Opinion

Minnesota’s 8th District race between incumbent DFL Rep. Rick Nolan and Republican challenger Stewart Mills has been targeted by national political groups. Most readers have already seen the effect of that targeting with the barrage of negative TV ads that have been airing. We urge readers to discount those ads. Why? Because the 8th District [...]

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To the Editor: I would like to take a minute to let the new band director, Mr. Coppicus and his band know how nice it is to have a pep band back in Royalton. It is amazing the spirit that is brought into a gym or onto the field when the band is there. I [...]

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To the Editor: I want to set the record straight on something. Someone told me they couldn’t support Ron Kresha because it was their belief he hadn’t worked toward winning bonding monies for the Camp Ripley/Veterans State Trail and that is simply “not true.” When I thought all was lost because we weren’t listed in [...]

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By Judy Buckingham, Guest Columnist Wow, can you believe it? It is that time again — the 18th year of the holiday gift giving program is under way. One of the questions I hear every year is, “Do all these families really need help or am I donating to a program that isn’t necessary?” My response [...]

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To the Editor: I want to set the record straight on something. Someone told me they couldn’t support Ron Kresha because it was their belief he hadn’t worked toward winning bonding monies for the Camp Ripley/Veterans State Trail and that is simply “not true.” When I thought all was lost because we weren’t listed in [...]

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To the Editor: Last week’s ad from the retired Morrison County veterans service officer in the Record got it right. Paul Froncak’s ad pointed out how hard Al Doty worked for us veterans and our families when Al was in the Legislature. The ad mentioned how Al was chief author of bills that improved the [...]

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To the Editor: In 2008, Minnesota voters approved the Legacy Amendment, an additional 3/8ths of a percent sales tax. Projects funded by Legacy money are approved by the State Legislature. The Legacy Bill (HF 1926) is always extremely important to all those who enjoy the Minnesota outdoors, especially hunting and fishing groups. Those groups realize [...]

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To the Editor: Jim Andres is our best candidate for county commissioner because of his life experiences. Morrison County is the largest, or one of the largest, businesses in the county. Running a business this large does not come easy. Jim’s beginning and growing his family business in Little Falls and other locations shows his [...]

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To the Editor: Shame, shame, shame on you the jury in the Brian Crowder vs. Charles Sprandel case. For you to think that Charles Sprandl would be guilty of any of the issues stated in the MC Record is absolutely absurd. I have known Charlie, since I was born, and he would never do any [...]

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