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September 27, 2012
Letter to the editor: Support for Laura Beem in board race
To the editor, Please join us in supporting Laura Beem for Farmington School Board. We have been friends with Laura for several years and during that time she has put a great deal of time and energy into improving our schools here in Farmington.
September 27, 2012 - 11:39am
September 20, 2012
Letter to the editor: Many contributed to Relay
This year's Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society would not have been such a success without the committee members, the many volunteers and all the people who donated. Our volunteers are amazing people. They give hours upon hours of their precious time for one...
September 20, 2012 - 11:16am
Letter to the editor: Intersection is dangerous
To the editor, Three accidents in three days in the same location. Something needs to be done to avoid more crashes, any potential injuries and even a potential casualty. Every day when we send our teenagers to drive to school, work, or to meet up with friends, we rely on the hope...
September 20, 2012 - 11:10am
September 6, 2012
Letter to the editor: Work needed to make dental care more available
To the editor, The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Foundation recently hosted its first Mission of Mercy event in Mankato, resulting in over 2,000 patient visits.
September 6, 2012 - 2:25pm
August 30, 2012
Letter: Garofalo didn't support local government
Being a local township official I have made it a practice to watch the state legislature, and their lawmaking, as it pertains to local governments. I was worried this last session when House File 389 was introduced. House File 389 would have weakened local governments by stopping...
August 30, 2012 - 9:03am
August 16, 2012
Letter: Are seniors less equal?
In 1982 the senior citizens of Farmington, under the very capable leadership of Mildred Jacobson, decided they needed a senior center. I don't know where they met before, however, they shared a space at some location. There were telephone calls, door to door visits for donations,...
August 16, 2012 - 10:36am
August 2, 2012
Letter to the editor: Leave senior center budget alone
To the editor, I think the senior center and police departments budgets should be left alone.
August 2, 2012 - 9:46am
Letter to the editor: Don't cut Rambling River Center
To the editor, How sad that after the Rambling River Center's senior club paid off a five-year, $90,000 loan ahead of time that the city council would even suggest considering cuts at the Rambling River Center. As far as cutting the $165,000-plus budget is concerned, how does that...
August 2, 2012 - 9:44am
July 12, 2012
Letter to the editor: Get to know someone's story
To the editor, There are letters in the paper every week, arguing for one position or another on the proposed amendment to the Minnesota constitution that would limit the freedom to marry to opposite gender couples. I know and love many gay and lesbian people whom this amendment...
July 12, 2012 - 3:00pm
June 28, 2012
Thank you: Baseball team appreciates help paying for trip to Cooperstown
On behalf of the U12 Cooperstown baseball team, we would like to send a home run thank you to Pellicci's Ace Hardware for their support, and donation of a propane barbecue to aid in our fundraising journey. Through a series of Saturday mornings, the boys took turns selling tickets...
June 28, 2012 - 7:36am
Letter: Parade incident was handled well by all
To the editor, We were sitting in front of the Farmington Library to watch the Dew Days parade. We were about 30 feet from the pole when the truck struck the overhead wires. A young lady wearing an orange shirt with the letters FFD on the back (I assume she was connected with the...
June 28, 2012 - 7:33am
June 27, 2012
Thank you: Thanks to all who supported poppy day
The Sypal-Lundgren VFW Post 7662 would like to thank the citizens of Farmington for their support of Buddy Poppy day. We would also like to thank the following businesses for their support: Castle rock State Bank, Dakota Electric, Farmington Amcon, Farmington Anchor Bank, Farmington...
June 27, 2012 - 4:35pm
May 17, 2012
Letter to the editor: A Mother's Day sentiment
To the editor, Our 10-year-old son recently wrote a poem to my wife. With Mother's Day last Sunday, I feel the poem truly expresses the way young sons feel about their mothers. So to all the mothers out there, especially to my mom, Happy Mother's Day! Mom you're so sweet Your...
May 17, 2012 - 7:03am
May 10, 2012
Letter to the editor: iPads plan raises questions
To the editor, I was dismayed when I read that the school board was considering spending its technology money to lease iPads for every student and teacher. Apple technology is mezmerizing, dazzling. Is the board still under the spell of an Apple product and a great sales pitch?...
May 10, 2012 - 7:40am
Letter to the editor: Post office food drive supports local families
To the editor, Saturday, May 12 is the 20th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers annual "Stamp out Hunger" food drive. Each year, the second Saturday in May is a day when local residents have an opportunity to easily donate food to needy families in the Farmington...
May 10, 2012 - 7:38am