Opinion

This spring, my grandson and I decided to grow our own pumpkins. He is of that age when making jack o’lanterns at Halloween is a big deal. We planted four seeds, but only two germinated. Off to a slow start, the Secretary of Agriculture at our house went to a greenhouse and bought a pumpkin [...]

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To the editor:  Since the Supreme Court ruling on companies having to provide contraception for employees, the baby killing crowd is up in the air saying they are taking away women’s freedom and rights. Not so. We are trying to hold on to rights and freedom. We do not need our government to tell us [...]

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To the editor:  I recently heard a news report indicating that 150 Mexican custom and border officers were being temporarily transferred from other areas to the southern border. The report never made clear where they would be handcuffed and blindfolded, so I couldn’t tell you if it will be before or after they arrive 200 [...]

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To the editor:  Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs. Instead of electing another unproven candidate and hoping for the best, we need a leader with the experience, ability and a desire to work with others to solve problems. I agree with former Gov. Al Quie, former Sen. Dave Durenberger and the StarTribune. The [...]

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To the editor:  About March 22, an e-mail was sent to the Todd County Second District commissioner, who is also the chairman of the board. The following concerns were addressed: Todd County has approximately a $1.2 million deficit plus budget shortfalls from previous years according to accountant Doug Host. What is being done to address [...]

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To the editor:  The George W. Bush plan for democracy in Iraq seems to be on schedule and having as much success as most all of his decisions. Since another Bush may aspire to the office in the next presidential election, I’m going to editorialize about the last Bush to hold the office. An insight [...]

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To the editor:  I’m 86 years old; the wife is 82. I was 13 years old when the war broke out in 1941, and all during the war we heard on the radio about the threat of saboteurs entering our country and how they could hurt the Americans. All the time, we see how fires [...]

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Below are five paired statements. Read them and see if you agree with one or both of each pair: 1. The federal government spends too much money. The wealthy should pay much more in taxes. 2. Every American should have access to high-quality health care. We spend far too much on health care in the [...]

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