Letters to the Editor

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To the Editor:   Recognizing that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it is appropriate to address domestic violence and the workplace. A common perception of domestic violence is that it only involves physical violence, and that it only impacts one’s home life.  While it is true that...
To the Editor:   Because of the events of the last few weeks, the horrible deaths of Carol and Barry Bennett, dear friends of ours...we felt like we needed to reach out to our community!  Yes, their family was stunned...and so were many of us.    But, what an outpouring of love and support by Long...
To the Editor:   October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, not unlike all other awareness months, special emphasis is put on domestic violence information. This is a good thing, but what about the other eleven months of the year?  So far in Minnesota in 2019, there have been 14 women killed by...
To the Editor:   The family of James Jr. would like to express our heartfelt thanks to everyone who came together to make James’ Make-A-Wish celebration a huge success.  To Make-A-Wish for planning and putting on the event; Mayor Jodi Dixon for her Facebook post and constant help and support;...
To the Editor:   Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week is a time to recognize and celebrate the dedicated and caring individuals in our communities who work tirelessly to make our neighborhoods safer and more vibrant places to live and raise families. These professionals are on duty each...
To The Editor:   In response to the recent column on the newest business coming to town:  I'm trying to figure out why anyone would have issues over Dollar General choosing to locate here in Long Prairie. Take a walk down main street with your eyes wide open and then tell me why this is would be a...
To the Editor:   In the May 29, 2019 edition of the Leader Chuck Wolf says in opening paragraph of his letter to the editor, “I don’t personally support abortion though I believe there are times when they are necessary. However, I am totally pro-choice and believe it’s a woman decision to make not...
To the Editor:   June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. As Americans, we believe in justice for all. Yet we fail to live up to this promise when we allow older members of our society to be abused or neglected. Older people are vital, contributing members of American society and the...
To the Editor:   Over the last few months there has been an increase of fraudulent phone calls. Most of these calls care target Senior Citizens. These calls fall into a few categories. The crooks call and say I am from (Microsoft, Apple, Antivirus Company) your computer is infected. They would like...
To the Editor:   As you may have been made aware, after 43 years of medical marvel, CentraCare Health - Long Prairie’s Dr. Paul VanGorp has announced his plans to retire from practicing medicine. Through those 43 years, there are countless stories regarding Dr. VanGorp’s practice of his medical...

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