Letters to the Editor
To the Editor: The Dam Festival is unhealthy for our kids. Every year my family stops by the festival, only to be disgusted and promptly leave. The Dam Festival should be a smoke-free environment for kids. We had to attempt to dodge the smoke at the bounce house area and other events. Also, why are ...Read More
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To the Editor: Board Members Jeffrey Jelinski, Randy Winscher, Mike Wilson and Duane Johnson failed to protect a lake which cannot protect itself. They said an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) was not necessary before Scenic View Campground could expand. They decided what was best for the co...Read More
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To the Editor: The Morrison County Animal Humane Society (MCAHS) has been running in the red for the past 20 years. Since 1995, our organization has been underfunded and struggled financially. We have survived due to a large single donor donation, however, these funds are being exhausted. This Board...Read More
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To the Editor: Byron Smith was known as a respected and reasonable person before and during the five months of his victimization by multiple home invasions. During the five months, the intruders broke doors and windows to gain access into his home during his absence. The intruders stole money, jewel...Read More
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To the Editor: Isn’t it interesting? Eighty-five votes for the EAW in the Record’s weekly online poll and only four votes opposed to the Fish Trap Lake Campground expansion. I wonder who those four voters were? It wouldn’t be the four commissioners who tried to ramrod through the Fish Trap Lak...Read More
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To the Editor: I am deeply troubled and frustrated with the outcome of the commissioners’ vote on the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW). I come from generations of military men. My grandfather served in World War I, my father served in Korea, my oldest brother served in Vietnam and my young...Read More
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To the Editor: My wife and I are full-time residents and live on Fish Trap Lake. We have been on the lake since 1986, and love the quality of this beautiful natural resource. I served eight years on the Scandia Valley Town Board, four years as chairman. We cannot believe that the commissioners, elec...Read More
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To the Editor: My wife Carrie and I just returned from a trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area with our two boys. I have been on several trips to the BWCA, but my wife or kids have never been there. When we planned the trip we did not have much gear for everyone. We [...]...Read More
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  To the Editor: I first visited Fish Trap Lake in 1956 when I was 4 years old. My grandfather had purchased a resort. Since then our family has and still owns several homes and properties on the lake. My grandfather, then my father and now I have a responsibility to protect and preserve this [...Read More
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To the Editor: I am a full-time resident on Fish Trap Lake, and a taxpayer. Our county commissioners, voted in by the people, are ignoring the Fish Trap Lake petition signed by over 200 people against expanding Lakes Scenic View campground. We requested an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) do...Read More
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To the Editor: A petition with over 200 signatures has been presented to the Morrison County commissioners requesting that an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) be required before any decision on the expansion of the Fish Trap Lake Campground is made. Protecting our lakes and rivers should be ...Read More
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To the Editor: The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 46, Little Falls would like to remind everyone that this weekend is not only Memorial Day, but a National Moment of Remembrance. On Dec. 28, 2000, public law established the National Moment of Remembrance. Its purpose is to make the holiday mo...Read More
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  To the Editor: All voting Minnesotans, call your representatives to protect the funding for our rural airports. Found out from Rep. Nolan’s office that sometime in May or June the House will be voting on the Regional Essential Air Services Bill for Rural Commercial Airlines money. This mone...Read More
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