Opinion

To the Editor: For years, many of us here in Minnesota have relished long days outside hunting, fishing and wildlife watching. Our outdoor traditions are part of our local culture. What we don’t relish however, is being infected by a tick or bringing home an itchy poison ivy rash. Thanks to a new report by [...]

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To the Editor: A letter in last week’s Record was correct when it stated, “If my family spends $100 a week in Little Falls, we would only be paying 50 cents a week to have a beautiful recreational complex for our family.” For those living close to the complex, like the mayor who lives 5/8 [...]

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To the Editor: This will be a better year for our area school budgets, thanks to several good bills passed by the DFL Legislature. Those DFL bills put more state money into our schools, so our property taxes won’t have to increase. What was in those bills? A $485 million increase in school funding. That [...]

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To the Editor: This year’s “Ride for Eyes” was held Aug. 16 in Sobieski. It marked our 23rd motorcycle ride to raise money for the Lions Eye Bank. We would sincerely like to thank anyone, and everyone, who helped to make our “Ride” a success. It gives me as this year’s chairman, along with the [...]

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To the Editor: The Constitution of our country was written on religious principles by God-fearing men who loved Jesus. Our Constitution states that we have life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it is legal to destroy the life of the unborn. Also, evil judges have wiped [...]

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To the Editor: In the last legislative session, Rep. Kresha took the initiative to advocate for women who start businesses and women in the work place. He understands our future economic growth will succeed when all business owners and workers have a path to prosperity. Because of his work with women entrepreneurs, Rep. Kresha was [...]

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To the Editor: Employment Enterprises Inc. (EEI) would like to thank Earl LeMieur for donating a 1929 MG Mercedes Replicar for a raffle drawing fundraiser. We would also like to thank Gerry Palo for preparing the replicar and getting it out on the road. The funds raised from this raffle will enable EEI to purchase [...]

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To the Editor: The state of Kansas is in the abyss of budgetary disaster. This was created by the effects of conservative supply-side economics (tax cuts for the wealthy and deregulation). In 2011, Gov. Sam Brownback cut taxes on the wealthy by 25 percent, eliminated taxes on small business and made smaller tax cuts for [...]

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To the Editor: As usual one of last week’s letters needs “the rest of the story.” The $5 million for roads and bridges that Ron Kresha voted against was part of a $320 million supplemental budget bill passed by the DFL-controlled legislature at the end of the session. It contained $1 billion in new spending [...]

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