Letters to the Editor

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To the Editor:   As a college community, we have struggled with how best to respond to the recent act of violence against George Floyd and historically against people of color and American Indians, locally, across the state and our nation. We share the pain, anger and frustration reflected...
To the Editor:   Elder abuse is widespread. Every year an estimated 1 in 10 older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. And that’s only part of the picture: Experts believe that elder abuse is significantly under-reported, in part because so many of our communities lack...
To the Editor:    I remember back in the 1980’s when farmers were being confronted by an economic crisis more severe than any since the Great Depression. At that time, many farmers and farm related businesses were facing financial ruin. It was during that time of crisis that St Cloud Catholic...
To the Editor:   The Todd County CAD (Creating A Difference) Coalition deeply appreciates Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka for supporting legislation that raises Minnesota’s tobacco age to 21. Thanks to the bipartisan efforts of lawmakers like Senator Gazelka, Minnesota is the 25th state to sign...
To the editor:   I’m always in awe of the generosity of various organizations, businesses and individuals in our community and surrounding area as they donate food  or money to the Long Prairie Emergency Food Pantry. It’s heartwarming to see the care and concern for those less fortunate and gong...
To the Editor:   It’s become increasingly evident that the irregular column, called Towel Road, found in the LP Leader is being written by bots,  A bot is a computer system that hides in the weeds (think snake in the grass) and automatically generates false information for social media about...
To the Editor:   To the Class of 2020 You are creating history right now! You have the choice of how you move forward. The future is yours to create and I challenge you to make our world a better place. Congratulations on your achievement during these difficult times.   Chuck Wolf Long Prairie 
To the Editor:   A recent proposal to set a minimum Class I price mover was shot down in record time.  Had it been successful, the rock bottom commodity prices that are killing everyone would not take such an enormous toll on Class I prices.  Every dairy farmer who is regulated in any Federal Order...
To the Editor:   I'm writing to express my appreciation to Debra Bellman for the well researched information in her 4/15/20 Letter to the Editor.  Several people, in or from this community, including me, send in letters based on our opinions but this is the stuff we should use to determine a course...
To the Editor:    On April 15th former Long Prairie Legion baseball coach and teacher in the 1970's, Jim Pettersen, passed away.  Coach Pettersen, who served as an assistant coach and later as head coach at North Dakota State University was an avid supporter of baseball until his untimely death...

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