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January 19, 2013
Letter: Caring is our reason for being
Since the Courage Cottage is owned and operated by Stevens Community Medical Center, we share the same mission statement: "Caring is our reason for being." I am writing to tell everyone that this mission statement has rubbed off on the members of our community and those in the surrounding...
January 19, 2013 - 5:00am
Letter: Few shopping choices in Morris
Our hats off to the person from Chokio who wrote the article about shopping in Morris. We agree with him one hundred percent. We came to the area from a big city and were surprised that a city the size of Morris had such little choices to shop at. We now drive to Alexandria and do...
January 19, 2013 - 5:00am
January 12, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Christmas Kettle campaign
On behalf of the clients the Salvation Army will be able to serve, I would like to thank the community for their support. We raised $13,855.55 during our Christmas Kettle Campaign. More than 30 individuals and 20 different groups rang bells to make this possible. Their contributions...
January 12, 2013 - 5:05am
Letters to the Editor: Are city leaders talking to Menards, Fleet Farm?
I'm not sure if everything Douglas Harvey Peterson said in his letter is factual (Sun Tribune Jan. 5, 2013) but I do know the story was out that about 50 years ago when 3M was looking for a place to build, Morris was a likely spot, but the rumor goes that a greedy landowner wanted...
January 12, 2013 - 5:02am
January 5, 2013
Letter: Response to the challenge to do 10 percent more shopping in Morris
If everyone from Morris or the Morris area shopped 10 percent more in Morris how would that increase the selection in Morris when most of the things we shop for are not available in Morris to begin with? We would not need to make a resolution to do at least 10 percent less shopping...
January 5, 2013 - 5:00am
Letter: "Assault rifle" use to stir up anti-gun hysteria
It is hard to fight ignorance, I know that is a harsh word but that is what this gun ban stuff seems to be. First what is an "assault rifle"? The word comes from WWII when the first of the smaller automatic rifles came into being and were dubbed "assault rifles" to differentiate it...
January 5, 2013 - 5:00am
December 29, 2012
Letter to the Editor: Dec. 29, 2012
Do 10 percent more in Morris If Morris is "your" town, why don't you make a New Year's resolution to do at least 10 percent more of your shopping in Morris than you did in other years? If all of us who journey to Alexandria to shop at Wal Mart, Fleet Farm, Menards, etc.
December 29, 2012 - 5:00am
December 15, 2012
Letters to the Editor: December 15, 2012
Proposals could threaten child care in area Thank you to the people that attended the Nov. 19 Informational meeting regarding the Infant Mortality Report and Proposed Recommendations. Also thank you to the County Commissioners for your attendance. If the proposed recommendations...
December 15, 2012 - 5:00am
December 8, 2012
Letters to the Editor: December 8, 2012
The Taxpayers Protection Alliance fails on every level Drew Johnson's opinion piece on behalf of the "Taxpayers Protection Alliance" (TPA) in last week's paper ("'All of the Above' Fails on Every Level," Morris Sun Tribune, Dec. 1, 2012) was equal parts misinformation and dishonest...
December 8, 2012 - 5:00am
November 24, 2012
Letters to the Editor: November 24, 2012
Supporting school lunch The school lunch program has recently entered into a new political arena with federal nutrition standards to ensure that meals are healthy and well balanced. This includes caloric limits, portion sizes and fruit and vegetable offerings. Last week, Morris...
November 24, 2012 - 5:00am
November 17, 2012
Letters to the Editor: November 17, 2012
One vote can make a difference Isn't democracy wonderful. If the candidate you voted for does not do what he/she promised, or if he/she does something you don't like, you can always say: "Well, my one vote did not elect him/her, it was somebody else's vote." (Although, sometimes...
November 17, 2012 - 5:00am
November 10, 2012
Letters to the Editor: November 10, 2012
Let's move forward on community issues I would like to address the recent feedback received for the article included in the Morris Human Rights Commission column of the Morris Sun Tribune on Oct. 27, 2012. The original plan for the column by the MHRC was to have 15 articles in honor...
November 10, 2012 - 5:00am
November 3, 2012
Letters to the Editor: November 3, 2012
Small arms treaty is global gun control scheme Ron Jacobson in last week's paper said the Obama Administration has done nothing to curtail his Second Amendment rights. Maybe true, but as he told the president of Russia, "I will have more leeway after the election." Recently his...
November 3, 2012 - 5:00am
October 27, 2012
Letters to the Editor: October 27, 2012
Westrom worked to protect life As our State Representative, Torrey Westrom has fought hard to preserve the sanctity of human life. While chair of the House Civil Law Committee, Torrey helped pass bills that would have reduced the number of abortions in our state. One of those would...
October 27, 2012 - 3:51pm
October 20, 2012
Letters to the Editor: October 20, 2012
Westrom supports education policies for rural students As the former Superintendent of Alexandria's Public Schools, I have monitored Torrey Westrom's support of education. Over the past two years Torrey supported education policies that help students, especially those in rural schools....
October 20, 2012 - 5:00am