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Writer finds parallels in 1931 narrative to today’s world

July 1, 2015 To the Editor: The following passage from James Truslow Adams' 1931 narrative history The Epic of America appears to closely parallel what is happening in and to the U.S. more »»

Glad Grassley is championing pharmacy access bill

June 15, 2015 To the Editor: Far too many Iowans live in medically underserved areas. more »»

Stratford man shares why he’s supporting Perry

June 12, 2015 To the Editor: America needs three things in the next president: a strong chief executive, a strong commander-in-chief, and a strong moral leade. more »»

Joint ice cream social to benefit two local charities

June 12, 2015 To the Editor: The First Congregational United Church of Christ and the Faith United Methodist Church want to encourage the community to attend the old-fashioned ice cream social at the... more »»

Thanks to all who support Law Enforcement Torch Run

June 8, 2015 To the Editor: A huge thanks to all who helped make the 2015 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics so successfu. more »»

Appreciates Banning’s coverage of golf team this year

June 5, 2015 To the Editor: I would like to say a special thank you to Sports Editor Troy Banning for his great coverage of the Webster City Boys Golf this year. more »»

Appreciation expressed for help with Avenue of Flags

June 3, 2015 To the Editor: The Avenue of Flags Committee of American Legion Post 191 extends its sincere appreciation for another most successful display of our beautiful flags at Graceland Cemetery. more »»

KYL spring book sale deemed a ‘huge success’

May 27, 2015 To the Editor: The recent Kendall Young Library spring book sale was a huge success. Thank you to all who brought books, helped with the set up, purchased books and assisted with clean-up. more »»

Urges community to show support for veterans

May 20, 2015 To the Editor: Every May, near Memorial Day, the Webster City American Legion Auxiliary ladies ask for donations for the little, red poppy made by veterans at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown... more »»

Thankful for help given by fourth-grade volunteers

May 15, 2015 To the Editor: Every year about this time, we usually get about four to six people to take caps off caps (of flag pole sockets in Graceland Cemetery) in preparation for the beautiful flag display. more »»

Urges awareness during Mental Health Month

May 8, 2015 To the editor: Please join Community and Family Resources this May in raising awareness of Mental Health Month, which was started 66 years ago by Mental Health America. more »»

Relay for Life kickoff breakfast deemed a success

April 29, 2015 To the Editor: The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hamilton County held a kickoff for the annual event on April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Schools should allow kids the freedom to express religious beliefs

April 17, 2015 To the editor: Recently it has come to my attention how biased our school systems are. more »»

Keep children safe at play

April 15, 2015 To the Editor: April 20 to 24 is National Playground Safety Week. This is a time to focus on children's outdoor play environments and a time to pledge to use good judgment when playin. more »»

Supports the Iowa CCI organization

April 10, 2015 To the Editor: If a factory farm wants to build in your community, pollute your air and water and lower the value of your property, contact Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, (515) 282-0484. more »»

Toll road, dance raise $3,000

April 8, 2015 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 Kamrar Lions Club and those... more »»

Supports reclaiming local control

March 27, 2015 To the Editor: Dickinson County Iowa has done the once unthinkable — informed the Department of Natural Resources of their intent to impose a temporary moratorium on the construction of animal... more »»

Fantasy sports can lead to problem gambling

March 20, 2015 As residents of Iowa, we are able to play fantasy sports for free, but we are not allowed to win cash or prizes via online fantasy sports websites. more »»

Opposes Obamacare repeal, especially with no back-up plan

March 6, 2015 To the Editor: Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare may come home to Webster City, our local doctors and Van Diest Medical Center. Yet another Republican lawsuit has made its way to the U.S. more »»

Questions increase in tax asking

March 2, 2015 To the Editor: First of all, we need the hospital. If we don’t have a hospital, we don’t have a town. more »»



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