×
×
homepage logo

Letters to the editor

Vote Smart – Fact Check

To the Editor: I read in the paper a plea to vote for Donald Trump because he is Pro-Life. I challenge each and every voter to look at the full spectrum of life-altering issues that will need to be handled by our next president and to fact-check any candidate for whom you intend to ...

Enough is Enough

To the Editor: Have you noticed? Hundreds of thousands of new neighbors have moved into our neighborhood. Only they're not the kind of neighbors we're used to. These neighbors don't send their kids to our schools, attend our Churches, shop in our stores or even pay taxes. What do these new ...

Mental Health Week

To the Editor: The 2020 pandemic has resulted for many as an opportunity to slow down life, to evaluate priorities, and to realize that we all have basic human needs. We have found out how important mental health and wellness is for healthy living, no matter what age we are, as isolation, ...

Reader Endorses Presidential Candidate

Editor’s Note -- John K. Kenyon’s letter is continued from Tuesday’s issue of The Reporter: If you can't stand President Trump or don't like his tweets, then at least look at what his administration has accomplished: Defunded Planned Parenthood (whose main source of income is derived ...

Reader Endorses Presidential Candidate

To the Editor: When I was 10 years old, I stayed up until midnight with my Mom and Dad to watch the returns between Kennedy and Nixon. We had to wait until the next day to find out that Kennedy had won. Our parents were extremely excited and proud of the first Catholic president, and probably ...

Is Anybody Listening?

To the Editor: Iowa dirt, life blood of our county, has provided generations of hard-working farm families the opportunity to feed the world and support our local economy. But did you know this same Iowa dirt built one of the first churches in Palo Alto County? Lost Island Lutheran Church ...

Recognizing Direct Support Professionals

To the Editor: The week of September 13th-19th, 2020 is a time of celebration at Horizons Unlimited. It is a special time to recognize the Direct Support Professional and the amazing work that they do. During the National Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Week, the National ...

The Measure of a Man

To the Editor:I first met Vitus Terveer on a personal basis when he invited me to the annual Legion Soup Supper in the fall of 1970, the same year I got out of the Air Force. It wasn't long before he signed me up as a member of the Ayrshire Legion. In the next few years he signed up many of the ...

Wearing Masks: A Public Health Issue

To the Editor:I appreciated Joseph Schany's article From The News Room regarding his recent encounter with wearing a mask in public ("Mask Hysteria." The Reporter, 4 Aug. 2020, p. 4).I have experienced the same disdain from others when I've been in public in a mask. Here is what I'd like to ...