Monthly Archives: December 2006

Mabel C. Stenholm, 94

Mabel C. Stenholm, a resident of Upsala, died Dec. 26, 2006, in Little Falls.

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Wanda E. Krousey, 90

Wanda E. Krousey, a resident of Swanville, died Dec. 26, 2006, at her residence in Swanville. Continue reading

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Changes coming in politics and the paper

By Chris Schafer, Co-editor The phrase “change is in the air” seems especially pertinent this time of year. Of course we are on the cusp of the calendar change. But we are also about to see a whole new crop … Continue reading

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Why even request recommendations?

To the Editor: Cronyism is alive and well with the outgoing Royalton City Council member Penny Zimny and Mayor Lori Kowalczyk. We cannot believe the actions taken by Penny Zimny at the Dec. 19 meeting. Is there a hidden agenda? … Continue reading

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Appointment was politically motivated

To the Editor: I am surprised to find so many people do not understand what they read. Ruth Nelson read what I wrote. I actively supported Blaine’s position on Linden Hill, as I actively supported his position on per diem … Continue reading

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God bless you, Minnesota, thank you\

To the Editor: I am writing today to thank the people of Minnesota for giving me the honor to serve as Secretary of State for the past eight years. While I am disappointed not to have been re-elected to another … Continue reading

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Judged by unknowing residents

To the Editor: On March 11, my daughter was in a very tragic car accident where a very dear friend of hers was killed. My daughter was also very badly injuried and we could have lost her, too. It is … Continue reading

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Fly our flag properly

To the Editor: I have driven by the Veterans Memorial in Little Falls ever since it has been dedicated, and one thing has bothered me about it. Who hung the flags that fly above it? This is a memorial to … Continue reading

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News from two service people in Iraq

To the Editor: The soldiers are doing so much good over there with their humanitarian efforts like the Water Purification Project that has made the water of the Euphrates River clean enough for 5,000 people to drink. Previously, it was … Continue reading

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Pawlenty names McElroy DEED commissioner and Kramer Chief of Staff

Gov.Tim Pawlenty today (Friday, Dec. 29) announced two personnel moves within his administration and plans to merge the Department of Employee Relations with the Department of Administration and other state agencies.  Governor Pawlenty has appointed Dan McElroy as Commissioner of … Continue reading

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