Letters to the Editor

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To the Editor:   I believe there are many of us who are weary of the political campaigning of this season.  My adult granddaughter asked me ironically if it were possible to get a do-over.  Get rid of both candidates and start again with fresh ideas.  Personally, I am weary of half truths and...
To the Editor:   I find it sad to see Biden signs around town. A vote for Biden is a vote for socialism. I am not willing to give up all the rights we are guaranteed in The Constitution of the United States. With a Biden presidency law abiding citizens would be forced to give up their guns. Supreme...
To the Editor:   Things to consider regarding the Supreme Court:  the two most powerful Republicans, Trump and McConnell, have very different motivations here.  Trump has only gain here as he has almost nothing else to run on and desperately needs every game changer he can get. McConnell knows that...
To the Editor:   Having been raised in small town U.S.A., Long Prairie, my parents taught me if you can’t say anything good about a person, don’t say anything at all. I assume Tim King’s parents didn’t teach him that.  Not liking a president for his policies is one thing, but to bash President...
To the Editor:   In an effort to clear out excess clutter, we held a free garage sale.  Our objective was to get rid of unneeded, but usable, items. We just asked that anyone who took something make a donation to either the Long Prairie Fire Department or the Long Prairie Emergency Food Pantry. ...
To the Editor:   Page 6A of the 6-24-20 issue from the Leader has a three-column headline that states that “Richard Dahl seeks to unseat Sen. Paul Gazelka in Dist. 9.” Is this an editorial, or is it a news article? If the latter, it is rife with fake news. The second sentence of the lead paragraph...
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...

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