Opinion

To the Editor: Stewart Mills, running against Rick Nolan for Congress, identifies himself as the ‘‘unintentional candidate.” His intent is very real. His Facebook posting of a call-to-arms against the phantom “attack” the government is making to “the grabbing of our weapons” goes to the anti-government ideology of the Tea Party. The Tea Party’s smaller [...]

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To the Editor: In response to a letter in the July 6 issue, some renewables, like corn ethanol, are not beneficial according to science. When politics get involved, they pick winners and losers. It’s who you know and how much money you spend on lobbyists, etc. Some may pan out, but the free market is [...]

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To the Editor: I am writing this letter of support on behalf of Thomas Justin for sheriff of Morrison County. I first met Tom in 2007, when Big Stone County joined the Central Minnesota Regional Advisory Committee for the ARMER radio system. Representing one of the smallest counties on this committee can be intimidating. However, [...]

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To the Editor: I am writing this letter on behalf of Shawn Larsen. I have seen firsthand how Shawn has worked with the youths in our community and how he changed my life. He has helped with raising drug awareness in our schools and individually with certain teens. Back in 2005, Shawn and the drug [...]

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To the Editor: Friday, July 18, everyone has the opportunity to help make progress in the fight against cancer in our community and world. The Staples/Motley event is at the Motley Fairgrounds, starting at 5 p.m. There is a special area for free children’s activities, so parents can check out the auction and view the [...]

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To the Editor: I’m writing this letter of support on behalf of Thomas (Tom) Justin, who has filed for the office of Morrison County Sheriff. I have known Tom since 2007. Tom helped Grant County out immensely with his knowledge of the ARMER system. Tom worked closely with Grant County Chief Deputy Troy Langlie and [...]

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To the Editor: During the campaign season, candidates and their teams work hard to make signs, put out signs and maintain them. With that thought in mind, I would ask that the responsible parties that continue to take the Justin for Sheriff campaign signs to simply call me, and I will deliver as many as [...]

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To the Editor: If you have had a chance to meet Rep. Ron Kresha, you will notice his dedication to family. Oftentimes, his wife Wendy, son, and four daughters are by his side at events and this dedication is evident in his representation of District 9B. Kresha also understands that committed families give children the [...]

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By Mary Kline, Guest Columnist This year’s Morrison County Relay for Life will take place this Friday, July 18, at Little Falls Community High School’s Flyer Field. The opening ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. and the luminary ceremony starts at 10 p.m. I’d like to invite everyone to join in the ceremony which honors and [...]

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