Opinion

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: 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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Recently, an assessment of community health needs was completed by Morrison County Public Health, Morrison County Social services and St. Gabriel’s Hospital. The study is a worthy attempt at addressing some of the biggest impediments to county citizens’ ability to live long, happy lives. The plan sets out under three goals an ambitious total of [...]

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Seventh District Judge Steven Cahill survived a primary election challenge by three attorneys. No surprise there. The three challengers split a majority of the votes. Kenneth Kohler got the nod to run against Cahill in November. It wasn’t surprising because in Minnesota election of judges is designed to all but guarantee the re-election of incumbents. [...]

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Youngsters like Kerrie Maleski, Kayley Schoonmaker, Matt Rubel and Will Tully are part of a major trend in Minnesota. They are among the growing number of students in Minnesota’s two-year community colleges. They’ve also been elected as leaders of the Minnesota State College Student Association. National research says cost and preparation for good jobs is [...]

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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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By Brent Lieser, Guest Columnist It is hard to believe that we are in the final month of summer, especially when Mother Nature condensed our spring sports seasons and farmers and gardeners were still planting in late June. As we all know, the calendar does not lie, and we are excited for the upcoming school year [...]

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