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Letters to the editor

Golf Course Remains Closed

To the Editor:Our lives continue to be greatly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The emergency proclamation issued by Governor Reynolds has closed our schools, colleges, and scores of businesses. Social distancing has become a part of our everyday language and routine. At the time of ...

Shopping Local Means Quality Service

To the Editor,I have always been supportive of our Emmetsburg merchants and preferred to shop at home. Today, I had an experience that definitely proved that point.I was looking for an upholstery item and went to Swanson Hardware. A clerk assisted me for some time but to no avail so contacted ...

A Look Back at the Iowa Lakes Farm

To the Editor,Here is a little known fact on the history of the Iowa Lakes Community College Farm that is five and one half miles west of Emmetsburg:The owner or owners of that farm were Albert and Will Fife. I never knew Albert as he passed sometime before I could have gotten to know him. I ...

Opinions Voiced Over MSCT Production

To the Editor:Well, Emmetsburg has finally hit the big time! Congratulations! A little piece of Avant Garde New York has arrived with the upcoming production of The Vagina Monologues at the Community Theater.After seeing some clips of the play on YouTube, I'm not altogether certain whether the ...

Opinions Voiced Over MSCT Production

To the Editor:There has been some miscommunication concerning Mainstreet Community Theatre's attempt to bring The Vagina Monologues to Emmetsburg. The YouTube videos in no way portray the direction that Mainstreet would perform the Monologues. Mainstreet has never done a performance that was ...

Support for a Sustainable Future

Editor's Note: This is a response to 'EPA Damaging Economy, Environment' that appeared in The Reporter on Jan. 21.To the Editor:I wholeheartedly agree with Mr. Woodford that our decisions and actions need to focus on what it takes to safeguard the future of generations yet to come. Mr. ...

Cast Member Points Out Facts of MSCT Play

To the Editor:After last week's letter, I feel it is my duty to clarify misinformation surrounding The Vagina Monologues.As a cast member, I was offended that someone I do not know would presume to know me. First, the show is not an opportunity for women to walk around on stage acting like ...

What Happened to Losing Gracefully?

I don't watch the news. I know what is going on in our government at the local, state, and federal levels, as well as around the globe. I did begin watching the news in the mornings while getting ready for work to learn more about the presidential candidates before the Iowa Caucus that was held ...

Reader Responds, ‘Don’t Call Me Babe!’

To the Editor:This letter is in response to David Perata's letter to the editor from Thursday, Feb. 7 regarding Mainstreet Community Theatre's production of The Vagina Monologues.As a former English teacher, I tend to analyze writing for content. It appears Mr. Perata has a small town ...

Cast Member Corrects Criticism

To the Editor:I am a performer in the Emmetsburg community theater production of The Vagina Monologues and I feel like I need to respond to David Perata's letter to the editor.My impression is that Mr. Perata is very right about one thing: he does not understand, and he is wrong about nearly ...