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To the Editor: I was happy and supportive when my grandson decided to start training to be a police officer. On the news this last week, 27 cops were killed in the line of duty. Thanks Democrats for putting Obama and Eric Holder in charge of law enforcement, that in most cases favors the cop [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: The kicker of Robin Hensel’s jury trial was the testimony of city attorney Toni Wetzel. When asked about the placement of Hensel’s chair for which Hensel was given a citation for a misdemeanor in 2013, Wetzel said, “There have to be rules.” The purpose of Hensel moving her cha...Read More
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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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