Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I support Marty Seifert for governor. Rural Minnesota is vastly under-represented, and I want to be represented fully. Marty is one of us, not just another one from the metro. He cares about rural Minnesota, too. He takes the time to get to know us and our issues. Which of the other [...]

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To the Editor: Disclosure: Jim Abeler is my brother. That’s only one reason he gets my vote in the GOP U.S. Senate Primary Tuesday, Aug. 12. Jim would win my vote no matter his last name. For one thing, he brings political experience (16 years in the House), expertise (health care, finance and education), and [...]

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To the Editor: Being a business owner for the past 14 years, I know how important good leadership and management skills are to run a successful business. As we look to elect our new sheriff this fall, I ask you to look closely at the credentials of all the candidates. This person will need to [...]

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To the Editor: We are residents of Morrison County and want to express our expectations for the new elected sheriff. It is imperative to have a sheriff that is well rounded and dedicated to ensure our county is taken care of. As farmers and professionals in the community, we have seen first hand that Dan [...]

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To the Editor: After serving more than 26 years in the U.S. Army and Minnesota Army National Guard and holding numerous leadership positions at a junior and senior level, I understand that change is not always a bad thing for any organization. Some of my best assignments were when I was the new kid on [...]

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To the Editor: Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs. Rather than elect another unproven candidate and hope for the best, we must choose a candidate with experience, ability and a desire to work with others to solve problems. The most qualified candidate is 16-year state Rep. Jim Abeler. His uniquely calm and collaborative [...]

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To the Editor: Al Doty isn’t the kind to brag about his accomplishments, so I’d like to list some of the good things Al did for senior citizens during his two terms as state representative. Al Doty served as senior advocate from 2001 – 2006. He brought seniors information and helped solve seniors’ problems. Al [...]

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To the Editor: As a high school teacher for seven years and youth coach for 15 years, I understand the importance of quality leadership. I have been a lifelong resident of Morrison County and believe our community needs a leader who can reach out to our youth, specifically in drug prevention. Charles Strack’s’ experience includes [...]

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To the Editor: Ron Kresha voted against funding for rural broadband access and voted against funding all-day kindergarten. Ron Kresha voted against $50 million for local roads and bridges. Ron Kresha also voted against the ag finance bill (HF 976) — probably the first time ever a representative from here voted against an ag finance [...]

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