Guest Columns

By Amber Barton, Guest Columnist To commence the 2013 graduation ceremony, I would like to wish all the teachers, faculty, family, friends and fellow classmates a good evening. Thank you all for being here to join us in celebrating the last moments of our lives as high schoolers, the last moments before shoving us out the […]

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By Travis Spillum, Guest Columnist First and foremost, congratulations to my fellow classmates on all of your accomplishments through the past 12 years. Until now, we have been guided on our path of life, but today, we take full control of our destinations. Like a road which diverges into many roads, so will the lives of […]

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Thirteen years later, we’re back to nervous mothers, anxious kids By Marissa Evans, Guest Columnist Nervous mothers and anxious kids. That was us when we began kindergarten. Thirteen years ago, we started school, and we didn’t all know one another. We were all so eager to get to know each other, and in time, we became […]

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By Luke Majerle, Guest Columnist Well, here we are. Four years ago we walked into this same gymnasium as ninth graders. Link leaders invited us into this amazing school, and Mrs. Grams was all hyped up and excited for us to begin our journey in the high school. There are many delightful memories that we can […]

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By David C. Olson, Guest Columnist Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders convened in January with a common goal of “progress for Minnesotans on education, job creation and better government.” Four months later, the Legislature’s adjournment left more questions than achievements. Why are teachers not required to pass a basic skills test before entering classrooms? Why […]

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By Rep. Ron Kresha, Guest Columnist When elected, I committed myself to putting people ahead of politics and standing up for the District 9B constituents. Here is a recap of the 2013 legislative session. I believe the number one priority of the session was to structurally balance the state budget and bridge the $627 million budget […]

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By Roman Witucki, Guest Columnist Thanks to the work of Gov. Mark Dayton and the DFL-led Legislature, the 2013 legislative session ended Monday, May 20, with a balanced budget. For the past decade, Minnesota’s budgets have been balanced with gimmicks, like shifting money around or using “one-time money.” That’s like if you are trying to balance […]

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With the filing of Articles of Incorporation on May 15, 1888, a Chamber of Commerce was formed to serve Morrison County. “The object of this organization shall be for the purpose of advancing the commercial, mercantile and manufacturing interests of Little Falls and the surrounding country (not county, but country), for creating just and equitable […]

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A bill to protect jobs of high school coaches from parental complaints is a bad idea. Seems that some coaches claim they are being let go because too many parents complain about their coaching and how they handle their players. To protect their jobs, the bill in the Legislature would require that the school board […]

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