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Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
Stillwater native, promoting anti-bullying platform, crowned Miss North Dakota
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May 17, 2012
Letter: Football under the Capitol dome
It looks like a done deal. As of this writing (May 12), the Vikings stadium issue is all but completed. The Legislature even had a special session on it on a Monday night. That's right, we had Monday night football under the Capitol dome, as opposed to the Metrodome. It's too bad...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 4, 2011
Letter: Congrats to Ridgewater
Congrats to Ridgewater College on their 50th anniversary! The celebration on Sept. 24 was wonderful. My only regret was that there weren't as many people there as I thought there would be. If they only knew what they missed. Fortunately, Hutchinson's celebration is Oct. 15. There's...
October 4, 2011 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
Letter: Build the stadium here!
For those of you who don't want to read yet another letter on stadium issues, you may skip this one. For the rest of you, read on. It sounds like the Vikings' stadium has hit some roadblocks, including plans to build in Arden Hills. Since they are the Minnesota Vikings, they can...
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
April 29, 2011
Letter: A fix for the major leagues
Did I hear right? According to a recent article, major league baseball is planning to expand their playoffs again, starting next year. They want to add more wild-card teams. Those teams will play for the right to advance to the divisional series. This would mean that either the...
April 29, 2011 - 12:00am
April 1, 2011
Letter:?The bald eagles are back!
It used to be rare to find a bald eagle in Kandiyohi County, but not anymore. For the second time this year, I saw one flying over the landfill. Bald eagles have definitely made a comeback. I hope that someday they will be a common sight again. Kent Syverson Willmar
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
February 28, 2011
Letter: Sad fate for Highway 294
Once upon a time, Willmar had a state hospital, which later became the regional treatment center. State Highway 294 weaved through the property, and it met Highway 71-23 at both ends. With the opening of the 71-23 bypass, Highway 294 was supposedly extended onto the old highway, so...
February 28, 2011 - 12:00am
November 29, 2010
Letter: Memories of Dr. Hodapp
Recently, Willmar lost a good friend and leader: Dr. Robert V. Hodapp. He served as Willmar's mayor for one term in the 1960s. I don't know what he did back then, but anybody who can be a doctor and a mayor at the same time deserves a lot of credit. Had he run for office a few years...
November 29, 2010 - 12:00am
December 11, 2009
Letter: The perennial stadium issue
It seems that the stadium issues never seem to disappear. We remember a few years ago when the idea of building new stadiums for the Twins, Gophers and Vikings were going on. The overall mood among Minnesotans was resistance. We went through this back when the Metrodome was being...
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
Letter: A farewell to Lincoln School
In 1976, I said farewell to Lincoln Elementary School after I finished sixth grade. Now I'm going to have to say farewell again. After 85 years, the school district is closing the building. I attended Lincoln back when York Flegel was the principal. I still remember many of the teachers...
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Murder in Brooten ... pretty sweet over dessert
Somehow, witnessing a murder while eating cheesecake just doesn't make the crime seem so bad. To be honest, it's actually pretty funny.
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am