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Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
October 27, 2012
Letter: Don't be fooled by Romney
How can anyone with an engaged mind even think of Mitt Romney? He has constantly lied to us and changes his position on the issues every other day. He'll tell any group just what they want to hear. Now he is courting the women. These Republicans have shown a real disdain for women....
October 27, 2012 - 8:05pm
August 8, 2012
Letter: Socking it to the underclasses
It was once said by Republican leaders that what is good for business is good for America! Under Romney and crew, however, I think the statement must be modified to say: What's good for big business is good for executive salaries and really bad news for all employees and the middle...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
New Plateaus blog: Is it us or them?
July 18, 2012 - 9:15am
May 22, 2012
Lori Brown is Quist office administrator in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Lori Brown has joined Quist Wealth Management as office administrator. She is a Willmar native and graduated from Willmar High School. She resides in Willmar with her husband, Mike, and their three children. Brown's responsibilities will include daily office management,...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Quist Wealth Management has new location in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Ken Quist of Quist Wealth Management has moved to a new location at 1001 First St. S., Suite B, (Tiffany Square) in Willmar. He can be reached at 320-262-5160. Quist has been a financial adviser in Willmar for about 10 years. He is a Willmar native and graduated from Willmar...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2012
Area Voices: Life lessons from man's best friend
People and dogs have been living together for what experts have discovered to be 15,000 years now. Back then, food was precious, as was time,...
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Cheating to get rich
Why do all Tea Party or Republicans or right-wingers figure that if you cut a foot off the top of the blanket and sew it to the bottom of the blanket it will make it longer, which seems to be their solution for today's problems? Is it because they are dumb or greedy or just cheat...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
April 24, 2010
Commentary: The thunder roar of a gov in state of New Jersey
MORRISVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA -- The bridge spanning the Delaware River connects New Jersey's capital with this town where the nation's most interesting governor occasionally eats lunch at Cafe Antonio. It also connects New Jersey's government with reality. The bridge is a tutorial on...
April 24, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Letter: What Republicans want
What do Republicans want? Who will benefit from their desires? Take the issue of health care. Every major nation on earth, except the U.S., has health care for everyone and is cheaper than ours. How can Republicans claim our system is the best? Do Republicans care for children? Presently...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Letter: What Jesus really preached
A writer to the West Central Tribune announces that he is a Christian and lives according to Christian principles that entitle him to give of his time but in no way obligate him to share his wealth by paying a fair share of taxes to his country. Apparently he has read John 3:16 and...
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 16, 2009
Letter: Those trickle-down economics
I have been watching the progress of Congress's bailout voting with interest and not a little bemusement. For at least two decades, and even during the last federal election cycle, I have heard Democrats criticizing the "trickle-down theory" of economics that is credited to former...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Letter: A far cry from the Gospel
Right now John McCain is denouncing "Share the wealth" and crowds of conservative Christians boo loudly in approval. Any such compassionate sharing of our worldly good is considered atheistic Communism to their peculiar way of thinking. It sounds suspiciously Christian to me and...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Letter: Reasons to vote no Obama
I can think of many moral reasons to not vote for Barack Obama. He has palled around with terrorists despite what you want to believe. He votes "present" instead of taking a stand on issues. He might not even have been born in this country. He won't release his records. He believes...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Letter: Some facts for the undecided
For the undecided: If you haven't made your presidential pick, you may want to consider the following: First, Editor and Publisher, the newspaper industry journal, has been tallying the newspaper endorsements for each candidate. As of Oct. 20, Barack Obama had received 114 endorsements...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am