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LETTER to the editor: Support your local hospital

To the editor:

I read the recent article about the prospects of Essentia moving to Cloquet, into the Applebee’s and its neighboring buildings. I am not in favor of this at all.

Now saying that competition is good, I must say that our Cloquet hospital has done so much to make it what it is for our community and we must support it. I am so proud of our hospital and it just keeps getting better.

I am not in favor of the bigger businesses such as Amazon and Walmart just getting bigger and forcing out our smaller local businesses. Go on Amazon and get a quart of oil just because you save a nickel a...