Letters from readers
Rather than trying to give us a lesson on the history of our nation, Ms. Driessen would do well to brush up on her American history. The “founding fathers” wrote a Constitution that deliberately prohibited the establishment of an official state religion or interference with the religious beliefs...Read More
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I would like to address a letter to the editor from Feb. 22 headlined “Days we live in are very trying for us.” The days we live in are unfortunately very discouraging. However, this does not mean we need to throw out people’s First Amendment rights, as the reader would suggest by saying, “i...Read More
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Why are illegal U-turns allowed on Main Street of Elk River? While I have my hair cut, at Ardy’s on Main on Saturday mornings, I witness two to four vehicles make illegal U-turns on Main Street. Cars are traveling west on Main Street and think nothing of making a U-turn into an available parking s...Read More
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The days we live in are very trying. It is very upsetting to me that there would be a need to make a law stating it is illegal for government workers to watch pornography on computers while at work. Give me a break! I believe that it is a misuse of taxpayers’ money. It is [...]...Read More
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As a dog owner, I was recently embarrassed and disgusted by other dog owners. We went to Otsego Park for a walk with our dog. We were the only vehicle in the parking lot, and as we got out to put our dog on the leash, I looked around and there was dog poop everywhere! [...]...Read More
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I’m 75 years old and very cranky. I smiled once three years ago. I understand Grumpy Cat when he said it was awful. This year I smiled twice in one hour. Once when I read the article in the Star News about the Elk River Park and Recreation employee and the community service officer who [...]...Read More
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In the countless commentary concerning the Michael Brown case and alleged police injustice, two commentaries deserve considerable merit. The first is a video presented by the late nationally syndicated Paul Harvey. I have seen nothing that addresses and defines policemen better than this video. Paul...Read More
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