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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 »»

Supports Kaisch as candidate

January 22, 2016 To the Editor: Leader. Reformer. Change Agent. Problem Solver. Hopeful. Optimistic. All of the above words have been used to describe presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich. more »»

Successful soup supper benefits food pantry

January 20, 2016 To the Editor: I want to take this opportunity to thank the community for their great participation by attending the annual ham and soup supper held at the Faith United Methodist Church. more »»

Urges support of Sanders

January 20, 2016 To the Editor: Caucus night is Feb1 Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the process begins at 7 p.m. Please caucus for improvement in your life. Sen. more »»

Cost of prescription drugs continues to be a concern

January 20, 2016 To the Editor: Nearly every day there are stories about high prescription drug prices in the media, including this paper. more »»

Former Iowa House speaker supports Kaisch

January 13, 2016 To the Editor: When I look at all of the Republican hopefuls, I see only one candidate who has the right mix of talents and experience and could actually successfully perform the job of President o... more »»

Supper to help fight hunger at local level

January 11, 2016 To the Editor: Many fun events are being planned in the community is winter. One that will be happening Thursday, Jan. more »»

Doors are not closed at Northeast Hamilton School

January 8, 2016 To the Editor: In response to Troy Bannings “End of an Era” article on Dec. 31, I respectfully disagree with a small part of Troy’s article. more »»

Angel Tree program has another successful year

January 6, 2016 To the Editor: The holidays are over, the new year has begun, but we want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the people of our very generous county as well as to Chief John Conyn, his wife Brenda... more »»

Make the most of opportunities to voice your opinion

January 6, 2016 The new year is off to a roaring start with presidential candidates making swings through the area, county and city government having reorganizational sessions and school is officially back in... more »»



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