Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: This year’s “Ride for Eyes” was held Aug. 16 in Sobieski. It marked our 23rd motorcycle ride to raise money for the Lions Eye Bank. We would sincerely like to thank anyone, and everyone, who helped to make our “Ride” a success. It gives me as this year’s chairman, along with the [...]

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To the Editor: The Constitution of our country was written on religious principles by God-fearing men who loved Jesus. Our Constitution states that we have life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it is legal to destroy the life of the unborn. Also, evil judges have wiped [...]

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To the Editor: In the last legislative session, Rep. Kresha took the initiative to advocate for women who start businesses and women in the work place. He understands our future economic growth will succeed when all business owners and workers have a path to prosperity. Because of his work with women entrepreneurs, Rep. Kresha was [...]

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Auction • 10:00 a.m. from Intersection 18 & 25 in Brainerd, 4-1/2 miles E on 18, then 5-1/2 miles S on CR 23 or 15 miles N of Lastrup on CR 23, then 3 miles E on CR 22, then 1/4 mile N on CR 108 #8401 Schubert Auction Service www.midwestauctions.com

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To the Editor: Employment Enterprises Inc. (EEI) would like to thank Earl LeMieur for donating a 1929 MG Mercedes Replicar for a raffle drawing fundraiser. We would also like to thank Gerry Palo for preparing the replicar and getting it out on the road. The funds raised from this raffle will enable EEI to purchase [...]

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To the Editor: The state of Kansas is in the abyss of budgetary disaster. This was created by the effects of conservative supply-side economics (tax cuts for the wealthy and deregulation). In 2011, Gov. Sam Brownback cut taxes on the wealthy by 25 percent, eliminated taxes on small business and made smaller tax cuts for [...]

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To the Editor: As usual one of last week’s letters needs “the rest of the story.” The $5 million for roads and bridges that Ron Kresha voted against was part of a $320 million supplemental budget bill passed by the DFL-controlled legislature at the end of the session. It contained $1 billion in new spending [...]

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To the Editor: In a day when politics has nearly become a blood sport, I’m always a bit amazed and heartened that some hardy souls among us still have the dedication and “call” to serve in political office. In that vein, I’m thankful that Al Doty is running to once again represent our fine community [...]

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To the Editor: In the 2014 legislative session, Rep. Kresha kept to his word of advocating for District 9B and prioritizing infrastructure investment over excessive spending. The 2014 capital investment bill dedicated $113 million for roads and bridges, $126 million for the renovation of the State Capitol and $1.7 million to the Minnesota Veterans Trail [...]

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