Opinion

To the Editor: The October Red Cross Bloodmobile at St. Francis Convent received 258 units — seven units below our goal. Thanks to donors who gave, those who came but couldn’t donate, many walk-ins, businesses allowing for posters; Little Falls Radio, Morrison County Record for informing the public; Ace/Coborn’s and Walgreens for marquee reminders; Coborn’s […]

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Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: • Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by a short-term […]

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To the Editor: I am one very proud daughter. My mom, (mayor) Cathy VanRisseghem, ran an incredible campaign. Eight years ago, she answered the call to be a public servant and she has done it with grace and style. We live in a community that has a permanent imprint of my mother’s hand. For over […]

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To the Editor: The old Red Owl parking lot recently received a makeover. The Boys and Girls Club would like to thank the city of Little Falls for their contribution in making this happen, Tri-City Paving for doing the work and donating a half-court basketball pad, Morrison County for providing the fill, Knife River for […]

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To the Editor: We would never degrade any of the sheriff’s candidates. We did not know anything about any of the sheriff’s candidates until this summer. A person who worked for the St. Cloud Police Department said to us, “if you want change, Tom Justin would be the most likely candidate for you.” Since then […]

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To the Editor: Vote Nov. 4 for Ken Kohler for District Court Judge. As a law student, I have worked with Kohler, and he has proven himself to be fair, timely and is always prepared. Kohler provides a clear example of what it means to be a professional. As a judge, I am confident that […]

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To the Editor: I would like to bring attention to the judicial race in our district. We have Richard Osburn challenging Amy Pearson who is one of Mark Dayton’s appointments to the bench. Richard Osburn has many years of experience as a lawyer, prosecutor and has also served as a tribal judge for five years. […]

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To the Editor: Every election we seek elected officials who have the courage to run a positive campaign and run on their own strengths. Representative Kresha is that person. His ads take the high road. Ron Kresha is a person of great integrity and works hard for our area. He attends local events and truly […]

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To the Editor: I would encourage everyone to get out and vote on Nov. 4. If you are unsure or undecided on who to vote for, I would suggest someone that is financially responsible. There has been little mention of our trillions of dollars in debt this past campaign. We cannot keep spending and putting […]

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