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Representative Collin Peterson seems ok without a safe and effective U.S. southern border.

Representative Collin Peterson voted against President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the border, a declaration that is aimed at preventing illegal crossings. Does Representative Peterson realize that there IS an emergency at the...

 

Make America Great Again/Global Warming

A lot of our birds of Spring are back. By how fast the geese in particular manage to have little ones, they must start nesting as soon as their feet hit the ground. Between hunting getting to be a rich mans game and way too many rules, their sheer...

 

Mother Nature is Large and in Charge

Not to say it has been a long winter, but, I now know all the Walton’s first names and also oldest to youngest and most of their friends and neighbors. The same holds true for the Ingalls, Garveys and Olsons from Little House on the Prairie. After...

 

What's Good For The Goose is Good For the Gander

Most residents of Roseau don’t know what our Principal and Athletic Director Ivan Hirst of the Roseau High School has been sending the students. He and his Assistant Principal Mrs. Johnson have been sending out attendance letters “informing...

 

BEYOND DEATH AND TAXES

Have you ever heard someone say, "The only two things we can be sure of (and some people add, "in this life") are death and taxes?" Sometimes it's stated with a grin, especially as April 15th, "tax...

 

TWO THINGS WE AL NEED TO UNDERSTAND ABOUT EACH OTHER, PART 11

In last week’s article I examined the first of two things, which I am persuaded that we all need to understand about each other. First of all, WE ARE A WONDERFUL WORK OF GOD (no exceptions!) Right from childhood we should be able to see this...

 

Walz Challenges Line 3 Pipeline Replacement

Last week, Governor Walz chose to continue challenging the Line 3 pipeline replacement – a badly needed project to replace an aging pipeline that runs across northern Minnesota. The project is critically important for several reasons. Line 3 would...

 

Cyber Bullying is Taking More and More Lives Everyday

For almost a year my family and my company has been under attack from another business owner in town. Through the use of Social Media he has been able to spread his discontent to others in the community. I have personally heard this in town from...

 

Some of my best friends in this life have been democrats

To the Editor, It has been said that truth is stranger than fiction because no one could make this stuff up. The Donald’s SOTU address was received with a seventy-six percent approval rating. How twenty-four percent could disagree with almost...

 

Rather than a Federal shut down

To: MN 7 District Rep. Dan Fabian - February 6,2019 Please do due diligence in getting this information to ND Senator Hoven, Senator Kramer, Congressman Armstrong and MN Congressman Colin Peterson, “I trust that you will”. The military budget...

 

The hatred for anything Trump has gotten to the point of unbelievable

To the Editor, The hatred for anything Trump has gotten to the point of unbelievable. The media drools all over itself with every new story that says outright lies and spreads them gleefully before any investigation for even a shred of truth. Slick...

 

High Standards and Good Character

Dear Pastor Joe, I am responding publicly in this paper to your article in last week’s paper, “Let’s Build a Wall, Not Create One!”. These opinions are solely mine. I do not have the title Pastor, yet learned much under your ministry, while...

 

The Oath of office should be before January 1

My note; Since our newly elected County Attorney will not be sworn in until some time on January 8, 2019. The question I have, does the Roseau County Attorneys office have any authority until after the swearing in is official?….. I would say no...

 

The Wall is a Good Investment

To the Editor, In my ten to twenty second skimming of our Favorite dolts weekly column I couldn’t help but notice I had been given the honor of “Chump of the year.” According to my friend Daniel Webster a chump is a dull, stupid person. If I am...

 

Commissioner meeting

To the Editor, During the November 27th county commissioner meeting, the county board voted to create a committee to implement a project aimed at helping ambulance, fire, and other first responders more quickly locate addresses when responding to...

 

Keep Christ in Christmas

To the Editor, Anyone worried about the future of our country needs to go to our young peoples Christmas program at our school. The quality of all the programs is rivaled only by the enthusiasm our teachers are able to get out of our children and...

 

Call your commissioners , we need signs

To the Editor, The purpose of this letter is to inform residents of Roseau County about a recent decision made by the board of county commissioners regarding the implementation of a project that would aid first responders (i.e., police, fire, and...

 

Free Enterprise and Imagination

To the Editor, I found an old Farm Journal and Farmers Wife magazine dated October 1944 mixed in with some of my mom’s stuff. Here are a couple of advertisements that were too good not to share. The first was put out by Republic Steel of Cleveland...

 

We expect more from our County Attorney

To the Editor, Mrs. Foss, you seem to know we have a drug problem but yet they seem to be getting slaps on the wrist and some not charged or let out after stealing copper or parts off of parked cars. As the chief law officer what are you doing to...

 

County Attorney Election

To the Editor, I have read some of these ads for our current County Attorney and I have noticed how mis-leading they seem in my opinion. You say we are truly innocent until proven guilty-are you the defense attorney or the prosecutor? You talk about...

 

I look forward to her column

To the Editor, In response to the gentleman concerned Ms. Wojciechowski’s On My Mind column is too personal to be interesting to others, I very much disagree. I look forward to her column every week and find her chattiness delightful! Sincerely,...

 

Never confuse a liberal with facts

To the Editor, Kavanaugh has been confirmed! Just when you think that it can’t get more dirty and rotten than the Clarence Thomas hearings Diane not so Finestein and her little friend have taken it to another level. Doctor Ford got played by her, n...

 

Congratulations on a job well done

To the Editor, Yesterday we enjoyed the privilege of observing Northern Minnesota loyalty and volunteerism in action once again. That's nothing new to us; during the 46 years we've lived in Roseau, we've seen generous sharing of time, energy and...

 

Why would you ever elect republicans again?

To the Editor, Two Republicans have shown butt-backwards-to-reality with recent letters. Despite Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make American Great Again”, Republicans say that the U.S. has always been a great country. That is like saying a back-sli...

 

Members of the Roseau County Board

A belated "thank you" for meeting with me and my staff earlier this month. We appreciate your providing us the time at a regular board meeting, and for the opportunity to identify and discuss issues of mutual concern. I believe we've now met each...

 

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