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March 5, 2013 To the Editor: After many years of procrastination, I finally got around to having a colonoscopy at the Emmetsburg Hospital. It was a painless procedure, but the results were sobering. more »»

A Note Of Thanks

February 26, 2013 Dear Editor, On behalf of the Silver Lake Fire Department, Ayrshire, I want to thank the?Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation for the generous grant you gave us for the Emergency Truck... more »»

The Cost Of Going Green

February 19, 2013 To the Editor: Is Going Green bankrupting the country? “Someone once said the Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases:?If it moves tax it, if it keeps moving... more »»

Thanks To All

February 19, 2013 To the Editor: On behalf of the Ayrshire First Responders, Ayrshire Fire Department, Ayrshire Community Club and Ayrshire American Legion, we wish to thank all the people that bought tickets for the... more »»

Reader Responds To Anonymous Letter

January 31, 2013 To the Editor: To the writer of the hate letter I received. I am sorry you feel too ashamed to sign your name or use a return address. more »»

Support For PACHS?Auxiliary Projects

January 29, 2013 To the Editor: The Palo Alto County Health System Auxiliary sponsored three fundraisers this past fall. more »»

Thank You To Caring &?Giving Residents

January 29, 2013 To the Editor: We cannot express enough the appreciation we have at the Upper Des Moines Palo Alto County Outreach Office for the very generous contributions and donations the people of Palo Alto... more »»

A Conservation Vision For Palo Alto County

January 24, 2013 Letter to the Editor: I am a farmer/seed dealer who was born and resides in Palo Alto County. I started farming in 1975 after graduating from ISU. more »»

Ode To Palo Alto County Residents

January 17, 2013 Went to a supervisor board for a meeting Invited to sit down after the greeting Everything went well, but one exception As I was explaining the engineers deception I noticed the supervisors had a... more »»

What’s Happening at Five Island Golf?

January 10, 2013 What’s happening at the Five Island Golf Course? Even though there is snow on the ground, plans are well underway for the coming golf seaso. more »»

What Can You Control?

December 26, 2012 To the Editor: If you are anything like me, having control of your circumstances is a must. I don’t like to leave anything to chance, especially events well within my control. more »»

Thanks to Aluma - Much Goes Unnoticed...

December 11, 2012 To the Editor: We would like to personally thank Mike, Kevin, Lori and Tim from Aluma for allowing us to represent them in their decision to locate and expand in Emmetsburg. more »»

Salute To Veterans

December 6, 2012 To the Editor: On behalf of the VFW Auxiliary to Post 2295 we would like to thank you for the insert, “Saluting Our Veteran. more »»

Successful Fundraiser

November 8, 2012 To the Editor: A HUGE thank you goes out the 253 people that attended and supported the Cylinder Fire Department’s fundraiser breakfast on Sunday, Nov 4th!! This event raised 10% of our needed cash... more »»

Grassley Endorses Megan Hess

October 25, 2012 To the Editor: It is without hesitation I endorse Megan Hess as your next State Representative in the newly re-drawn House District 2 covering all of Palo Alto and Clay Counties and the southern par... more »»

Take Time and Vote!

October 25, 2012 To the Editor: I would like to ask you to go vote for Lieutenant Lynn Schultes for Palo Alto County Sheriff!?I worked with and have known Lynn since he came to Palo Alto County 22 years ago. more »»

A Nod to Noonan

October 25, 2012 To the Editor and District 3 voters: I hope you will join me in re-electing Ed Noonan as County Supervisor this Novembe. more »»

Coming Together For A Single Purpose

October 23, 2012 To the Editor: On September 22, 2012 I saw the kind of people I always thought lived in this area. more »»

What’s Your View?

October 23, 2012 To the Editor: A poll in the Fort Dodge Messenger (10/4/12) motivated me to write this editorial. more »»

Think About It

October 23, 2012 To the Editor: Some enemy once said we won’t have to take over America by force, it will die within. We are now paying 50 cents of every dollar the government spends on interest. more »»



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