Guest Columns

By AMY SCHOENROCK Guest Columnist Have you seen the Box Tops logo on your cereal box and thought about cutting it out? Have you wondered why you might save the small Labels for Learning slip you get with your Coborn’s receipt? Want to help out education programs at your local school without spending a dime? [...]

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By Rep. Ron Kresha, Guest Columnist As your representative, I am proud to support reforms and increased funding for our long-term care facilities, particularly in Greater Minnesota. I have long stood for legislation supporting families. That’s why I’m proud to join a bipartisan coalition in support of “The 5 Percent Campaign.” The 5 Percent Campaign is [...]

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By Brian Middendorf, Guest Columnist It’s hard to believe, but Christmas is right around the corner. During this special time of year, folks enjoy buying gifts for their friends, family and loved ones. Sadly, there are always criminals hoping to take advantage of the generosity of others. Whether you shop online or at local businesses, I [...]

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By Stephen Jones, Guest Columnist Much has been said and written the past few months concerning the Little Falls Community School District’s efforts to share information about its operating referendum renewal. As superintendent, I have tried many different avenues to connect with citizens in our various school district communities. We have hosted four public meetings; I [...]

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Little Falls is on the brink of developing one of the largest tourism boosts in our history, with the possibility of generating an additional $1 million into our economy each year. In 2008, former Rep. Al Doty contacted me to discuss connecting the Paul Bunyan Trail to the Soo Line trail, which is a missing [...]

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By Roman Witucki, Guest Columnist In October, the nation saw first-hand what happens when Republicans put politics before people: chaos, gridlock and Americans out of work. It took Democrats to take over the situation to get our country back on track and get more than 1 million Americans back to earning a paycheck to support their [...]

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By Connie Nelson, Guest Columnist Todd County recently suffered another loss of life due to domestic violence. This is the second death in Todd County due to domestic violence in the last 10 months. In past years, we have had domestic murder suicides, attempted murders, serious assaults and kidnappings. Beyond the victims of these crimes, how [...]

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By Robert Morgan, Guest Columnist I personally support Community Friendly Bicycling policy and practices — but not at unreasonable public expense or with rewards to a limited clientele. Morrison County and Little Falls have many features to attract additional bicycling tourists to the area. However, Little Falls is not a Lanesboro. Further actions can be taken [...]

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By Sue Adberholden, Guest Columnist Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is Oct. 6-12. This is a time to raise awareness in our community about these very common treatable illnesses. In nearly 20 communities in Minnesota, events are being held to educate people about mental illnesses and to discuss what the community can do to improve the [...]

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