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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Would Fisher run against Hinson or Ernst?

I'm sure Dean Fisher didn't like Ashley Hinson or Joni Ernst voting to allow gay marriage to be legal. Would Dean Fisher run against Hinson or Ernst in a Republican primary, or is Dean Fisher scared he would lose to them? If Dean doesn't run against either one of them, in my opinion, scaredy ...

Farmers or Republican businessmen?

Republicans bellyache about gas prices and blame Democrats for not having a gas pipeline in Iowa. It’s republican farmers who don't want the pipeline, saying it will lower their property value. If Republican businessmen fight for a pipeline and go to court against republican farmers who are ...

Imposing Questions to Voters

Election season is always a hectic, stressful time for the young and old. A time of advertisement annoyance and campaign signage stapled through yards. Even family dinners brim with heated debates based on either facts or opinions. Everyone's views are valid because they deserve to have a right ...

Support for a 5-Member Board of Supervisors

Please support the Public Measure on the November 8th General Election Ballot that would increase the number of Tama County Supervisors from three to five members. Two more sets of fresh eyes to scrutinize, debate, and vote on all the expenditures of our county would be most beneficial and ...

Vote Brodigan for Supervisor

Do you believe in electing the most qualified candidate to do the job of safeguarding your tax dollars? If you do, the choice is clear in the November general election. Vote for Randy Brodigan for Tama County Supervisor. Randy is experienced in county affairs. He worked in Tama County for ...

Taxpayers entrust the County Treasurer Kathy Holtz

As taxpayers, we entrust the County Treasurer to properly account for our tax payments and license fees. We also expect the County Treasurer to have the necessary education, experience, and objectivity to do the job to serve taxpayers. Independent candidate for Tama County Treasurer Kathy Holtz ...

Keep Amanda as your County Treasurer

We are in late October, voting for a treasurer in Tama County. I am a registered Democrat, but my vote is for Republican Amanda Kriegel as Treasurer. She has proven she can do the job over the past six months, especially considering she came in with no instructions or records to follow. ...

Conflict with Annette Sweeney

In the November 8th election, we will decide who will be our state senator for the next four years. The Republican candidate is Annette Sweeney of Iowa Falls. The Democratic candidate is Sam Cox of Grinnell. Bruce Rastetter, head of Summit Carbon Solutions, seeks to build a controversial ...

Support Fisher

With the election right around the corner and a lot of focus on our educational system, I think it’s important to bring up the topic of Funding private schools with public dollars. People have dug their heels in on both sides of the issue in the past couple of years. Do we fund Private ...

Voting is a Civic Duty

November 8th, we have a civil duty to vote. We must make our voices loud and clear that the America that we are living in is not the America that we desire. Failing to send a clear message by leaving this country in the hands of the current majority will have devastating consequences for ...