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Agrees with shop local theory

April 5, 2013 To the Editor: The shop local meeting for shop in your home town should talk a lot keeping prices close to those in other town. more »»

Thanks for Pony Express support

April 5, 2013 To the Editor: The Hamilton County Pony Express Riders would like to thank the many businesses and individuals who donated generously to the dance and auction at the Moose Lodge and those passing... more »»

Pinewood Derby a success

March 20, 2013 To the Editor: Saturday, March 16 was the Webster City Cub Scout Pinewood Derby race. It was a huge success much in part to all of the volunteers who helped make it run smoothly. more »»

Senator urges Branstad to start listening to Iowans on health care

March 13, 2013 To the Editor: When asked about Iowans too poor to afford health insurance, Gov. Branstad talks about health care savings accounts, increasing co-pays, and people drinking at open bars at weddings. more »»

Donkey basketball night raises $3,000 for scholarships

March 8, 2013 To the Editor: We want to thank the whole community for the awesome support of the FFA Donkey Basketball game last Thursday Evening. About $3,000 was raised for scholarships for senior FFA students. more »»

Odds of Medicaid expansion not in Iowa’s favor, writer says

March 8, 2013 To the Editor: Until recently, Gov. more »»

Philbrook family offers thanks

February 22, 2013 To the Editor: The Philbrook family would like to thank everyone who was involved with the benefit for us and all of the donations. We are so blessed with loving family and friends. more »»

RSVP grateful for donations

February 22, 2013 To the Editor: RSVP would like to thank the following area businesses for donating items for the Youth and Family Center foster care bags: Americinn, Dollar General Store, Maharry Family Dentistry... more »»

Thinks Behn is playing politics

February 1, 2013 To the Editor: I read Jerry Behn's letter that was listed as an article with the Daily Freeman-Journal and it seems he is playing politics with education funding. more »»

Urges support for ACS Daffodil Days

January 25, 2013 To the Editor As spring approaches, we look forward with hope to warmer days, and to the beauty of green grass and flowers. more »»

Reader discusses potential of SmartMeters

January 11, 2013 To the Editor: The Guest View in Wednesday’s Daily Freeman-Journal on “How we pay for electricity” was more interesting for what it didn’t say than for what it did. 1. more »»

A?tribute to a young Army soldier

December 19, 2012 To the Editor: On Monday, Nov. 10, I had the privilege of attending the military funeral of U.S. Army Sergeant Sawn Monroe Dugan. more »»

No more bullying

December 19, 2012 To the Editor: I’m sorry for the kids that got killed in Connecticut. The guy who killed the adults and kids, was a loner and stuck to himself. more »»

J&J owner sets record straight

December 10, 2012 To the Editor: In regards to J&J Hobbies: It has been brought to my attention at the recent hotel motel tax board some individuals have been spreading rumors about my wife and I. more »»

Pride challenge a success

December 5, 2012 To the Editor: The Webster City and Northeast Basketball programs would like to thank everyone that helped with the Hall of Pride Challenge. more »»

UDMO appreciates Salvation Army bell ringers

November 30, 2012 To the editor: Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. would like to thank those who were involved in the Salvation Army Bell Ringing event that took place over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. more »»

Believes someone should be held accountable

November 30, 2012 To the Editor How interesting to again read another article about the ongoing loss of industry in my former home town. more »»

Restore voting rights without obstacles

November 28, 2012 To the Editor: Iowa is among those states with the most restrictive rules for restoring the right to vote after incarceratio. more »»

Coats for Kids another success this year

November 21, 2012 To the Editor: Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. would like to express our appreciation to all of those who were involved in this year’s Coats for Kids program. more »»

Urges area residents to consider becoming foster parents

November 21, 2012 To the Editor: Consider Foster Parenting and caring for kids in our local area. We have an urgent need and you can help make a difference in a child’s life. more »»



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