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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

Letter: Poppe there to help

A short time ago the Minnesota Department of Health provided its daily update of confirmed COVID-19 cases. As of March 22, there were 169 cases ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: The Chinese Connection

Our great dependence on China would not have happened had we not been switched from debt-free money to interest-bearing debt for money whereby all money ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: Put people before politics

Conversion Therapy is an unscientific practice that seeks to manipulate one’s sexual orientation or gender identity to heterosexual or cisgender. The “counselors” that administer this ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

LETTER: Austin’s movie theater steps up to save the day

On Thursday, March 12 over 100 Banfield Elementary fourth graders had their hearts broken when their field trip, a special overnight all-access visit to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: Needing a representative to make a positive difference

A few months ago I attended Jim Hagedorn’s town hall meeting in Austin. I was disappointed in the one-sided nature of the gathering. I thought ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: Appreciating service

Three of the most dreaded words in the English language are “you’ve got cancer.”  Our Congressional representative, Jim Hagedorn, apparently heard those awful words a ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Attend Township Day on March 10 – you have a direct voice and vote!

Nearly one million township residents in Minnesota will have the opportunity to participate in their local government by attending their township’s upcoming Annual Meeting. On ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: Rep. Hagedorn continues fight through cancer

As someone whose husband lost his battle with cancer far too young, I was saddened to hear the surprising news that our Congressman, Jim Hagedorn, ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

LETTER: Feehan working for children’s future

Residents of MN District One have an opportunity to elect a representative who will work hard for our children’s futures. Dan Feehan is a former ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

LETTER: Feehan stands up for education

Between us we have served more than 40 years as professional educators, so we know what challenges face today’s young people and families. Because Dan ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Rep. Jeanne Poppe is a champion for rural Minnesota

We are fortunate to have a great supporter of agriculture and rural Minnesota serving as chair of the Minnesota House Agriculture and Food Committee — ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

LETTER: APL a crucial community resource

The Austin Public Library is an important community resource in so many ways beyond books and other traditional library services. It is a welcoming destination ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: Feehan needs to be asked about background

The media’s utter failure to do their job in exposing the never-ending torrent of misrepresentations and lies from the Feehan for Congress campaign is getting ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: Will deploying low-yield nuclear warheads make war more likely?

The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), passed in December by a vote of 477 to 36, allows deployment of the “low yield” W 76-2 ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: Make Alzheimer’s research a priority

Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. This is the most expensive disease in the country. In 2019, caring for individuals ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

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