there was a great deal of misinformation in the letter. HF1066/SF736 is a bill that allows companies, like Consolidated Telephone Company (CTC), to be regulated like our competitors. Many regulations that exist at a...Read More
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By WILL HECHT, Guest Columnist A guest column about Muslims in the May 3 issue of the Record, displays an irrational, fear-driven illness, currently infecting this and other predominantly Christian communities. What prompts such an uncharitable attitude toward people being resettled in the United S...Read More
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In the life of every community pivotal moments occur when the community decides to grow or die. They don’t come often, maybe only once in a generation, but come they do and communities need to weigh these moments seriously. Such a moment is about to arrive for the greater Little Falls community. T...Read More
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By TINA SMITH, Guest Columnist After decades of working for others, Seymour Cray struck out on his own, starting Cray Research in 1972. Equipped with a University of Minnesota education and the heart of an inventor, Cray’s firm became one of the most important supercomputer companies in the world...Read More
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To the Editor: My father, John Stack, was Morrison County Sheriff who was tragically killed in the line of duty in 1965, along with his Chief Deputy Andrew Herlitz. May is National Peace Officer Memorial Month. Annually an ecumenical service is held. These services honor all peace officers from Minn...Read More
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To the Editor: The staff and board members of the Morrison County Food Shelf of Little Falls would like to thank all of the individuals, civic groups, schools, churches and many other groups that donated to the annual March Food Drive. We collected $55,517.09 in cash and 19,564 pounds of food. These...Read More
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To the Editor: A “yes” vote May 19 in support of the upcoming building bond referendum could also offer additional revenue and future growth in our community. There’s no denying that renovations and repairs are necessary at all district schools to prolong the life of existing buildings. A majo...Read More
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To the Editor: A positive event happened Saturday, April 18, by the Little Falls Police and Morrison County Sheriff’s departments. Myself and my two grandsons, 8 and 10, were biking in downtown Little Falls when the a police car pulled us over. He commended the two boys for wearing helmets and gav...Read More
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The time has come when penalties for convicted distracted drivers in Minnesota should be more severe and comparable to motorists convicted of drunken driving. In Minnesota, distracted driving is defined as drivers engaged in any activity that might distract from the primary task of driving. Legislat...Read More
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