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home : opinion : letters to the editor May 29, 2017

We cannot afford to go without Ag2School
This is an open letter to Rep. Rod Hamilton and Sen. Bill Weber.
In 2016 and now in 2017, rural legislators from both sides of the aisle fought hard to create a fairer state share of school facility costs by targeting property tax relief to farm property for taxes paid on school bonds. This Ag2School 40 percent property tax credit gained broad support among education and agriculture organizations in Minnesota.
But we couldn't realize the benefit because the tax bill was vetoed last year and a special session never occurred. This cannot happen again.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Strong hospital future remains at the forefront
We have received many questions regarding your May 3 article: "Medina vows to solve hospital puzzle."
These questions are understandable. The article suggests local doctors are opposed to an additional physician in town; this is untrue. We desire more physicians and are actively recruiting doctors to meet the needs of the community.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Windom will never reach 5,000 people
The Windom city council needs a lesson in demographics with its 5,000 people by 2020 dream.
Windom stopped growing in 1980 when the population reached 4,666.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Windom school board needs public's input
Windom Area School Board needs your help and input regarding future facilities.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Good Food Access program is good move
I want to applaud a bipartisan group of Minnesota legislators for introducing legislation this year to fund the Minnesota Good Food Access Program
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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