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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

If anything will bring our country down, it will be those laggards in the high and upper income groups of our society who pay no taxes. These citizens often have the attitude that they are wiser and more competent than those of us who actually take responsibility and do annually pay our dues. ...

Letter to the Editor

You may not be aware of the serious problem facing Tama County. The Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa (Meskwaki) now own 6338 acres of Tama County land. This has been placed in trust which makes all 6338 acres qualify for property tax exemption. Fiscal year 2017 shows a loss of ...

Letter to the Editor

You may not be aware of the serious problem facing Tama County. The Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa (Meskwaki) now own 6338 acres of Tama County land. This has been placed in trust which makes all 6338 acres qualify for property tax exemption. Fiscal year 2017 shows a loss of ...

Letter to the Editor

It seems that some think if people disagree with Trump it is because they hate him. That is probably true in some cases, but one can also disagree with Trump on differences in values. I dislike strongly the way Trump treats the military. I learned to respect our military at a very early age ...

Letter to Editor

If anything will bring our country down, it will be those laggards in the high and upper income groups of our society who pay no taxes. These citizens often have the attitude that they are wiser and more competent than those of us who actually take responsibility and do annually pay our dues. ...

Living in a war zone

I have always been very happy that I live in Tama rather than Toledo, except recently when the Toledo City Council banned fireworks in their city limit. Lordy, how I wish that would happen in Tama! For an entire week, fireworks have been going off during early evening and have continued on ...

Letter to the Editor

Sometimes citizens are fortunate enough to find a candidate they can support who is extremely qualified and who cares about them and their welfare. Sometimes - but not always. Our district is just that fortunate. We have a candidate for the Iowa House of Representatives who not only has the ...

Letter to the Editor

It's been brought to my attention that elected officials are being far too silent when it comes to supporting our law enforcement professionals during this period of civil unrest and protest. The point is well taken, and I intend to change that right now. We the citizens of this great nation ...

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Letter to the Editor, Farmers, Ranchers, Landowners, and anyone interested in the consequences of government officials making decisions that harm others, Eminent domain is the process used to take your private property to be used for what the government determines to be more beneficial. It ...

Letter to the Editor

Together, we can do a lot in our community, neighborhoods and for ourselves when we are kind. Be Kind, Kindness Matters To all of the folks in our neighborhood, our community, and our families and to ourselves, be kind. This has been another year of hardships, sadness, helplessness and loss ...