Letters to the Editor

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To the Editor:   I was troubled to read that the Todd County Board of Commissioners are considering spending close to $100,000 to pave a portion of the Todd County Fairgrounds Midway in front of the Expo Building.   The rationale for doing this, according to the county engineer, is that it was...
To the Editor:   Covid-19 is a hot button topic for me. I am a survivor who thought he was going to die, and I believe I have long term (load haul) symptoms. What does this have to do with playing the odds? I have a few people that have told me that they are not going to get vaccinated because 246...
To the Editor   Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has challenged the Nation to confront and remove barriers to achieving justice for all victims of crime. Each year, communities across the country revisit the history of the victims’ rights movement, celebrate the progress made...
To the Editor:   Our Republican Representative Michelle Fischbach voted against President Biden’s COVID relief bill. In a press release, she called the much-needed assistance the plan will bring to our area a “barrel of pork.”  Let’s take a look at some of this so called ‘‘pork.”  Biden’s COVID...
To the Editor:   Yes! Spring is here! Time to get outside, enjoy the warmer weather, see your neighbors and breathe some fresh air! I do not know about you but, this winter flew by. I did not get all the projects done as I wanted to. I guess there is always next winter.  Strong winds were also...
To the Editor:   In the Bible, in Acts 16:16-40, we read about two Christian men of God, Paul and Silas, who were put in prison for sharing the gospel. Lkely their backs were bleeding from being beaten, and their feet held has in rigid stocks, and possibly with no hope of ever being set free again...
To the Editor:   Minnesota’s School Bus Driver Appreciation Week is coming up! This year we get an entire week to celebrate what our great employees do; the week starts February 22 and ends February 26.  School bus drivers across the entire nation deserve now more than ever to be recognized; this...
To the Editor:   Governor Walz said the following about his proposed budget for Minnesota in an online story from KSTP Eye Witness News: “Not every Minnesotan was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic equally. We know the COVID-19 pandemic hit our working families, small businesses, and students...
To the Editor:   It’s time to raise the minimum wage.  Yes, that is correct.  Right now, in the middle of an economic recession, when eight million additional people have fallen into poverty since last summer, it is time to raise the minimum wage.  It is time to raise both the federal minimum wage...
To the Editor:   It is a good thing I don’t have high blood pressure or I would have to quit reading “Letters to the Editor” and “One Man’s Perspective.” Why is it you Democrats think you are always right and us Republicans are always wrong? I am very disappointed that you are bashing my wonderful...

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