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Coalition for Rural Property Rights Formed

November 1, 2016 To the Editor: The Coalition for Rural Property Rights has been formed in response to the Supervisors’ acceptance of a wind energy ordinance that favors the wind companies but does not protect the... more »»

Support For Candidate

October 27, 2016 To the Editor: Please support Edward Noonan for District Three Supervisor. Edward Noonan is running for District 3 County Supervisor. more »»

In Support of Supervisor Candidate

October 25, 2016 To the Editor and District 3 Voters: I hope you will join me in re-electing Ed Noonan as County Supervisor this November Ed has been my Supervisor for the last 10 years, and he continues to impress... more »»

The Intersection of Farming and Traffic Safety

October 18, 2016 There is an intersection that some say doesn’t exist. Others say these roads have no business intersecting, they are too far apart. more »»

Effects Of The Wind Energy Ordinance

October 4, 2016 To the Editor: The Palo Alto Wind Energy Conversion ordinance is done. All the residences of the county can now legally be subjected to a wind turbine as close as 1500 feet from their door. more »»

Why Are We In Such A Rush?

September 27, 2016 To the Editor: At the second reading of the wind ordinance this morning, an excellent question was raised: “What is the hurry? Why are we in such a rush?” No one offered an answer, but I have on. more »»

Raising Awareness For Cerebral Palsy

September 27, 2016 To the Editor: For the past eighteen years the Palo Alto County 4-H County Council has been sponsoring a bike ride to raise money for the Pedal with Pete Foundation, a philanthropic organization... more »»

Who Owns The Wind? - Part II

September 22, 2016 (Editor’s Note:?This is the second installment of Wayne Knutson’s letter. Due to its length, this letter will be printed in two issues to meet the guidelines of the newspape. more »»

The Right Course Creates New Opportunities

September 22, 2016 To the editor: I am not now seeking a public office nor do I have any intention of doing so. more »»

Wind Energy vs Rural Property Rights

September 20, 2016 To the Editor: After attending numerous meetings about wind energy it appears rural property rights are being overlooked in favor of the wind energy companie. more »»

Who Owns The Wind?

September 20, 2016 (Editor’s Note:?Due to its length, this letter will be printed in two issues to meet the guidelines of the newspaper. more »»

Creating Greater Good For Citizens

September 20, 2016 Dear Editor: Rarely do we get a chance to talk about how we’d spend lottery winnings when we are not certain that there is a good chance at actually winnin. more »»

“Build More of Them ... Now”

September 15, 2016 To the Editor: I was surprised to see the (mostly large farmer) resistance to the placement of wind generators. more »»

Turbines: An Ill Wind? - Part II

September 15, 2016 (Editor’s Note:?This is the second installment of Cynthia Berkland’s letter. Due to its length, the letter is printed in two issues to meet the guidelines of the newspaper. more »»

Make Recycling A Priority

September 13, 2016 To the Editor and Palo Alto County Residents: In the past few weeks I have read Supervisor meeting minutes in this newspaper regarding the new regulations concerning recycling. more »»

Turbines: An Ill Wind?

September 13, 2016 (Editor’s Note:?Due to its length, this letter will be printed in two issues to meet the guidelines of the newspaper. more »»

Wind Energy Is Creating Jobs

September 8, 2016 Dear Editor: This is a follow-up to recent letters regarding the wind energy zoning discussion for Palo Alto County. more »»

Donate One Hour To ‘Feed Just One’

September 8, 2016 Dear Citizens of Palo Alto County: I’m writing to tell you what happened to us one year ago when we went to the “Feed Just One” at the fair grounds. Our shift ran from 8-9 a.m. more »»

Looking To The Future of Wind Energy

August 30, 2016 Dear Editor and Citizens of Palo Alto County: Palo Alto County is on the verge of becoming a leader in Iowa’s wind energy production! It is with great enthusiasm that Iowa Lakes Community College... more »»

County Needs Zoning Ordinance

August 25, 2016 Dear Editor I appreciate the time you have taken to attend the public meetings about potential Zoning for Wind Towers in Palo Alto County. more »»

 
 
 

 

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