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To the Editor: During his first term in the legislature, Rep. Ron Kresha stood up for our values in Central Minnesota, and proved to be a reliable pro-life legislator. Rep. Kresha voted with the bipartisan pro-life majority in the Minnesota House on several occasions, protecting the unborn and supporting the pro-life cause. In 2013, Kresha [...]

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To the Editor: You know you’re a redneck (or in Little Falls) if kids are shooting up schools, malls and movie theaters, drugs and mental health are big issues, the economy is in the tank, gas prices are going up, sales are going down, people are being persecuted all over the world, countries are being [...]

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To the Editor: Where are all the good people of Little Falls? We seem to just sit back and let a few outrageous people run rampant and do what they want. Like now the Record (which has been around a long time) has to pay for their sign on their building while these people park [...]

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To the Editor: Readers were misled by a letter last week which made claims that Republican Rep. Ron Kresha “fights for broadband.” In fact, Kresha voted against the bill (HF 3172) that appropriated money for rural broadband. (5/16/2014, House Journal page 11838). The letter was correct in saying broadband access is a gateway to higher-paying [...]

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By Becky Olson, Guest Columnist The time before such intense busyness, texting and email, the simplicity of face-to-face friendships was a time when the word “friends” meant real people you spent time with, not just a list of names on a screen. In this now transient and disposable society, the influx of technology into virtually every aspect [...]

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To the Editor: Recently Republican Representative Ron Kresha’s campaign committee distributed a “legislative report” claiming he stood “up for taxpayers.” But which taxpayers? With his vote against making income tax rates fairer for the middle class, Rep. Kresha chose to protect 74 wealthy residents ahead of over 99 percent of Morrison County taxpayers. Kresha’s vote [...]

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To the Editor: Few things make me chuckle more than reading the misguided thoughts of folks who still believe in man-made “Climate Change” (aka Global Warming). Such was the case when I read a letter that was printed in a recent edition of the Record. The letter chose to ignore the overwhelming evidence that continues [...]

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By Michelle Fussy, Guest Columnist Environmental Health is located within the Public Health Department at the Morrison County Government Center. Most people have heard the term “public health inspector” which is essentially what this area is responsible for. Morrison County employs two full time registered sanitarians and one administrative support staff to support the program. A [...]

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Last week, the political world was rocked by the primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va. In spite of outspending his Tea Party opponent Dave Brat 40 times over, Cantor lost to the political newcomer. The spin doctors said that the major issue in the race was immigration, and that Cantor was in [...]

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