Get vaccinated for COVID-19, or if for some God-forsaken reason you decide you are not going to be vaccinated, make certain you tell anyone you are going to be near for more than a few minutes, that you are not vaccinated. I write this, because a few weeks ago I was working outside, sitting with this person for about 30 minutes, without a mask. I assumed he had been … [Read more...] about Letter: Get Vaccinated To Protect Others
Letter to the Editor
In Albert Lea, 290 students are quarantined due to COVID-19 exposure after one week of school. In Colorado Springs, my niece and nephew were sent home after two weeks of school. Two weeks after Atlanta schools reopened, a doctor charted the percentage of children with COVID-19 cases; at the eight schools with mask mandates, only one had a rate higher than … [Read more...] about LETTER: Can We At Least Talk About Covid-19 In The Schools?
The City of Morris Tree Board encourages citizens to water the small boulevard trees near them to aid the city’s watering team. High windy heat and this continued drought are stressing all vegetation but especially those trees planted in the last five years. They need our help to live. Please give each tree a slowish soak of 5 gallons per week, preferably in the morning … [Read more...] about Letter: Tree Board encourages residents to do their part
If you live in Morris, or an area served by Otter Tail Power Company, when you get your power bill, you might wonder what the CEO of Otter Tail Power Company gets paid a year. Well, he receives $4,318,288 a year. Yup, you read that right. The latest figures from the Star Tribune reveals Charles McFarland gets a salary of $679,688; a bonus of $1,058,928; a … [Read more...] about Sky High CEO pay in Minnesota
On behalf of my 14-year-old son and family, we'd like to thank the team of professionals at Stevens County Medical Center for taking care of our boy after fracturing his arm in a football related incident. From the moment we entered the front doors, the greeter along with the registration desk staff knew my son was in pain and made sure he found his way to Urgent Care. From … [Read more...] about Letter: Compassion and Professionalism at SCMC