Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I would hope that the recent “disaster” that struck Caledonia’s historic jail was not the result of some intentional neglect in order to hasten its demise. If the building was left unheated and unattended during a typical Minnesota winter, is it any wonder a flood of this magnitude could occur. There are [...]

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To the Editor: Should taxpayer dollars be spent foolishly just because it is “recommended?” Should taxpayers be all right with the fact that we have spent over $400,000 dollars already this year just on Highway Department purchases? Should we be all right knowing that we spent $40,000 dollars for the county engineer to have a [...]

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To the Editor: It’s inevitable; we all expect change. With change, we all hope and sometimes pray that this time it might be in our favor. We’ve all seen the old regime of Houston County commissioners pass on their legacies as each left office. They made a few mistakes, like any of us would. Sometimes [...]

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To the Editor: Spring is officially here. Before you get started with your spring cleaning, perhaps another matter deserves some dusting off — that long-term financial plan. April is National Financial Literacy Month — the perfect time to spring into action when it comes to planning your financial future. According to a 2013 survey by [...]

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To the Editor: I can honestly say that I am more than just a little concerned about frac sand mining. There is something to be said about digging up material that hasn’t been unearthed since the dawn of time – not to mention the unknown chemicals used to extract this sediment. Haven’t we already tried [...]

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