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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 »»

Question for voters

October 28, 2014 To the editor: When your elected representatives go around saying they support something, say a 5 percent raise for home health workers, you want to believe them. more »»

Swedzinski helped my family

October 28, 2014 To the editor: In 2011, Rep. Chris Swedzinski co-authored Jacob’s Law, a law that protects children who have experienced sexual abuse. more »»

Sturrock will better Marshall

October 28, 2014 To the editor: I am writing in support of David Sturrock for Marshall City Council, Ward Two. I have known David for nearly 20 years. more »»

Supports Peterson in CD7

October 28, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of our Congressman Collin Peterson. more »»

Driessen will put people before party

October 28, 2014 To the editor: Minnesotans living in Northern Lyon County deserve elected officials who reach across the aisle and put partisan differences aside to get things don. more »»

Save the hate, president needs support

October 28, 2014 To the editor: In order to keep my letter short I will not challenge the many hate-filled statements that Mr. Nafziger made about our president in his letter of Oct. 23. more »»

‘Why the cruelty?’

October 25, 2014 To the editor: A new Minnesota law states “if a cat or dog is used in taxpayer-funded research and is in good health, it must be put up for adoption. more »»

Supporting Swedzinski

October 24, 2014 To the editor: Representative Chris Swedzinski has been and effective voice for our region. There are many accomplishments Rep. more »»

Swedzinski thanked for work for southwest Minnesota

October 24, 2014 To the editor: As mayor of Marshall, I express my appreciation for the work of Representative Chris Swedzinski. more »»

Obama — ‘Mr. Pretend’

October 23, 2014 To the editor: Barack Hussein Obama is a pretend American, a pretend member of the Democrats and a pretend president. more »»

We must appreciate human life

October 22, 2014 To the editor: I am a Vikings fan and Adrian Peterson was a favorite of mine. I was shocked and disappointed when I saw pictures of his son and the bruises on his little body. more »»

Peterson an easy choice in 7th

October 21, 2014 To the editor: Long-standing farm and business champion, Congressman Collin Peterson, is being challenged this year by a little known but aggressively promoted state senator from near Fergus Falls. more »»

Caron would be ‘great fit’ for MPS Board

October 17, 2014 To the editor: I believe Dion Caron would be a great fit for the Marshall Public School Board. more »»

Westrom an excellent choice

October 16, 2014 To the editor: There are a lot of things about the national political environment that are messed up. more »»

Stand up for and honor God

October 15, 2014 To the editor: In our country, the United States of America, it has become a custom to quietly stand when our flag passes by, or when our national anthem is played or sung. more »»

Response to carbon tax story

October 14, 2014 To the editor: This is in response to the Oct. 1, “Push for a carbon tax continues. more »»

Caron would be good fit on MPS school board

October 9, 2014 To the editor: I am writing you today to voice my confidence in the job that I believe Dion Caron would do as a school board member at Marshall Public Schools. more »»

 
 
 

 

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