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Thanks to Citizens’ Academy

May 4, 2016 To the Editor: I would like to express a huge thank you to all who made the 2016 Citizens Law Enforcement Academy possible. more »»

Supports Peck for sheriff

April 27, 2016 To the Editor: In 2014, I worked as a dispatcher for the Hamilton County Sheriff Office before leaving to return to my trained field as a mental health counselor. more »»

Offers support for Timmons

April 27, 2016 To the Editor: Doug Timmons has been a big part of our lives for over 20 years. It started out with me, Jim Olson, as a reserve officer for Winnebago County. Doug was a deputy sheriff at the time. more »»

Supports Derrig for Hamilton Co. Sheriff

April 13, 2016 To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of William ( Bill ) Derrig who is running for Hamilton County Sheriff. I have known Bill for over 10 years. more »»

Supports model of criminal punishment found in Germany

April 11, 2016 To the Editor: Did anyone see the segment of 60 minutes about the German prisons? They reserve prison for murderers, rapists and career criminals and they have a lot less prisons and prisoners. more »»

Supports Timmons for Hamilton Co. sheriff

April 6, 2016 To the Editor: I am pleased to hear that Doug Timmons is running for the position of sheriff of your county. Doug applied and was accepted as a deputy upon his graduation from colleg. more »»

Group seeks support for medical cannabis bill

April 6, 2016 To the Editor: Time is running out. more »»

Help available for victims rebuilding their lives

April 6, 2016 Every year, millions of people’s lives are impacted by crime. Many will need ongoing care and resources as they return to work, pay bills, or support their loved ones. more »»

Support sought for Building Community award

April 6, 2016 To the Editor: Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa is proud to announce we are a finalist for the Second Annual Gerry Rauenhorst Building Community Award. more »»

Tax incentive for hog operation stinks

April 1, 2016 To the Editor: The State of Iowa begins its privatization of the government’s Medicaid program today. Terry Branstad claims there will be savings in the millions of dollars. more »»

Pony Express riders grateful for support

March 30, 2016 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 »»

Writer has fond memories of Webster City

March 11, 2016 To the Editor: I immigrated from England to Webster City in 1953. My grandson is doing a school project on immigration asked me to respond to an immigrant survey. more »»

Thanks to all who took part in visioning session

March 9, 2016 To the Editor: The board of Legacy Learning Boone River Valley wants to thank the many representatives of community cultural groups who took time out of their busy schedules to spend the afternoon... more »»

Many questions surround idea of free college

March 9, 2016 So if Socialist Bernie and Progressive Hillary "give" us "free" college, won't their government then have the right to tell us: . more »»

Urges support of Iowa’s Corn Dog Checkoff

March 2, 2016 To the Editor: Every August the Iowa State Fair has the honor of hosting more than one million people at the historic 450-acre Iowa State Fairground. more »»

Finding great customer service

March 2, 2016 I think one of the most difficult jobs in the world waiting tables. I have a lot of respect for those who work long hours on their feet with customers of all dispositions and temperaments. more »»

Thanks to those attending staged reading at WCCT

February 19, 2016 To the Editor: Webster City Community Theatre had the opportunity to perform a staged reading of "A Nice Family Christmas. more »»

Next president needs to address drug costs

February 17, 2016 To the Editor: Congress held a hearing on the increasing price of prescription drugs this week, and it’s about time! It feels like every time I need medicine, it’s more expensive than the last tim. more »»

Urges support of O’Malley

February 3, 2016 To the Editor: Last summer, I took the opportunity to attend several events that featured the Democratic presidential candidates. more »»

Urges support of O’Malley

January 27, 2016 To the Editor: Last summer, I took the opportunity to attend several events that featured the Democratic presidential candidates. more »»



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