Monthly Archives: October 2006

Independence Party chairman Jim Moore calls governor’s race undiagnosed and at play

Independence Party Chairman Jim Moore views the governor’s race as undiagnosed and at play. He also argues that if voters want political greatness, they have to be willing to take risks. Moore oversees a party whose gubernatorial and congressional candidates … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day meal planned

Preparations are underway for the 24th annual Thanksgiving Day meal to be held again this year at the high school commons area. Anyone willing to volunteer his/her help Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 22 or on Thursday, Nov. 23 may contact Mary … Continue reading

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One man’s clean air, another man’s dust glut

By Peter Graham Why are farmers afraid of environmentalists and bureaucrats that seem to feed off of environmental issues and edicts? Because so often those folks have little or no idea what agriculture is all about-or even how important it … Continue reading

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Alert for scam aimed at seniors

Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel is alerting senior citizens to be on the lookout for a scam being conducted by someone claiming to be from AARP Healthcare Options. According to reports received by the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, a senior … Continue reading

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Fatal accident

On Saturday, Oct. 28, at approximately 8:38 p.m., deputies of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a traffic accident at the intersection of Benton County Roads 5 and 9 in northeast Benton County. William Lyman Hull, 48, residing in … Continue reading

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Eighth District best served by tenure

Regardless of the outcome of the Nov. 7 election, it is hard to argue that the winner of the Eighth District House race will not be the voter. Both candidates, Rod Grams and Jim Oberstar, would serve the district well … Continue reading

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Senate needs Klobuchar’s voice

We believe Hennepin County Attorney Amy Klobuchar should be the next U.S. senator from Minnesota. She is an impressive candidate, and would be an effective senator. While there are many important issues in the race, the war in Iraq seems … Continue reading

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Chisum will work hard for us

To the Editor: Last year my 15-year-old got into some legal trouble. I wrote a letter to the county attorney asking for a harsh punishment to teach him a lesson. He got restitution. I later learned the attorney that day … Continue reading

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Gall headed to state

By Chris Schafer PIERZ – Healy High senior Steven Gall will represent the Pioneers at the boys class A state cross country meet Nov. 4. Gall earned the state bid by placing fourth in the Section 5A meet Oct. 26 … Continue reading

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Flyers place 11th in Cold Spring

By Chris Schafer COLD SPRING – The Little Falls boys and girls cross country teams raced to 11th place finishes at the Section Eight AA cross country meet Oct. 26 in Cold Spring. The Flyer boys finished with a team … Continue reading

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