Opinion

To the Editor: Congratulations to the Heartland Symphony (HSO) on its Saturday concert. After playing in the Symphony for 37 years, I had a chance to sit in the audience and listen, and I enjoyed every moment of it. Pianist Joseph Welch got a standing ovation at the end of the concerto and deserved it, [...]

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To the Editor: Recent ads promoting Al Doty have been highlighting his latest accomplishment: “Field man for Congressman Rick Nolan.” Just what does Nolan stand for, anyway? It’s not good. He has a 0 percent pro-life voting record. He supports taxpayer-funded abortions and opposes a ban on abortions when the unborn baby can feel pain. [...]

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To the Editor: I am honored and privileged to have known Shawn Larsen for several years. He is a dear friend and someone I truly respect. The residents of Morrison County are very lucky to have such an outstanding, well-rounded candidate running for sheriff. Shawn has always shown an incredible motivation, interest and dedication to [...]

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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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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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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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