RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
I would never trade this fall for the fall of 2013. Last year at this
time, I was still nursing my way through the beet harvest unlike this
year where the harvest is now two weeks gone. I ... Posted on 10/25/14 at 7:44 AM
Wherever I go, I’m always reminded of how important farming is to our state’s economy. In fact, you could even say that agriculture is our ultimate “Made in America” industry. It’s our ultimate export industry, too.
I read the story about the swans in the Saturday paper. I was not at all surprised to hear that the DNR wants to get the swans out of here — even kill them. This is just another “freedom” that is being taken away from the people of our country by the “know-it-all-higher-ups” that we have in government.
Marjorie Heeren, Worthington
October 21, 2009
I get upset with letters like Richard Betting’s in The Jamestown Sun on April 22. The thought seems to be blame the farmers. The Red, Sheyenne and James rivers just broke records established approximately 100 years ago. I don’t believe there was much drainage then and I know there were not hundreds of acres of concrete and asphalt along the rivers.
It’s common sense that eating a cheeseburger the size of your head throws all intentions of healthy moderation out the window. [“Warning sought for big burger,” April 1] But if Michigan’s minor league baseball fans need a reminder, there are far better people for that job than an anti-meat guru like Susan Levin.
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