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By Patty Wilczek, Guest Columnist I can’t help but chuckle at some of the claims made by Morrison County DFL chair in his column that appeared in the Oct. 27 issue of the Morrison County Record. The DFL Chair says Minnesotans got “progress” under Governor Dayton and the DFL legislature. He cherry picks studies from Forbes [...]

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By Laura Scherer, Guest Columnist No one likes to think about death and dying, but it’s something everyone has to face eventually. There’s an incredible resource in our community that provides comfort, dignity and respect to all those coping with a serious or life-limiting illness. It’s Unity Family Home Care and Hospice. November is National Hospice [...]

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By Liz Harris, Guest Columnist As outlined in the Aug. 25 Morrison County Record, the city has a plan in the works to ban parking on city streets from 2 a.m. – 6 a.m., from November through April. I wonder why so restrictive? Have other alternatives been explored? A simple recorded message through City Hall that [...]

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By TRACY VANHERCKE Guest Columnist   Participants will “walk the walk” all night in the battle against cancer during the 2012 American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Morrison County. This annual event will be held at the Flyer track field in Little Falls, Friday, July 13 with the opening ceremony at 7 p.m. Relay [...]

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By DAVE DURENBERGER Guest Columnist   (Editor’s Note: This guest column by Sen. Durenberger is done exclusively for ECM and Sun publications.) Did you know that bookmakers take odds on U.S. Supreme Court decisons? Neither did I until I heard the odds against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act being held constitutional were 5 [...]

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By ALEXIS LOVEN, Salutatorian Guest Columnist I would like to start off by welcoming everyone to our graduation ceremony. It is an honor to be standing before you tonight. As you all know, the class of 2012 has been known for having a reputation. A reputation of being loud, obnoxious and disruptive. A reputation of [...]

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