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The Weight of Words

As a writer, I appreciate the impact of words. As a reader, I am sometimes more inspired by the lack of words and how much can be said in the space between the lines.

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Move along, there is nothing to see here…

As a librarian, the front pages of our two local papers is awesome, powerful, and terrifying. Please take a moment to appreciate how important it is for our communities to connect to each other, as well as to the outside world. Take a moment to reflect what a world without the freedom of words would mean to you.

Thanks to The Globe and Pipestone County Star for shedding light on our uncensored freedom to read any angle of any issue whether or not we agree with what we see.

Please don’t forget to Vote #fullSTEAMahead for $25,000.

You can vote every day for the next nine days–even if you missed voting on Day One.

If you need help signing up to vote, stop by the library. We will walk you through it. We even have laptops set up to make the process as easy as possible.


Meinders Community Library is a combined school and public library that serves the residents of Pipestone County in Southwestern Minnesota. It is part of the Plum Creek Library System.