Opinion

To the Editor: In a day when politics has nearly become a blood sport, I’m always a bit amazed and heartened that some hardy souls among us still have the dedication and “call” to serve in political office. In that vein, I’m thankful that Al Doty is running to once again represent our fine community [...]

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To the Editor: In the 2014 legislative session, Rep. Kresha kept to his word of advocating for District 9B and prioritizing infrastructure investment over excessive spending. The 2014 capital investment bill dedicated $113 million for roads and bridges, $126 million for the renovation of the State Capitol and $1.7 million to the Minnesota Veterans Trail [...]

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To the Editor: Contrary to Toni Wetzel’s assertion at the Aug. 4 Council meeting, conflict of interest (COI) is a situation occurring when an individual or organization is involved in multiple interests, one of which could possibly corrupt what should be the primary motivation. In this case, the primary motivation in reviewing the city’s bank [...]

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To the Editor: I am disappointed by the Morrison County Record’s decision to publish a letter to the editor last week regarding Royalton’s Platte River Day. Just as your paper wouldn’t publish a potentially damaging review of a local restaurant, this letter is also just the opinion of one person. The letter does little more [...]

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To the Editor: Ron Kresha posted a question Aug. 9 on Facebook, “I wonder why the Legislature put $89.9 million into a new Senate office building instead of our rural transportation?” It wasn’t.Instead they funded both without Ron Kresha. Ron Kresha voted against the Senate office building, and he voted against $50 million for our [...]

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To the Editor: My sincere thanks and appreciation to those who agreed on such short notice to work as host/hostess to the many visitors of the historic rural school during this year’s fair and those who would have had schedules allowed. Visitors appreciate someone who can possibly answer their questions. Congratulation to Morgan Carroll, Upsala, [...]

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To the Editor: On Sunday, the last day of the fair, I took my granddaughters to the fair — armed with vouchers for armbands for the rides. When we went to the booth to get their armbands, the ticket agent told us they were not doing the armbands because of the weather. But, they would [...]

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To the Editor: I was pleased to attend the grand opening of the Taylor Chebet Twitchell Playground. The event was well attended by community members and donors to the project and volunteers who have generously given their time to contribute to our community. I would like to personally commend everyone who has contributed to this [...]

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To the Editor: I support Marty Seifert for governor. Rural Minnesota is vastly under-represented, and I want to be represented fully. Marty is one of us, not just another one from the metro. He cares about rural Minnesota, too. He takes the time to get to know us and our issues. Which of the other [...]

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