Letters to the Editor

Why a tax break for responders?

Rep. Shannon Savick’s recent column says firefighters, emergency medical technicians and volunteer first responders deserve a tax credit in Minnesota. While there is no argument ... Read more

Bully bulwark won’t solve issue

As both a teacher and citizen, I find myself very concerned about a bill that is currently working its way through our Minnesota legislative bodies. ... Read more

Thanks to seniors for sports support

I want to address all the senior citizens who attend their favorite high school sports teams’ games: Thank you! I attend the home Austin High ... Read more

Kudos to CVS for dropping smokes

On Feb. 5, CVS Pharmacy announced they will stop selling tobacco products as of Oct. 1, 2014. Larry Merlo, president and CEO stated, “Ending the ... Read more

Take closer look at stalking issue

Stalking, defined as a pattern of behavior directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear, is happening right here ... Read more