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West Elementary Staff Says “Thank You”

September 24, 2015 To The Editor: We would like to say thank you to the three outgoing Emmetsburg Community School District Board Members (Rick Brennan, Kathy Roethler and BJ Schany) as well as to the four remaining... more »»

The RIGHT Kind Of Traffic?

September 22, 2015 Letter to the Editor: The RIGHT kind of traffic! Several weeks ago there was a lot of dialogue in the newspaper and in town regarding large truck traffic going through Emmetsburg. more »»

Thank You To The Community

September 22, 2015 Letter to the Editor: I want to thank the Emmetsburg School Board, district, parents, staff, students and administration for allowing me to serve on the Board of Education for the last four years. more »»

School Election Doesn’t Set Well

September 22, 2015 To the Editor: The recent school board election has not set well with me. While I do agree with some of their motives, I do not agree with their method. more »»

Candidate Offers Letter of Introduction

September 15, 2015 To the editor: I would like an opportunity to introduce myself to the community. Myname is Ed Meyer and I was recently elected to the Emmetsburg Community School District board. more »»

Early Memories Of PACHS

September 15, 2015 To the Editor: I remember when my sister was in the Emmetsburg Hospital for an appendectomy in 1963. She was a senior in high school and I was two years younger. more »»

Our Children’s Future

September 15, 2015 Dear Editor: My first encounter with Pete Hamilton was at a City Council meeting where he described Emmetsburg as “a 1A school with 4A facilities” who “will soon be playing 8 man football. more »»

Emmetsburg: “A Special Community”

September 1, 2015 To the Editor: Five short years ago our family took a risk and moved to an area where we had no family or friends. more »»

Rand Paul Shined in Presidential Debate

August 11, 2015 To the editor: The Republican presidential debate this past Thursday showcased many interesting leaders, with many interesting ideas. more »»

Farmer’s Marriage

August 4, 2015 To the Editor: And on the 10th day God looked down on his planned paradise and said I need a union that could only be broken by death do us part. So God made a farmer’s marriage. more »»

Re: Donald Trump

July 30, 2015 To the Editor: I am a college graduate, a veteran, and I have voted both sides in my life but........ Donald Trump.... more »»

Special Assessments: Is There a Better Way to Fund Large Projects?

July 30, 2015 To the Editor: Watching the “big dig”- technically known as the Lake Street Project- has brought the topic of special assessments back into focus. more »»

Truck Traffic: A View Through Our Windshield

July 30, 2015 To the Editor: As I sat reading the different opinions about the semi-truck traffic in Emmetsburg, which is mostly negative, I felt compelled to offer some things to think about. more »»

Volunteering Before, During, and After RAGBRAI

July 23, 2015 To the Editor: As we reflect upon where we were 1 year ago, it is amazing to think about how the community came together in order to make a successful RAGBRAI event. more »»

Trucks Driving Through Emmetsburg

July 23, 2015 To the Editor: In the July 14 and 16 papers, there were some letters to the editor complaining about truck drivers driving through Emmetsburg instead of using the by-pass roads. more »»

Supervisors: Stop Dragging Your Feet

July 21, 2015 A letter to the citizens of Palo Alto County, I am so upset at the non-actions of our Board of Supervisors. I work for Palo Alto County, as a Jailer and drive ambulance for the Hospital. more »»

“When Did We Lose Our Voices?”

July 21, 2015 To the Editor: When did we lose our voices? We have a Community Center that is beautiful beyond belief and seems to be having success in bookings. It is a nice addition to our community. more »»

You May Be Interested

July 16, 2015 To the Editor: I’ve mentioned a farmer in Bismarck, ND, before. That farmer, Gabe Brown, in the last 20 years has increased the number of cattle on his farm four times. more »»

Re: Public Safety

July 16, 2015 To the Editor: Citizens are complaining about the numbers of 18-wheelers driving through downtown Emmetsburg. more »»

Trucks Should Use By-Passes

July 16, 2015 To the Editor: I now realize that I am not the only one who is offended by the awful truck traffic here. more »»



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