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From The Reporter’s Readers

To the editor:I am proud to serve our communities as your State Representative in Des Moines. During my time in the legislature, I have had the opportunity to work with many great leaders. One that stands out will always be Senator Randy Feenstra. That is why I am supporting him in the June ...

VFW Thanks the Community for Support

Thank you Palo Alto County residents for helping support the VFW here in Palo Alto County, Emmetsburg for the past year as follows:1. As the year begins we have Lent coming up that we do for eight weeks with the help of eight groups or clubs from Emmetsburg. With their help and your coming we ...

Kudos to Community Theatre

To The Editor:For those of you who missed Mainstreet Community Theatre's "Little Shop of Horrors," it was an outstanding performance.We are so blessed to have such talented people willing to put the time and effort into such great productions. Mainstreet is a gift to this community and ...

To The Voters of the City of Emmetsburg

To the Editor:I am writing this in support of Pat Degen who is running for the office of Mayor of Emmetsburg.I have known Mr. Degen for a good number of years and have always found him to be an honest and hard working person.His past experience of seven years on the Police Force and ten years ...

There Is A Reason For The Laws

To the Editor:It is illegal to have a pit bull within the city limits of Emmetsburg.It is illegal to allow a dog to roam unattended within the city limits of Emmetsburg.There is a reason for these laws.On Monday, June 3rd around 8:30AM, I had our two small dogs, Cuddles, an eight-pound toy ...

For the Next Century

To the Editor:A century ago this area was mostly a slough. Land had little value. then tile came to be found as a way to drain off the water and the land became productive and valuable.If you are from this area chances are your forefathers worked and paid, in good times and bad to maintain the ...

Reader Asks: “Is This A Good Choice?”

To the Editor,I am writing in response to the article in the August 22, 2019 Democrat titled "EMU/City Approve Funds for Housing Project." Since returning to Emmetsburg in April 2016, I have tried to become active in the community and have attended City Council and EMU board meetings.I am a ...

VFW Sends Appreciation To Residents

To the Editor:I would like to say Thank You to all the Palo Alto County residents for your help for all veterans in the county.1. With your help in coming to the Fish Frys in February through March, you all have helped eight groups make some money and you had a great meal. Thank You2. In May we ...

PACHS Appreciates Community Support

To the Editor: The Palo Alto County Health System Hospital Auxiliary is thankful to the residents of Palo Alto County and the surrounding areas for the support of our projects during the past year. Some of our main events were the bake sale in November, May Day candy sale, holiday pre-view ...

Reader Says: “Rest In Peace”

To the Editor:The term "small fortune" in the headline of the May 16 edition of the newspaper does no justice. You would need something more impactful than that to convince me there's a price that can be assessed on what is being lost with a unregulated wind energy project that vomits forth the ...