Opinion

Howard Lestrud A 30-year career with the Minnesota State Patrol came to a close officially on July 1 for Sgt. Curt Mowers, of Brainerd. Mowers, 55, is well-known through many Minnesota newspapers, including those of ECM Publishers, for his traffic safety column, “Ask a Trooper.” Mowers has regularly answered questions of readers, even from around the [...]

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Don Heinzman ECM Editorial Contributor   I recently had the chance to talk with Bloomington native Kent Hrbek about the upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star game, set for Tuesday, July 15, at Target Field. Hrbek, former All-Star first baseman for the Minnesota Twins, said he has mixed feelings about the game. He, naturally, is looking [...]

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To the Editor: This letter is in response to the Houston County July 8 board meeting video addressing the county engineer’s proposed new building. I call it the county engineer’s monument because he is unwilling to listen to others or compromise. Seems it’s (pun intended) his way or the highway. Seems commissioners Storlie, Walters and [...]

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To the Editor:   The above line is quoted from Isaiah 58:7 and it still applies today. The yearly Houston County food shelf summer drive is again being sponsored by ECM-Caledonia Argus from July 14 to July 26. This is a very important event since it is the major food drive for the summer. If [...]

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