Letters to the editor
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Is it too early to be thinking about Christmas? Last year I had planned to spend Christmas in Germany with my granddaughter and family. Her husband is stationed at Ramstein Air Base. Because of COVID-19, the trip was cancelled - disappointing, … more
To the Editor: There is great news for Palo Alto and all of Iowa's counties. During these tough times, governors and local leaders have made bipartisan requests for federal assistance. High unemployment due to the pandemic caused a decline in … more
Dear Palo Alto County, The VFW would like to thank you for helping this past month (March) supporting the four groups that have served you in the carryout for fish fries. It’s been a great showing of support. This will continue for April, … more
To the Editor: I would like to tell the citizens of Palo Alto County of an opportunity to help support the Multipurpose Center. We are in need of persons willing to donate time to a worthwhile organization by becoming a director of the Palo Alto … more
To the Editor: It has been a rough year for all of us, but the past 12 months have been exceptionally difficult for those who struggle with substance use or mental health issues. Just when we thought we were seeing a plateau in the number of … more
To the Editor: March 21-27 is National Ag Week when we celebrate the wholesome contributions of our nation's farmers who provide the food, fuel and fiber that helps sustain us. American agriculture is the foundation of our country. It is the … more
To the Editor: There’s no debate about the enormous value women bring the U.S. economy: They account for almost half the labor force and make up the majority of our country’s essential workers. Yet thanks to systemic sexism and decades of … more
Dear Citizens of Palo Alto County, As many of you know, a special vote will take place on March 2nd, 2021 regarding the Palo Alto County Public Safety Center. This vote will determine how various aspects of law enforcement will be handled in the … more
To the Editor: I am asking for the citizens of Palo Alto County to support the upcoming bond referendum for the new Palo Alto County Public Safety Center. I have worked for the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office since July 2005. Over that time … more
To the Editor: The picture on the front page of the Jan. 28, 2021 Democrat made me think of writing this. No, not a few, but a lot of yesteryears ago, like maybe to the year 1933. I was five years old at that time and later that fall turned … more
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