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Both equity and equality needed To the Editor: This letter is in response to a “Letter to the Editor” titled: “Misrepresenting MLK Jr.” published on Jan. 25, in the Sentinel. With all due respect to the writer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. did believe in equity and equality. Here is ...

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Council moves forward with lobbyist This week the Fairmont City Council approved moving forward with a lobbyist to help secure additional funding for a community center. This is a good investment by the council, and it’s good that it acted quick as there is a deadline of Jan. 31 for getting ...

Misrepresenting MLK Jr.

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the Sentinel ran a picture of Fairmont High School’s co-principal teaching equity on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. MLK believed in liberty, free speech and equality, not “equity” which is a stepping stone to socialism. Equity treats people ...

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Kinship of Martin Co. receives blessing To the Editor: We were so blessed this Christmas season in so many ways by those in our community. One amazing gift (no pun intended) we were given was the ability to partner with Grace Lutheran and their Star Tree Program. Kinship was able to ...

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Local Editorials

EAB spreading in Fairmont Well, Emerald Ash Borer is definitely here. Last month the Minnesota Department of Agriculture was here for a survey and estimated that almost all of the ash trees in the city will be dead in the next five to 10 years. As Parks and Street Superintendent, Nick Lardy, ...

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Partnering with local thrift store To the Editor: Thrift stores already give back to a community by providing a space to reuse and repurpose unneeded or unwanted items in a low cost way, enabling people to find needed items and special treasures without breaking the bank. In December, our ...