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Even off duty, they’re her heroes

January 28, 2016 To the editor: On my noon hours on the days I work I usually go to a park in Marshall, kick back, and listen to “Focus on the Family” on the radio. more »»

Tray update

January 26, 2016 To the editor: Readers may recall that a few years ago, a large silver tray was pictured in the Marshall Independen. more »»

Warm feelings in cold weather

January 19, 2016 To the editor: When something good happens to me at the hands of others, I have often thought of sharing the experience via a letter to the editor. more »»

Too much Trump from AP

January 19, 2016 To the editor: We, the People of the United States of America, were given an opportunity to learn how some of the presidential candidates intend to lead our country, Thursday evening (1/14/16. more »»

A little more Marshall hockey history

January 13, 2016 To the editor: A previous letter relating to Marshall hockey and its expansion and growth over the years was well written. more »»

A U.S. Supreme Court case that could harm our community

January 12, 2016 To the editor: On Monday, Jan. 11, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for the case Friedrichs v. California Teachers Associatio. more »»

School lunches: A response from MPS

January 9, 2016 To the editor: A letter to the editor from John Kass appeared in the Marshall Independent on Jan. 6, 2016 (“Austerity’s role in reducing school lunch deficit”), to which I would like to respond. more »»

Austerity’s role in reducing school lunch deficit

January 6, 2016 To the editor: I would like to draw your attention to a recent story presented on the front page of the Independent, top of the fold, titled, “Negative lunch balances plague MPS. more »»

Hockey in Marshall

January 5, 2016 To the editor: I had a blast skating in the Marshall Hockey Alumni game held this past Dec. 26. Big deal, right? Well, it is if you were an aspiring hockey player living in Marshall in the late 1960s. more »»

Where are the birds?

January 5, 2016 To the editor: Where are the birds? Up to two years ago, my yard was full of chickadees, juncos, house finches, golden finch, etc. Now there are none. more »»

Central Catholic High School

December 24, 2015 To the editor: One of my long range projects is to write a history of Marshall’s short-lived Central Catholic High School (1950-1967), hope to have it done by the 50th anniversary of its closing. more »»

Celebrating Jesus

December 24, 2015 To the editor: At Christmas time, we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of he who is the word of God made flesh, in the form of a living human being. He is Jesus Christ, God and Man. more »»

‘Fox and Geese’

December 18, 2015 To the editor: If you are familiar with the game “Fox and Geese” you know that a big circle is tramped out in new snow, and then further tramped into pieces of eight. more »»

More on Trump

December 15, 2015 To the editor: In his Dec. 9 editorial, Per Peterson lavishes praise on Donald Trump saying, “... more »»

Trump’s ideas would change this country for the worse

December 12, 2015 To the editor: You titled your Trump editorial with the question: “Trump isn’t right, but how wrong is he?” In the course of the essay you asked several more questions along the same vein. more »»

You’re welcome

December 11, 2015 To the editor: This is to the person who almost drove head-on into me yesterday (Dec. 10) during my morning commute on County Road 11 just north of Tracy. more »»

We need a discussion on mental illness

December 1, 2015 To the editor: Thank you for your article, “Angel at His Side,” by Anna Haecherl on 11/24. It is important for the media to facilitate a discussion regarding mental illnesses. more »»

Darkness or light?

November 21, 2015 To the editor: In the advent of yet another tragic terrorist attack we have a choice — let fear lead to massive distrust and hatred, or see it as another reason to stand strong and face fear with... more »»

Foster parent or fostering to adopt

November 13, 2015 To the editor: There continues to be a need to expand the pool of foster parents in the Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Rock, Pipestone, and Redwood counties. more »»

Leave God out of it?

November 12, 2015 To the editor: I was enjoying one of the talk shows I listen to on a daily basis. There was a caller being interviewed who has been married to his wife (a woman) for over 20 years. more »»



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