Letters to the Editor

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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To the Editor: Memorial Day is the day Americans set aside to honor those brave men and women who met tragic ends during times of war. We must use this day to honor their sacrifices, to pray for their families and to bow our heads in recognition of their service. We must never forget. You [...]

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To the Editor: For what it is worth, I want to share my admiration and hope for Houston County. I have been a public health professional for more than 20 years. I have come to understand that one of the key foundations to individual and community health and quality of life is having influence in [...]

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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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