Letters to the Editor

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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To the Editor: On behalf of Linden Hill and the Garden and Grounds Committee, we would like to thank the gardeners that hosted our Garden Walk: Paul and Ginny Given, Jackie Glatzmaier, Bob and Linda LeMieur, Mike and Linda Conley and the Franciscan Sisters Community Gardeners along with 40 gardeners at Linden Hill and all [...]

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To the Editor: This August, county voters will have a chance to vote for our new sheriff. Having worked at the sheriff’s office for years, retiring at the rank of sergeant, I feel well-positioned to judge who possesses the qualities of a good sheriff. Shawn Larsen is the clear choice. While all the candidates are [...]

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To the Editor: I spent 33 years serving in the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office in Rochester, serving as sheriff for over four terms. I was active in the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association and the National Sheriff Association. In recent years, serving as a consultant, I have had the opportunity to work closely with Tom Justin on [...]

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To the Editor: Good governance requires representatives who are willing to look closely at policy and make hard decisions. Rep. Ron Kresha is a thoughtful man who has proven that he is willing to weigh the fiscal consequences of policy decisions and look for the best solutions in a complex political environment. Kresha is a [...]

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To the Editor: I’ve known Shawn Larsen all his life and am impressed with the kind of man he is. He was blessed to have outstanding role models in his parents, Denny and Sandy Larsen. From them he learned about hard work; honesty; love of God, family and country; respect for others; kindness; a sense [...]

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To the Editor: I am supporting Tom Justin for Morrison County Sheriff. Tom is service driven and has the experience and proven leadership ability to provide for effective change in the Sheriff’s Office. Tom has significant law enforcement experience in managing many of the issues our county is facing today. His service on the Royalton [...]

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