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January 31, 2015 Congrats to the Independent To the editor: It is exciting when your local newspaper comes home with so many awards. Congratulations to all of you there who made it happen. more »»

 
 
 
Defining a ‘classic war hero’

January 27, 2015 To the editor: If I knew columnist Rich Lowry personally, I would write to him, but I do not. more »»

GOP: Go after DFL on abortion

January 27, 2015 To the editor: It’s been 42 years already since America authorized legal killing of children by abortion. Some of those kids would have now been grandparents. more »»

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January 21, 2015 When is ‘freedom of speech’ not free? To the editor: “Before the slayings at the weekly publication, Charlie Hebdo, the newspaper had received repeated threats for lampooning Muhammed. more »»

Early presidential prospects

January 21, 2015 With 2015 just getting under way, the buzz of political activity makes it seem almost as if we are already in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. more »»

Beheadings and dismemberments

January 20, 2015 To the editor: Wow, what a year for violence and evil! James Foley, Steven Stotloff, David Haines, Allen Henning and Peter Kassig all beheaded by ISIL Islam fundamentalists and everyone condemned by... more »»

Who are we to insult others?

January 20, 2015 To the editor: (Monday was) Martin Luther King Jr. Day — a day to respect and think of the rights of others. more »»

Public Forum for Jan. 14

January 14, 2015 Thanks to Boedigheimer To the editor: I would like to thank Mike Boedigheimer for his outstanding service to the city of Marshall by serving on the city council for 26 year. more »»

Stop this manure before it’s too late

January 13, 2015 To the editor: Brookings County, South Dakota: Planning & Zoning has approved on a 6-3 vote a 3,999 head CAFO (factory farm) dairy. more »»

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January 8, 2015 Can both sides of solar project be happy? The answer is no To the editor: I wish to respond to the Dec. more »»

The HSUS is not what you think

January 6, 2015 To the editor: Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), based in Washington, DC, is enemy No 1. They are behind all anti-hunting and trapping efforts in the U.S. more »»

Vesta supports Molly and her café

December 24, 2014 To the editor: This letter is in reference to the Vesta cafe and operator Molly Wagner. An article (in the Wabasso Standard) was recently printed stating that Molly had a food violation at the cafe. more »»

A team of real Saints

December 17, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of our school community, the girls basketball team at Lac qui Parle Valley wants to commend coach Brady DeBaere, (formerly of Marshall) and his staff and players along with... more »»

So much support for the theater in Canby

December 17, 2014 To the editor: I'd like to add to the nice article in the Canby News about our theatre. In less than one year much has been accomplished but some projects still need to be completed. more »»

Public forum

December 16, 2014 If we condone detainee torture, what example are we setting? To the editor: This is a difficult letter to write because emotions on both sides run deep. more »»

Give thanks and believe in miracles

December 10, 2014 To the editor: The dictionary defines a miracle as being supernatural or extra ordinary. Well, I dare to say God is the one who is responsible for them. more »»

Thanks for support

December 5, 2014 To the editor: I wish to thank those who elected me three times and supported me as mayor. My goal was to have Canby known as the “clean town” again. more »»

Factory farms vs. the environment

November 19, 2014 To the editor: If South Dakota wants to see what factory farming (CAFO’s) does to an environment, a community, and the small family farmer, they need to look no farther than Northwest Ohi. more »»

The Clean Water Act: Final thoughts as public comment period ends

November 18, 2014 To the editor: The Clean Water Act has brought progress to Minnesota lakes and rivers, but in order to continue on the path to success we must protect all the waterways in Minnesota. more »»

Drugs and arms

November 7, 2014 To the editor: It appears that in this great country we have the right to seek happiness, but somewhere we lost the true meaning of what happiness means and we are seeking happiness through drugs. more »»

Vienna Boys Choir

November 6, 2014 To the editor: I wish to remind everyone to not miss the Vienna Boys Choir performance this Friday evening, Nov. 7, 7:30 pm, at the Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts. more »»

 
 
 

 

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January 27, 2015 Schwan Food Co. received an honorable mention in 98 Country DJ Pete Hanson’s list of “20 Things Minnesotans Should Brag About (But Don’t Because It’s Not Nice). more »

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