Opinion
To the Editor: What happened to Christmas? The cards I get in the mail now are saying “Happy Holidays.” Are folks afraid to say “Merry Christmas?” It’s the birth celebration of the Christian Saviour. Stores, businesses all put up “Christmas” trees, lots of bright lights and play music ...Read More
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To the Editor: I went to a local retail store in Little Falls, looking for a toy airplane. I found instead a plastic pineapple grenade. It was so realistic that if held just the right way, another child could die. This toy was listed as appropriate for ages 3 and older. I had purchased one [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: Words used to describe something have a huge effect on one’s perception. For example, a jungle village might be described as either “picturesque” or as “pathetic poverty.” Who decided that the Byron Smith legal case was a “murder” trial and not a “home defense” trial...Read More
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To the Editor: Thanks to everyone who attended the Community Thanksgiving Dinner! Over 425 people were served. Special thanks to chefs, JaBeaua Bachan and Chris Hammerbeck, Live Better Live Longer, and to our exceptional volunteers. Thanks to the Little Falls Community High School for hosting, Julie...Read More
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To the Editor: I was happy and supportive when my grandson decided to start training to be a police officer. On the news this last week, 27 cops were killed in the line of duty. Thanks Democrats for putting Obama and Eric Holder in charge of law enforcement, that in most cases favors the cop [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: The kicker of Robin Hensel’s jury trial was the testimony of city attorney Toni Wetzel. When asked about the placement of Hensel’s chair for which Hensel was given a citation for a misdemeanor in 2013, Wetzel said, “There have to be rules.” The purpose of Hensel moving her cha...Read More
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To the Editor: Harding Place would like to thank the Richardson Lions for providing entertainment and lunch on Veterans Day. The time and effort provided to Harding Place and the residents was greatly appreciated. — Laurie Doroff, Harding Place manager, Harding...Read More
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To the Editor: With the 2014 elections over, I suspect we will hear much about Obamacare between now and the 2016 elections. Jonathan Gruber, who was hired by Obama to help package/sell Obamacare said the only reason Obamacare passed was because the American voters are stupid. None of us voted on it...Read More
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To the Editor: I’m responding to the article in last week’s paper about Brian Cornell’s gift of money toward his van from the Swanville Lions Club. In 2012 I was in need of a lift for my scooter and adaptive hand controls for my van, so I could get around independently. I went to the [...]...Read More
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