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Montevideo American-News
  • Letters to the Editor, Thursday, July 31

  • The American-News welcomes letters of opinion from our readers. Letters regarding current local and national news items are encouraged. All letters are subject to editing for length and style. Letters containing potentially libelous or obscene statements will not be published. Letters must contain name, address and phone numb...
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  • The American-News welcomes letters of opinion from our readers. Letters regarding current local and national news items are encouraged. All letters are subject to editing for length and style. Letters containing potentially libelous or obscene statements will not be published. Letters must contain name, address and phone number for verification and in case of questions. E-mail letters to: nvespasiano@montenews.com Letters may also be mailed to:  Editor, Montevideo Publishing, P.O. Box 99, Montevideo, MN 56265
     
     
    A great opportunity and a great event
    The 135th annual Chippewa County Fair is about to begin. This is a very special fair as the Fair Board has gone “all out” to encourage you and I to make this a great social, learning and community event. You’ve seen the ads and the radio, newspaper and air are full of anticipation to get started Wednesday, July 30 through Saturday, August 2 – right here.
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    CROP Hunger Walk makes an impact on many
    “Wow! It was a wonderful experience to join your Montevideo CROP Hunger Walk! It was well organized and the people were excited being there!” It was fun to have the youngest at two-months old and the oldest at 93! Thanks to Salem church for opening their church as host site, for providing the community meal. Thanks to Tom’s Kitchen Team who was so friendly and amazing!” Those were the words of Cheryl Schindler, our new and enthusiastic Assistant Field Director for CWS, Winn-Kota Region, following the June 11,  29th Annual CROP Hunger Walk.
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    Block party very appreciated
    Page 2 of 2 - How proud I am to live in such a great community as Monte­video. The block party at the United Methodist Church was so much fun.
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    Treat them like human beings
    Is it not a contradiction that some pro-lifers have not come out to defend the rights of the immigrant children that made it to the shores of America to escape danger?
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    Not invited
    This summer Community Education baseball turned out to be not so fun.
    An “invite only” traveling team was started for a Major League baseball team in which no tryouts or sign ups were done.
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    To eradicate or
    not to eradicate?
    I pulled off in Montevideo this morning, July 24, to watch the MNDoT weed spraying crew working with a full high capacity nozzle spraying in all directions.
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