Opinion

To the Editor: The Little Falls City Council has not voted to increase the city property tax levy to 10 percent. The City Council has not passed a levy for 2015 and will not do so until December 2014. The City Council has not passed a 1/2 percent sales tax. The Council voted to allow [...]

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To the Editor: I have known Brad Hircock for over 20 years. Brad is a proven medical professional, a committed  husband and father and a man dedicated to serving others. Most importantly, I believe Brad to be a man of honesty and integrity who will truly serve our community to the best of his ability. [...]

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To the Editor: I am happy to see that the citizens of Morrison County will have a two-person minimum staffed dispatch center, 24/7/365; and I compliment the County Board for taking such quick action to fund and put the plan in place. I find it interesting that during the sheriff campaign, and at the County [...]

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To the Editor: I would like to express my appreciation to the Little Falls candidates for running a clean campaign. We have good people in the Little Falls area and they proved it in this election I have been greatly disappointed, however, in several letters to the editor and the recent ad in the Oct. [...]

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By Laura Scherer, Guest Columnist Americans across the country celebrate Veterans Day Nov. 11, a special day to salute the men and women who have bravely served our country in the military. These fellow Americans have made profound sacrifices in defense of freedom and they deserve our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. Honoring our nation’s veterans includes supporting [...]

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To the Editor: After watching the two debates (Hillman and County Fair), speaking with all the candidates and attending the meet the candidate forum, it is clear that there is only one choice for sheriff. I encourage all voters to write in Tom Justin for Morrison County Sheriff. The time has come for an outside [...]

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To the Editor: As a lifelong friend and neighbor of Jim Andres, I believe he would make a great county commissioner. Our county needs a person that has strong leadership, from raising his family, farming, developing a successful youth wrestling program, church bazaar chairperson, RadioShack owner, just to name a few. Part of those accomplishments [...]

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To the Editor: I have worked at the Benton County Sheriff’s Office for almost 15 years and during that time I have had the privilege of serving side by side with both candidates in this year’s sheriff election. I know them both to be good family men. But when it comes to who I feel [...]

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To the Editor: In the last two years, Kresha has prioritized our needs over the politics in St. Paul. He voted against the luxurious Senate Office Building, opposed the farmers’ repair taxes and stood up for women entrepreneurs and a growing rural economy. Kresha authored a bill to allow our local schools to have more [...]

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