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Editor's note: This in the final issue of the Sun Tribune in which Letters to the Editor related to election races will be published before the Nov. 2 election. Any need for rebuttal letters will be left to the discretion of the Sun Tribune editorial staff. Westrom's right on life issues The federal health care package now being unveiled, bit by bit, holds many unknowns. However, we do know that at least som abortions will be covered by our tax monies and end of life decisions could end up in the hands of a committee.
Editor's note: The Sun Tribune will publish Letters to the Editor related to election races until Saturday, Oct. 23. The letters policy for the length of election letters is 300 words.
Editor's note: The Sun Tribune will publish Letters to the Editor related to election races until Saturday, Oct. 23. The letters policy for election letters is 300 words. Letters exceeding the limit may be edited. Storck is best pick in District 2 I urge you to vote for Steve Storck for Stevens County Commissioner for District 2. I know Steve will do a terrific job as a commissioner, just as he has done as president of the Stevens County Agricultural Society, also known as the fair board.
Looking for stolen signs On my morning walk on Saturday, I was disappointed to see that all of the lawn signs along East 7th Street supporting the DFL-endorsed candidates for office were stolen. Coincidentally, none of the yard signs supporting Torrey Westrom were removed.
Smith is right for 11A There is no doubt the timing is right for new representation for West Central Minnesota. I just finished reading Torrey Westrom's four page personal advertisement. This self- serving propaganda is quite concerning if you actually read through it. He talks about helping education, and all you have to do is talk to a local educator to find out Torrey has done nothing to help education in Minnesota. In fact, along with Gov.
Peterson needs to be retired Incessant spending, expansion of government, utter disregard for our Constitution and the will of the people which our current Congress, under the extreme left leadership of Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid have been engaging in, serving as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama's socialistic agenda, has caused a sleeping giant to wake up and take notice. We need to unseat incumbents who are enhancing the present move toward socialism.
Theft takes fair fun away I am writing this letter with a knot in my stomach. I had taken some exhibits to the Stevens county fair for my dad this past week. He does some painting on saw blades and other items which I really enjoy looking at as having someone who can do things like this in my family is a blessing. We thought it would be a good idea to bring them to the fair for others to enjoy, but to our dismay when we got to the fair on Sunday to pick them up we had found that someone had stolen one.
Living in Bill's Minnesota You know, I wish I lived in the same Minnesota that District 11 Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen apparently lives in. The Minnesota that's not facing a substantial budget deficit. The Minnesota where everyone who wants to work has a job that supports them and their family. The Minnesota where we have the ability to fully fund our schools, cities and counties, as they provide the services we need them to provide. Unfortunately, I live in the real Minnesota, a state that is going to have to face some tough times and make some difficult decisions.
Morris Home Care eliminated I am writing to thank the community of Morris and the surrounding areas for supporting our efforts at Lakeland Hospice & Home Care. We are an organization with two separate agencies to serve people with loving, compassionate care. We provide in-home health care for patients who are in need of services following an injury, hospitalization, surgery or other illness. Our second agency, Lakeland Hospice, provides hospice care, which serves patients who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. As of Aug.
McCannon best county candidate I would like to remind everyone that Tuesday, August 10 is the primary election for Stevens County District 5 Commissioner. (District 5 is the northwest part of Morris and the northwest part of Stevens County.) I believe Roger McCannon is the best candidate for county commissioner. Over the past 30 years Roger has grappled with the critical challenges facing our county. He has served our county and city on numerous boards and committees -- from the Morris School Board to Ag Extension to the Rural Development Council to the Association of Minnesota Counties.