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Letters to the Editor

Column on Rittenhouse lacks honesty

To the editor: “Kyle Rittenhouse is now due another sort of justice” is the headline of a syndicated columnist’s article in the Independent. (11/30/21) When everything that has been said about the Rittenhouse case, whether he had good intentions or not, one false statement was ...

Looking back at good and bad times

To the editor: Believe it or not, I’m old enough to remember the glory days of the “Roaring Twenties.” The sun shown brightly and money was plentiful. Women were cutting their hair, shortening their skirts, rolling their stockings and putting rouge . There were “gigolas” and ...

Time to hold representatives accountable

To the editor: The majority of people are getting frustrated with the goings on in Washington DC and our state capitals. It’s like watching a very bad soap opera. Political spats between our representatives and senators over who want to spend more and more of “our” money. We the ...

Support your local Marshall Area YMCA

To the editor: Since it’s opening on July 15, 2003, the Marshall Area YMCA has been a major factor in meeting the physical, social and mental health needs for those living in SW Minnesota. The Y’s mission of “creating programs and services that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for ...

Ignoring the truth in Rittenhouse trial

To the editor: Ignoring the truth can be foolish as in the story of the “Emperor’s New Clothes” when a child was the only one not deceived by words. Ignoring the truth can also be dangerous when it undermines a sense of physical well-being and the honor of a justice system. The ...

Coach Sauter — a winner

To the editor: Thank you Coach Sauter — you will be missed by this member of the first ever football team at Southwest. I have followed Mustang football from a distance for his entire tenure. Even though I have had few interactions with him over the years, each time I did he was very ...