Opinion
I have been involved for some time now with what used to be called the Healthy Communities Collaborative and now is known as Live Better Live Longer (LBLL). The evolution of the group is ongoing, with our primary purpose today being to improve the overall health of the community. This is a more diff...Read More
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To the Editor: The Mille Lacs Area Health Foundation would like to thank all who contributed to and attended the annual Autumn Harvest Event, Oct. 25, in the Ballroom at Izatys Resort. The event is a kick-off for the Foundation’s new campaign to raise $56,000 to support the purchase of equipment f...Read More
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Here’s some good news, looking ahead to the 2015 Minnesota Legislature’s discussions about improving public schools. Two leading Minnesota Senate Democrats described several of their priorities as similar to those described last week by leading House Republicans. While this doesn’t ensure agre...Read More
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To the Editor: Now that the elections are over and spring is coming in about five – six months, it is time to consider highways and byways. Problem: if you are coming from the north on Highway 10 and you miss the exit near McDonald’s, VFW to go into Little Falls, you have no chance [...]...Read More
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By Brian Middendorf, Guest Columnist The Morrison County Attorney’s Office provides the citizens of the county with a wide variety of services. This article will focus on our services for crime victims. Being a victim of a crime can be a very difficult experience. Whether you or a family member h...Read More
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To the Editor: During this season of Thanksgiving, I think it is only appropriate to commend Sister Mary Blasé for her 14 years of dedication and commitment to the Clothes Review, or as I call it, “The St. Francis Boutique.” It is evident that Sister Blase put her heart and soul into her vocati...Read More
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By Jeanette Eller Watland, Guest Columnist Recently The Record published a story regarding the demise of bees. While this is an important topic to discuss, there are some areas of this story that need to be further addressed. Honeybees have been on the decline in recent years, with the winter of 20...Read More
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The second annual enrollment period for MNsure, Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, begins in earnest this week, and that provides both good news and bad news. The good news is that by creating a state exchange, Minnesotans who receive subsidies are covered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a...Read More
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The 7th Judicial District, which includes Morrison County, had two unusual elections this fall. They were unusual because they were contested, meaning that an incumbent judge had a challenger. Under Minnesota’s state Constitution, we elect our judges, but that is in name only. The reality is that ...Read More
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