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Letters to the Editor

Supports Rep. Dean Fisher

Letter to the Editor:Representative Dean Fisher has shown strong leadership during these trying times. Throughout the Coronavirus outbreak Rep. Fisher has done an extraordinary job relaying day-to-day updates through social media to his constituents.Fisher also took a personal role in sewing ...

Decline in ethanol demand has significant impacts across our rural economy.

Letter to the Editor:In Tama County, it's easy to see how important agriculture is to our way of life. I'm a proud farmer and a long-time member of the Iowa Farm Bureau, so I know first-hand how easily unpredictable factors can turn fortunes upside down when raising corn and soybeans. However, ...

Alliant Energy working to keep lights on

Dear Editor,All around us, I see our neighbors and communities powering through this health crisis together. From our healthcare workers and store clerks to delivery drivers and farmers, Iowans honor the everyday heroes who are on the frontlines, providing essential services in new ways.At ...

Supports Blackcloud for Democratic nomination for House

Letter to the Editor:Support Christina Blackcloud For Iowa House District 72There is no better candidate for the importance of Iowa House District 72 on June 2, than Christina Blackcloud. Christina has dedication, expertise, skills, knowledge within our Democratic Party. Christina has ...

Supt. Smith provides Middle School assessment

Letter to the Editor:Recently there have been questions about the legitimacy of the concerns the district has raised about the 105-year-old middle school. Specifically, there have been allegations that building conditions are being fabricated.Our district believes in full transparency, so I am ...

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Letters to the Editor:April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. ACCESS, along with other community partners, provides resources to survivors of sexual assault. People of all gender identities, sexual orientations, race and ethnicities and cultural and economic backgrounds face the effects of ...

Support our health care heroes in the battle against COVID-19

Letter to the Editor:Support our health care heroes in the battle against COVID-19The impact of COVID-19 has been felt worldwide. As a nation, and in Iowa, we have witnessed the impact on families, communities and our way of life.At MercyOne, one of Iowa's largest health care systems with more ...

Blames Trump

Letter to the Editor:Trump is going to make America Great Again. If you believe that in my opinion you must be a drunk.The crap going on didn't happen when Obama was president.This is what you get when person who doesn't win the popular vote becomes president. Republicans should we elect the ...

Calss for courage to back Sanders

Letter to the Editor:Critical TimesThe upcoming election may be the most important since the civil war regarding the future of our country. Whether Democrats finally have the backbone to stand up for issues that desperately need to be addressed will determine that outcome.Trump is without a ...

Urges look at Iowa Juvenile Home for South Tama Middle School

Letter to the Editor:The middle school bond issue failed, but it wasn't for lack of caring about the kids or a lack of understanding the need. It failed because of a lack of sharing a real plan, unanswered financing questions and concerns about the proposed location. Name calling and lack of ...