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Reader Concerned About Building Addition

July 26, 2011 To whom it may concern: Older Citizens of Palo Alto County It is understood that a Casino grant has been received by the local chapter of Northwest Aging to alter, or change the structure of a... more »»

Soil & Water District Commissioners Oppose County Supervisors’ Resolution

July 21, 2011 Dear Sirs, The Palo Alto Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has reviewed and discussed the Emmetsburg newspaper article of May 5, 2011, Supervisors Adopt Buffer Strip Resolution. more »»

The Challenge Remains Unanswered

July 21, 2011 Dear Editor, Legislative policy should look to the future not maintain the status quo. By its very nature, the legislature should take lessons from the past and make plans for a more secure futur. more »»

“Let Us Keep More Of Our Money”

July 19, 2011 To the Editor, Another week and we are treated to another legislative update from Senator Kibbie. At least he is consistent. I will try to hit on a few points that can only come from a politic. more »»

America: Serving the “Majority”- Ignoring the Majority

July 14, 2011 To whom it may concern, My name is Michael Fedele, and I am currently enrolled at Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg, Iowa. more »»

America - A Grand and Glorious Country

July 12, 2011 To The Editor: I can remember my mother saying what a “grand and glorious” country this is as she made out the check for the Federal Income Tax payment. more »»

Goodwill -- Here To Help You Help Us

July 6, 2011 Dear Editor, We would like to thank the people of Emmetsburg and the surrounding areas for their continued support. more »»

Reader Offers Opinions, Thoughts, Questions

June 28, 2011 To the editor, I read with interest Mr. Kibbie’s response to my editorial earlier this week. more »»

Correcting Some Misinterpretations

June 23, 2011 To the editor: The other day I read the latest collection of half-truths and outright wrong information in Jeff Miller’s letter to the Emmetsburg News. more »»

Make America Strong and Disciplined

June 15, 2011 To the editor: The last couple of weeks in the legislative update, Mr. Kibbie has argued for an increase in government spending at the state level. more »»

Heartless Destruction Is Questioned

June 7, 2011 To The Editor: Memorial Day is a special time of the year that allows us the opportunity to pay our respects to the Men and Women of the armed services that have sacrificed their lives for our... more »»

Why Move The Mail Processing Center?

June 1, 2011 To the Editor: Recently a meeting was held to discuss moving mail processing from the Ft. Dodge processing plant to Des Moines. This mail that is worked (processed) in Ft. more »»

Questions About Drainage District 80

May 24, 2011 To the Editor: What is happening to our county employees, especially the Supervisors? To the Supervisors of Palo Alto County: I paid my assessment on drainage district 80 quite some time ago. more »»

Celebrating May as Beef Month

May 19, 2011 To the Editor: May is beef month. But what many Iowans do not know is that the beef industry provides approximately 40,000 jobs and contributes $5.1 billion annually to our economy. more »»

Telecommunication Service Is Being Debated

May 5, 2011 To the Editor: Many Iowans don’t realize their access to reasonably comparable and affordable telecommunication services is being debated. more »»

Another Perspective On The R-A School

April 26, 2011 Dear Editor and Members of the Ruthven-Ayrshire Community, I am writing this letter because I feel strongly that you deserve to hear another view about what is going on at our school. more »»

Save The Earth Get Back To Sustainable Agriculture

April 19, 2011 (Editor’s Note:?Hans Appel submitted this information to the newspaper more than 20 years ago. He brought it back so people can read this timely message again. more »»

Community Works Together On Program

April 12, 2011 To the Editor: How grateful I am to be part of this community…….. more »»

Letter Addresses Those Who Care About The Future of Ruthven-Ayrshire School

April 12, 2011 To those who care about the future of the Ruthven-Ayrshire School: I stood up last Thursday in front of the Ruthven-Ayrshire School Board and a handful of staff and community members in attendance a... more »»

April: Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 7, 2011 Dear Editor: Every year April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention month. The solution to ending child abuse is up to all of us. more »»



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