Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Swanville Schools would like to thank the many people that stayed and helped out with our flood situation Wednesday, Sept. 3. It was quite a way to start the school year. — Sheryl Johnson, principal and network administrator, Swanville

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To the Editor: On Oct. 2, 2009, my sister was killed in a sudden fatal car crash. On Oct. 28, her students decided to plan a fundraiser to create a lifelong endowment fund in her honor. They went to the VFW and talked to Chris, who told them to contact Greg Zylka for help. When [...]

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To the Editor: I’ve spent a lot of time at the fairs and doorknocking. Here’s what I learned, and heard. People like it that this past DFL legislature put more money into K-12 education. “Kids need a good education to succeed in life.” People like it that this past DFL legislature put state money into [...]

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To the Editor: As I sat at the restitution hearing for Byron Smith on Aug. 26, I am wondering why in the world did a jury not hear all the facts that led up to the shootings on Thanksgiving 2012. Cody Kasper admitted to involvement in three burglaries. He testified that Nick Brady was involved [...]

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To the Editor: Al Doty is full of it; he is full of solutions. His opponent Ron Kresha is full of it also; full of excuses. Ron has to be full of excuses, because he did nothing as a representative for our District 9B. Why would we want to send someone to St. Paul to [...]

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To the Editor: In the last biennium, an $89 million Senate Office Building with luxury offices for each senator was tucked away in the tax bill. This building is not a historic renovation; this building will not educate students; this building will not provide employment services; this building will not produce any improvements to our [...]

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To the Editor: For years, many of us here in Minnesota have relished long days outside hunting, fishing and wildlife watching. Our outdoor traditions are part of our local culture. What we don’t relish however, is being infected by a tick or bringing home an itchy poison ivy rash. Thanks to a new report by [...]

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To the Editor: A letter in last week’s Record was correct when it stated, “If my family spends $100 a week in Little Falls, we would only be paying 50 cents a week to have a beautiful recreational complex for our family.” For those living close to the complex, like the mayor who lives 5/8 [...]

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To the Editor: This will be a better year for our area school budgets, thanks to several good bills passed by the DFL Legislature. Those DFL bills put more state money into our schools, so our property taxes won’t have to increase. What was in those bills? A $485 million increase in school funding. That [...]

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