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By JOHN EDGECOMBE JR. Guest Columnist A friend of mine from South Dakota noted that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) delivered a lump of coal to many small towns last Christmas when it proceeded to eliminate overnight mail in most of the nation in 2015. That was a good description. USPS will slow deli...Read More
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To the Editor: Where do residents get off assuming their free speech regarding Christmas is more important than Robin Hensel’s? If Little Falls residents believe that only popular views and beliefs should be the rule of law then the very Christians who light their lawns honoring the birth of Chris...Read More
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By Mike Disher, Guest Columnist On the Technology Services webpage (on the Morrison County website) you’ll find a mantra that I coined in the year 2000 just after beginning my employment with the county. It says, “We exist to support the systems that support the services that support the citize...Read More
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The Western World is outraged that 12 journalists in Paris were gunned down by three allegedly Islamic terrorists. Unfortunately, outrage is so emotional that it often fails to steer people to a prudent plan of action. Westerners demand their rights to freedom of the speech and of the press, but the...Read More
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We have lift off on Flight 2015. This is your pilot speaking, and we have blue skies as we get under way, and another marvelous flight is in store — except for some severe turbulence and an occasional crash landing or two. Among the sights you will enjoy along the way are: 1. Two new [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: In his Dec. 14, 2014, article, the Morrison County DFL Chairman (MCDFLC) accuses Republicans of providing incorrect information to the public, but is unable to identify one single instance. Let’s see how the MCDFLC handles specifics. In his October KSTP “At Issue” interview, Al ...Read More
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To the Editor: When we were young, my dad would take our family for a drive to look at all the Christmas lights in town. It was such a joy to see everyone’s idea of making the season more wonderous. Later it was my husband who enjoyed lighting up our own home and yard. In [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: Concerning the District 485 school referendum, we were all concerned about the government cutting their spending, balancing their budget. Now we’re asking for a very large school referendum. Are we trying to cut spending? Some of us remember one-room schools. The people in charge at...Read More
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