Letters to the Editor

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Letter to the Editor:   Each April a campaign is launched by sexual assault awareness organizations in the United States in an effort to raise public awareness of the often times unreported and unspoken crime of sexual assault and rape. These crimes happen more often than we would like to think,...
Letter to the Editor:   I always look forward to spring time, one of my favorite times of the year. I also look forward to one of my favorite patriotic holidays that comes in the spring that being Memorial Day.  To me this holiday is a special time to remember our deceased veterans, a time to...
Letter to the Editor:   Millions of people’s lives are impacted by crime every year. April 10-16, 2016 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week – a time to celebrate progress, raise awareness of victims’ rights and services, and stand with our families, neighbors, friends and colleagues whose lives...
Letter to the Editor:   A few weeks ago, on one of those glorious warm weekends in March, I put on a baseball cap and took a long stroll through town. From my quiet nest of townhouses behind the hospital I walked westward, looping alongside Highway 287, past the golf course piled high with melting...
Letter to the Editor,                        Tuesday’s Republican Presidential Preference Poll taken at the precinct caucuses had a different result in Todd County than in Congressional District 7 and in the entire State. In Todd County our preferences came in as follows:  Senator Ted Cruz 179, Mr...
To the Editor:   Pope Francis recently visited Mexico. While there he offered hope for the suffering and impoverished in that country. Upon departing he made a comment directed at those of us across the border. Build bridges he said. Don’t build walls. He was, in particular, referring to our...
Letter to the Editor:   The Todd County DFL reminds everyone that 2016 is the year that we will elect a new president and all 134 of our state representatives. The process of choosing candidates begins with the precinct caucuses. This year those caucuses will be held on March 1. Registration will...
Letter to the Editor:   I think Towle Road in last week’s paper was fulminating about the recent dust up in Maryland over a school’s inclusion of some Islamic script in its world history curriculum.  “Do you folks remember the list of things some author wanted to know if we remembered?”   Towle...
Letter to the Editor:   A tax supported government program took the land from the natives and allowed the benefactors to sell some to me. I support our troops, not war. My government assistance experience follows: My family consisted of a WWll truck driver and his working spouse, dad later became a...
Letter to the Editor:   As The Salvation Army’s 2015 service unit chair in Todd County, I would like to say thank you to our friends and supporters who have given donations and their time to The Salvation Army. The Christmas Fund Raising Campaign is The Salvation Army’s most vital, fundraiser...

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