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In the wake of a grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for causing the death of Michael Brown, riots broke out across the nation. While we understand that some people think our judicial system is rigged to prevent justice, we will say the same thing that w...Read More
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To the Editor: I’m responding to the article in last week’s paper about Brian Cornell’s gift of money toward his van from the Swanville Lions Club. In 2012 I was in need of a lift for my scooter and adaptive hand controls for my van, so I could get around independently. I went to the [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: Mary Warner of the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) wrote a wonderful interesting article in their last newsletter. It is about the ravine right in the center of downtown Little Falls. How fortunate you are to have her to research, draw maps to keep us informed on the making ...Read More
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One of my saddest and happiest days in school was the first day I wore my glasses, in the third grade. I already disliked my ears, which stuck out, and now I was the only kid with glasses. I felt super ugly and hated the idea of going to school. Fortunately, a teacher intervened. She [...]...Read More
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We have four special days coming up in the next eight days, one of them officially designated as such by the federal government, and three organized by the barons of commerce. The first is, of course, Thanksgiving. The day is traditionally supposed to be a day to count our blessings, but over time h...Read More
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Here’s some good news, looking ahead to the 2015 Minnesota Legislature’s discussions about improving public schools. Two leading Minnesota Senate Democrats described several of their priorities as similar to those described last week by leading House Republicans. While this doesn’t ensure agre...Read More
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To the Editor: Now that the elections are over and spring is coming in about five – six months, it is time to consider highways and byways. Problem: if you are coming from the north on Highway 10 and you miss the exit near McDonald’s, VFW to go into Little Falls, you have no chance [...]...Read More
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By Brian Middendorf, Guest Columnist The Morrison County Attorney’s Office provides the citizens of the county with a wide variety of services. This article will focus on our services for crime victims. Being a victim of a crime can be a very difficult experience. Whether you or a family member h...Read More
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By Jeanette Eller Watland, Guest Columnist Recently The Record published a story regarding the demise of bees. While this is an important topic to discuss, there are some areas of this story that need to be further addressed. Honeybees have been on the decline in recent years, with the winter of 20...Read More
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The second annual enrollment period for MNsure, Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, begins in earnest this week, and that provides both good news and bad news. The good news is that by creating a state exchange, Minnesotans who receive subsidies are covered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a...Read More
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The 7th Judicial District, which includes Morrison County, had two unusual elections this fall. They were unusual because they were contested, meaning that an incumbent judge had a challenger. Under Minnesota’s state Constitution, we elect our judges, but that is in name only. The reality is that ...Read More
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The Republican wave that allegedly swept across the country, didn’t start in eastern Manitoba and western Ontario. It must have started in Alberta, because it roared from the Rocky Mountain states deep into Dixie, flushing Democrats from office all over the place. But not in Minnesota. We have big...Read More
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To the Editor: I’m aware that I’ve been marginalized to “persona non grata” by many in my community, but that was crystalized when I realized the Chamber of Commerce decided to cancel long-standing candidate debates. Why did they do this? Well, in his Aug. 6 column, Record editor, and former...Read More
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