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Thank you Jim Jenson

To the Editor, Thank you to Jim Jenson for submitting the article in regards to the “Organizing for Action” group and reminding me to sign up and become a member. Even though the article Mr. Jenson submitted was not completely accurate, I was...

 

Published in the New York Post on September 18, 2017

To the Editor, Written by: Ray Vincent I do not understand how living in a country with its democracy established over 200 years ago, and now, for the first time in history, suddenly we have one of our former presidents set up a group called...

 

Cold Weather/New Tax Laws

To the Editor, I am beginning to understand why this country has so many snowbirds. Cold used to be an inconvenience, now it is debilitating. For over thirty years, I worked outside all day almost everyday and never got used to or liked temperature e...

 

Accusations destroy Careers

To the Editor, I am not in any way defending a sexual predator, but it seems that women are coming out of the wood work with complaints. There are some really big names and careers going down in flames because of them. Most defend themselves. Our...

 

Roseau is a great place to live

Dear Editor, We were delighted to see the attractive new sign for the Roseau City Center which was installed near the Highway Bridge. Congratulations and thanks are due to our city planner, mayor, council and everyone else who helped accomplish the...

 

Hunting Season and Politics

Dear Editor: Rifle season is in the past tense one more time. After nearly fifty years a lot of the excitement is gone. It took over forty years for that to happen, so there are no complaints. Family members shot enough to supply venison for as much...

 

To the editor in reply to Mr. Norman Kveen's letter in the November 4th issue of the Roseau Times-Region.

To the Editor, The Roseau Lake area has a rich history and is locally referred to as the Lake Bottom. At the western edge of the lake, near the Roseau River, there is believed to be a Native American burial ground. It is believed that there was a vil...

 

Roseau Lake Bottom Project

To Whom It May Concern, Many settlers in Roseau County lived and raised families in the Roseau Lake bottom. The Gunda Erickson Family, Mike Nordgarded and Kenneth Stoe farmed there. The Mickelson Family spent their lives on the Island. Their children...

 

The Good Old Days

To the Editor, I was thinking the other day about how much has changed in the sixty or so years that there are memories from. Besides a family trying to raise a big garden and probably a couple of pigs and chickens for eggs and to eat, it was basic...

 

Ditch and Land Tax

To the Editor, It’s surprising how a farmer struggles to try and get a ditch cleaned, when he pays ditch tax and land tax and has never asked for any help before. Now it’s like asking for a million dollars and can’t get anywhere. We’re...

 

REPORT PROVES PROPERTY TAX LEVELS SHOULD DECLINE, THANKS TO REPUBLICAN REFORMS

To the Editor, As chairman of the Minnesota House Property Tax Division, I was confident that the $650 million tax relief proposal championed and approved by legislative Republicans last session would ultimately result in reducing property taxes...

 

Community Support

To the Editor, I visited Roseau last week for the first time in over 30 years. Unfortunately, it was not for a vacation. I came to attend the funeral service of my brother Jerry. (I knew him as Benj…short for Benjamin, his middle name). I knew...

 

Russians

To the Editor, This is a speech Vladimir Putin gave to the Russian Congress. In Russia live like Russians. Any minority from anywhere, if it wants to live in Russia, to work and eat in Russia, it should speak Russian, and should respect all Russian...

 

Politics

To the Editor, What is wrong with this country? Have sports taken over? Before Rome fell sports had became the number one concern of the land. Can’t we learn anything from history? Oh ya thats right, we pretty much deny having one. Evidently we...

 

Social Assistance

To the Editor, I read this letter written by a Florida ER doctor and thought it should be shared. Today I had a 25-year-old with 8 kids that’s right 8, all illegal Anchor Babies and she had the nicest nails, cell phone, hand bag, clothing, etc....

 

My Great Aunt's Garden

To the Editor, After talking to several people about my age, I figured out we all have one thing in common. After turning sixty there seems to be more friends, relatives, and aquaintances dead than alive. I don’t know why, but my better half and I...

 

Malung Pencer School Reunion

To the Editor, We would like to thank all the people who worked so hard on the Malung-Pencer School Reunion. What a wonderful afternoon of visiting and rekindling friendships. It takes a lot to work to plan such an event. Many thanks to the...

 

THIS AND THAT

To the Editor, I just got done mowing woody vegetation or brush in the CRP up at my dads. It was cut two years ago and in places the regrowth is eight to ten feet tall! Anyone that needs a quick snow fence, willow brush is the way to go. The fair...

 

The Roseau County Fair

To the Editor. I just wanna write a couple lines about the Roseau County Fair. I’ve been going to the fair the last 15-20 years and it keeps getting worse and worse every year. And not just me, but quite a few other people have noticed how bad the...

 

To the Roseau County Fair Board

To the Editor, The summer of 1988 I decided to put in place an asphalt paved walkway at the fair grounds. This was mainly for the benefit of anything with wheels like strollers and wheel chairs that had to contend with the loose sand. I also made an...

 

Response from State Auditor Otto

In his column regarding the Office of the State Auditor and county audits, Representative Dan Fabian misstates or ignores the facts surrounding an unfortunate situation facing several Minnesota counties. He is certainly welcome to his opinion, but...

 

State Auditor's Actions Hurt Northwest Minnesota

To the Editor, Submitted by: State Rep. Dan Fabian’s Office. State Auditor Rebecca Otto is playing politics at the expense of Northwest Minnesota taxpayers. After the Legislature passed a law signed by Governor Dayton in 2015 expanding the...

 

This and that

To the Editor, This has got to be the first summer with almost no mosquitos til into July in the history of Roseau County! It was a real treat to be outside and not even think about them. Recent rains have changed that and brought us back to reality...

 

Thought I should tell someone, of my good luck

To the Editor, On my way to my place on Oak Island Minn. on Lake of the Woods,; It was Sunday June 11th, I think. I stopped for gas and a few groceries at Riverfront station in Wannaska. Getting gas the owner, named Rusty ,came up to me and said I...

 

"Kids and Phones" "What's with the Phones these days"

To the Editor, Does anyone else see this phone epidemic sweeping the country, besides me? Does it bother anybody? Take a look around us these days, any waiting room, Dr.s office, in cars, restaurants, where are the kid’s heads? in their phones....

 

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