Opinion
To the Editor: Harding Place would like to thank the Richardson Lions for providing entertainment and lunch on Veterans Day. The time and effort provided to Harding Place and the residents was greatly appreciated. — Laurie Doroff, Harding Place manager, Harding...Read More
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To the Editor: With the 2014 elections over, I suspect we will hear much about Obamacare between now and the 2016 elections. Jonathan Gruber, who was hired by Obama to help package/sell Obamacare said the only reason Obamacare passed was because the American voters are stupid. None of us voted on it...Read More
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Regardless of whether you think justice has been done in the lack of an indictment of police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the case provides an important “teachable moment” for our students. Polls find Americans are deeply divided about the outcome of the ...Read More
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In the wake of a grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for causing the death of Michael Brown, riots broke out across the nation. While we understand that some people think our judicial system is rigged to prevent justice, we will say the same thing that w...Read More
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In July 1948, then Minneapolis Mayor Hubert Humphrey stuck his neck out and delivered a speech on civil rights at the Democratic National Convention. At the time, the Democratic Party was known for the “Solid South,” which had voted “solidly” for Democratic candidates ever since Reconstructi...Read More
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To the Editor: I’m responding to the article in last week’s paper about Brian Cornell’s gift of money toward his van from the Swanville Lions Club. In 2012 I was in need of a lift for my scooter and adaptive hand controls for my van, so I could get around independently. I went to the [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: Mary Warner of the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) wrote a wonderful interesting article in their last newsletter. It is about the ravine right in the center of downtown Little Falls. How fortunate you are to have her to research, draw maps to keep us informed on the making ...Read More
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One of my saddest and happiest days in school was the first day I wore my glasses, in the third grade. I already disliked my ears, which stuck out, and now I was the only kid with glasses. I felt super ugly and hated the idea of going to school. Fortunately, a teacher intervened. She [...]...Read More
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We have four special days coming up in the next eight days, one of them officially designated as such by the federal government, and three organized by the barons of commerce. The first is, of course, Thanksgiving. The day is traditionally supposed to be a day to count our blessings, but over time h...Read More
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