Letters to the Editor

Thank-yous in order

To the Editor:Thank-yous are in order:Thank you to Sentinel staff writer Jason Sorenson for taking time to interview Jordan Voss and print the story of his water-skiing accident and recovery, and how his buddy Lukas Miles was instrumental in saving his life.The quick thinking on the part of ...

Pick up after dogs

To the Editor:I went to the dog park today with my little maltese. The Fairmont Dog Park is wonderful. However, folks who frequent the dog park are not good about picking up after their pets. My dog came running back to me just soaked with poop from someone who neglected to pick up after their ...

Family offers thank you

To the Editor:From our hearts, our family wishes to send our most sincere thank you. As you know, Philippians 4:10-13 was a big part of Randy. It gave him the courage and strength to fight cancer. Like Paul's gratitude toward the Philippians, it is our gratitude to the community during this ...

Seeking support for City Council

To the Editor:I would like to announce that I'm running for the Ward 2 City Council position in Fairmont.Four years ago, I took a job transfer and moved from the neighboring community of Jackson. I'm employed as the plant manager for Cemstone Ready Mix in Fairmont and oversee 12 ...

Komen event raised $9,404

To the Editor:Rose Lake Golf Club and Susan G. Komen would like to thank all the golfers, volunteers and sponsors of our 9th annual Rally for the Cure golf outing. I would like to personally thank all of our members, who, besides all their other support, loaned their carts to golfers for this ...

Board offers its thanks

To the Editor:Heritage Acres wants to thank all the people who put their tractors and cars on display for Threshing Day. What a great lineup we had. Hopefully next year we will have more and have a parade of tractors and cars in the afternoon.Also, thanks to all the volunteers who helped sit in ...

Thanks for help

To the Editor:The Martin County Courthouse has 15 flags and flag poles donated by various individuals and groups erected along Lake Avenue by the Grace Lutheran Church Service Project. The flags could not remain flying overnight without proper lighting.The flag-lighting project was completed ...

Support appreciated

To the Editor:On Aug. 11, Human Services of Faribault and Martin Counties hosted an "Appreciation Night" as a way to thank and recognize the years of service our licensed county foster families have provided. They open up their homes and dedicate their lives to (foster) children in need.About ...

Eye Clinic grateful

To the Editor:I would like to publicly thank the benefactors of the Fairmont Community Hospital Foundation as well as the Fairmont Community Hospital Foundation itself for their recent support of the Eye Clinic. The benefactors of the Fairmont Community Hospital Foundation have purchased ...

Support truly appreciated

To the Editor:Lakeside Cemetery would like to extend a huge thank you for your support of our cemetery. Your generous contribution is greatly appreciated. Any and all contributions are welcome and put to good use for the general maintenance and preservation of the grounds.We are so blessed to ...

Readers’ Views

Please vote in primaryTo the Editor:My name is Michael Edman, and I am running for Fairmont School Board on Aug. 9. It is difficult to garner the interest of voters during late summer primaries, but I encourage everyone to vote Aug. 9.I am a 1998 graduate of Fairmont High School. I enjoyed ...

Let’s show appreciation

To the Editor:On Sept. 11, 2001, our nation found itself amid mass devastation and confusion. Over 3,000 people were killed that day from the attack, including 60 police officers and 343 firefighters and paramedics.Since that day, I haven't met anyone who doesn't have some personal tie to the ...

Thanks drivers, sponsors

To the Editor:The Truman Classic Tractor Ride would like to thank all the drivers who came and participated in our ride during the recent Truman Days Festival.We also would like to thank the following sponsors that supported us: Prairieland Facility, Baarts Trucking, Martin County Implement, ...

Campaign for Christ

To the Editor:Another summer lost to an all-consuming political bashing contest as various politicians try to say whatever they need to in order to get more people to vote for them. Making unbelievable promises and even saying things they don't even personally believe, except for one who may be ...

Readers’ Views

Support appreciatedTo the Editor:Lakeside Cemetery would like to extend a huge thank you to the American Legion for its support of our cemetery. Your generous contribution of $250 was greatly appreciated. Any and all contributions are welcome and put to good use for the general maintenance and ...

Arc appreciates gesture

To the Editor:The Arc Bowling League would like to thank Dave Pederson of Bowl-Mor Lanes for the free bowling game presented to all Arc bowlers at our last night of bowling. A huge hit with everyone were the bowling medals on a ribbon. We still see them being worn. Our 50 bowlers are looking ...

Running for City Council

To the Editor:I'm announcing my candidacy for Fairmont City Council representing Fairmont's Ward 2 in November's election. I grew up in Fairmont and have lived here most my life. I recently purchased and moved into my childhood home in Ward 2 and have decided I would like to give back to our ...

Kudos, Youth Foundation

To the Editor:I would like to take this opportunity to honor and thank Martin County Youth Foundation for its exceptional service to our area with grants recently awarded. Youth scholarship funds and a variety of youth-serving organizations in our county benefit from these MCYF grants.The MCYF ...

What has happened?

To the Editor:Has America become the land of special interest and home of the double standard? Let's see: If we lie to Congress, it's a felony and if Congress lies to us it's just politics; if we dislike a black person, we're racist and if a black person dislikes whites, it's their 1st ...

Donation appreciated

To the Editor:Heaven's Table Food Shelf would like to thank Valero for its generous donation of $5,000 for the Martin County Schools backpack program.The purpose of the backpack program is to provide child-friendly food for children in grades K-6 who are enrolled in the free and reduced lunch ...