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Opinion

Take A Mulligan: Sheda Reunion & Fall Festival

Editorials

A couple weeks ago, September 4 and 5, to be exact, a whole bunch of Shedas gathered in the old stomping grounds of Chelsea, Iowa to reminisce of the "good ol' days." And they were indeed good. We all met on that Saturday for a Memorial Mass in honor of our Grandad, Anton A. Sheda, who came ...

Take A Mulligan

Editorials

Easy trivia question here, but do you remember Don McLean's record-breaking song, American Pie? The Day The Music Died! This iconic song culminated what perhaps was the essence of the '60's. So much happened in that decade and those of us who lived them, did so knowing that it was probably a ...

Tama County Ag Outlook, Sept. 3

Agriculture

August rain grows the grain. Throughout the last half of August, northeast and central Iowa has been blessed with timely rains just as the area crops look to finish their productive cycle. These late season rains will help fill in soybean pods and add more weight to the parched corn crop. ...

Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Critical Race Theory Now those that remain in the Republican Party are all upset that the Critical Race Theory might be revealed through the honest teaching of history in our schools, a theory that brings to light the many injustices that have occurred throughout history against various races, ...

Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

The effort’s been renewed to bond for a new school. . Let me state the problem— Everybody, including me, wants a new school, nobody wants to pay for it. Property taxes are not a fair way to pay for the school. That’s a huge problem. A few thoughts: First- Tama County put in a 7 ...

Tama County Time Machine

Local Columns

ARTIST RECOGNITION | TWENTY FIVE YEARS AGO STELLA LASLEY YOUNG BEAR, MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT ARTIST WILL HAVE HER TRADITIONAL BEADWORK DESIGN INCORPORATED INTO T-SHIRTS FOR THE IOWA SESQUICENTENNICAL CELEBRATION TO BE HELD IN WASHINGTON D.C. THIS SUMMER. STELLA WAS CONTACTED BY CAHTERINE KERST, THE ...

Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

I cannot express the deep and immeasurable joy I felt when I read Mr. Todd’s letter. It is truly wonderful to know that Mr. Todd denounces whoever threatened the lives of those who were, at the time, council members and mayor. That anonymous entity he denounces as “cowardly.” I believe it ...

Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

In response to Anne Michael’s April 9th letter: Anne Michael needs to get her facts straight. She’s an elected politician now and for her to falsely accuse and make assertions of me (a private citizen) is bordering on libel. I’m minding my own business out here and Anne Michael brings up ...

Community outlook: Anita Townsley

Local Columns

Every April, Child Abuse Prevention Month is an opportunity to learn about the signs of child abuse and how to prevent it. Communities around the nation come together to support families and children by reinforcing strategies that are working.Outreach programs, resources, and activities ...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

My parents once told me that there was a time when no one would eat tomatoes because they thought tomatoes were poisonous. I don’t know how they discovered the truth, but obviously the truth won the day because we buy them, grow them and eat them. A person might wonder why such a ...