Opinion
To the Editor: What has the Little Falls School Board done in the last three years to connect itself to the business community? It has partnered with the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls to establish a two-acre garden with the produce shared between the two. High school students work side-by-side ...Read More
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To the Editor: I have a few personal observations concerning Camp Ripley’s Army Compatible Use Buffer (ACUB) program. The idea that the military feels the need to control the lands outside of Camp Ripley’s borders is disturbing to me. Many of us have not only co-existed with Camp Ripley all of o...Read More
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To the Editor: District 9B Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, has authored a bill (HF1066) that will deregulate telephone landlines. This is terrible legislation. More than 100 lobbyists and legislators are trying to end 100 years of telephone regulation in Minnesota. Phone companies no longer want  ...Read More
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To the Editor: I would like to commend Little Falls postmaster John Korf and postal assistant Ken Garrison for the great job they did with two senior citizens who were being scammed using the Internal Revenue Service scam. I happened to be at the post office and an elderly lady was standing ahead of...Read More
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To the Editor: I hesitate to write this letter as I do not want to jeopardize future efforts to get the Morrison County Social Host Ordinance passed. But, I grow weary of people who want to be in leadership positions and fail to lead. Excellent information and data along with professional and person...Read More
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To the Editor: If you have been a victim of home invasions, you can understand Byron Smith’s response to his home invasions. If you have not been a victim, you cannot understand Byron’s responses. I have been a victim of a series of home invasions that occurred while I was at work. Guns, jewelry...Read More
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To the Editor: It is with great anticipation that I await May 19. On that day, we as a Little Falls community have the all-important responsibility to improve our own lives and the lives of our entire community. As a parent of four children in the school district, I look forward to the opportunity o...Read More
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To the Editor: How gratifying to see letters expressing thanks for the Heartland Symphony Orchestra (HSO) and concern that concert attendance in Little Falls is so low. I play violin with the HSO. I also teach at St. Francis Music Center (SFMC) and direct its string orchestras. Thank you to last wee...Read More
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To the Editor: What makes a healthy community? Quality health care, strong churches, affordable housing and thriving schools are common measures. So how are we doing? A new hospital opened in 2007, preserving a tradition of quality care developed by the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls. Church att...Read More
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To the Editor: Where are you Little Falls people? We have lived in small towns, but find that Little Falls has so much more to offer than many of them. We have artists, poets, writers, a music school and a wonderful Heartland Symphony which I don’t understand why they even bother to come here, but...Read More
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To the Editor: To the people who dump their trash anywhere they want, please, please don’t. To those who make the effort to keep yards, streets, ditches and roadways clean, it’s appreciated. To those of us who want to make a difference — take a garbage bag with you on your walks, bike rides, e...Read More
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By LINDSEY  FUCHS, Guest Columnist Crime victimization is not limited to one specific population, but affects people of all backgrounds and identities. While crime victims have legally protected rights, many different groups face significant barriers in accessing the resources they need and deserv...Read More
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To the Editor: Being a senior citizen, my wife and I will not benefit greatly from the school bond passing. Our children graduated from LFCHS and from college; they have moved out of the area. But my wife and I will be voting “yes” on the school bond issue, May 19. Our vote will raise [...]...Read More
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