Opinion

To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of Tom Justin, candidate for Morrison County Sheriff. Tom is in his eighth year on the Royalton School Board. He served as board chairperson for the majority of his two four-year terms. Several positive thoughts come to mind when I think about Tom’s leadership on [...]

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To the Editor: Mark Liedl has supported our communities in many ways. Mark has pledged to organize the Crow Wing County Recorder Office to save taxpayers’ dollars. Vote for Mark Liedl, Aug. 12 in the primary election. Mark has our vote. — Tom and Marlene Larson, Brainerd

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To the Editor: The Little Falls City Council, led by Mayor VanRisseghem, voted for a resolution that proposes a sales tax for one-half cent  to pay for a $7.9 million Recreation Complex and Splash Pad (July 13 Record). I strongly believe this tax increase proposal to be fiscally irresponsible and a serious barrier to job [...]

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To the Editor: As a Morrison County citizen I am compelled to express my view of why Dan Rocheleau is the best candidate to become the next sheriff. Dan has been a dedicated K-9 officer for nine years. When his K-9 dog Brix died prematurely, he believed having another K-9 was invaluable to serve and [...]

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To the Editor: I first met Ron Rinkel in 1989 when I was a Morrison County Dairy Princess, and he was on the American Dairy Association (ADA) Board. We worked closely together that year and again several years later when I became secretary for the ADA Board. In recent years, our paths have crossed through [...]

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To the Editor: It is my honor to endorse Tom Justin for Morrison County Sheriff. I have known Tom for the last six years. In that time he has demonstrated his skills as a dynamic speaker, trainer and leader. I have seen him bring groups from bewilderment to mastering a difficult topic. He has the [...]

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To the Editor: As the former Benton County sheriff and captain with the Sauk Rapids Police Department, I have had the pleasure, and professional honor, of working closely with Tom Justin over the years. In my law enforcement life, I have witnessed Tom coordinate efforts to combat crime both with a number of task forces, [...]

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To the Editor: The recent progressive movement of one-size-fits-all government policy isn’t working. In our area, communities pride themselves on creative, flexible solutions to balance the work and family. Families in our area have a range of preferences on how to educate their children. Also, the families in this area take pride in their faith [...]

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To the Editor: I am writing on behalf of Dan Rocheleau as a candidate for Morrison County sheriff. Dan brings many skills, experiences and knowledge that make him a great fit for this very challenging job. I have had the honor of working with Dan as he has been active in schools with the K-9 [...]

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