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home : opinion : letters to the editor June 28, 2017


Super Bowl LII already having impact locally
When Minnesota hosts Super Bowl LII in 2018 we want people across the state - from top to bottom - to share in the celebration.
That is why we were so excited to join community leaders and families in Windom to partner with Toro, Windom Area Hospital and Windom Public Schools to improve health and wellness for Windom children.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Lawmakers need to stop political games
In response to Rep. Rod Hamilton and Sen. Bill Weber's recent complaints about Gov. Mark Dayton's buffer strips and lack of bowing down to their agenda for the legislative session, here is my opinion.
Wednesday, May 31, 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







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