Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I enjoyed reading about the old the DNR is to be commended for their decisive action to ensure important new laws to protect trout streams from silica sand mining are not ignored. The law is straightforward and requires silica sand mines within one mile of a trout stream to get a DNR [...]

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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: I have been a regular reader of the Argus for several years while living away and now as a La Crescent resident.  I am dismayed by the recent “column” by Mr. Zmyewski.  His column was clearly campaigning for his re-election.  I have no issue with discussion regarding potential frac sand mining, but [...]

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To the Editor:   Just before their regular meeting on June 3, I served a Writ of Mandamus to each of the five Commissioners on behalf of the plaintiffs – some of whom live near a proposed silica sand mine owned by a county employee. Sheriff’s Deputy Erickson wants to start mining silica sand there [...]

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