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Letters to the Editor

United Way campaign underway

To the Editor:  I’m extremely excited to be sending a letter to the editor about something I really care about, and that is the United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN). My wife Shana and I moved to Marshall in 1994 and raised two great kids Sadie Zahrbock Schaeffer and Simon Zahrbock, ...

Support our schools, ‘grow our own’

To the editor: I’ve seen the value community partnerships bring to our schools throughout my years working for the city of Marshall. In that same spirit, the referendum seeking to reinstate an operating levy for our school district represents a big opportunity to make important investments ...

Fischbach failed to earn my vote

To the editor: Rep. (Michelle) Fischbach voted against the peaceful transfer of power even after the violent attack on the Capitol and the police officers defending it on Jan. 6. Last week, Fischbach voted against the Electoral College Reform act which will prevent future attempts against ...

Be careful voting in November

To the editor: You can hardly make this up: Biden wanting to give 10K-20K student loan forgiveness to those who promised to pay it back. Biden allowing millions of illegals to cross our border while his Homeland Defense secretary declares that the border is closed. Almost laughable is the ...

Endorsing Gaul for District 15 Senate seat

To the editor: I am writing this letter to express my strong endorsement of Anita Gaul for Minnesota District 15’s Senate seat. In the years I’ve worked with her, I’ve found her to be a reasonable, enlightened colleague and a thoughtful, honest person. As an instructor, Anita is busy ...

Ellison fighting for farmers

To The Editor: I attended a meeting with Attorney General Keith Ellison that was hosted in Marshall at the end of August. Along with 70 other people from SW Minnesota, I heard the Attorney General respond to questions from the crowd for a good hour or more – people raising up the issues ...