To the Editor: When we elect people to serve us in St. Paul and Washington, D.C., we expect them to work for our families. We have the expectation that our representatives will use their knowledge of government to help strengthen our communities and protect our quality of life. Unfortunately for Distist 9B, Rep. Ron Kresha [...]

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To the Editor: As a fellow law enforcement officer, I have known Shawn Larsen since he became a deputy. It’s been a pleasure to see him come up through the ranks. Shawn is among the most highly respected officers in Morrison County. He has demonstrated proficiency as a deputy, firearms instructor, CIRT team commander, and [...]

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To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of Ron Rinkel, candidate for Commissioner of the 4th District, Morrison County. I’ve known Ron for many years and have always found him to be an honest, hardworking and dedicated man. Ron is a dairy farmer and has been married for 50 years to his [...]

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To the Editor: My choice for the next sheriff of Morrison County is Dan Rocheleau. Dan has 15 years in law enforcement, nine years as senior K-9 officer, a volunteer firefighter and a first responder. He is very involved in community, family and overall youth safety. Dan is a man of honesty, integrity and has [...]

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To the Editor: Morrison County voters have an important decision to make this fall in determining who will be their next sheriff. It is clear Tom Justin is the right choice and the best choice for Morrison County sheriff. As a multitalented law enforcement professional, Tom brings the professionalism, expertise, collaborative work style and common [...]

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To the Editor: As the candidates for sheriff of Morrison County share their campaign platforms, we are reminded of how important this role is. Since the aftermath of the Byron Smith trial, let’s evaluate why we desperately need a change: 1) A home invasion occurred at Smith’s home Oct. 27, 2012, that totaled $42,000. No [...]

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To the Editor: Charles Strack is a candidate running for Morrison County sheriff. I have known him for many years both professionally and personally. Charles has been very professional and compassionate as a peace officer for the citizens of Morrison County and has gained the respect of many. His experience and knowledge of the law [...]

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Major League Baseball’s All-Star game was played in Minneapolis 12 days ago. I watched because it is the only professional all-star game that is truly competitive. Pitchers and hitters don’t want to embarrass themselves. It isn’t like that in other sports, where all-stars suddenly forget defense when the elite get together. As your enterprising investigator, [...]

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The world is a dangerous place and becoming more so. We know that. Almost every day now, news arrives that somebody killed his neighbor or his wife or blew up a bus or a building or a workplace, etc. And if that isn’t enough, somebody shot down a commercial airliner in Ukraine, bombed a U.N. [...]

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