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Thanks to Caring, Giving County

January 21, 2014 To the Editor, We cannot express enough the appreciation we have at the Upper Des Moines Palo Alto County Outreach Office for the very generous contributions and donations the people of Palo Alto... more »»

Something To Think About!

January 21, 2014 To the Editor: Here is a little something I thought I would share with readers of The Reporter and The Democrat. This is part one and the second part will be in Thursday’s newspape. more »»

The Meaning of Christmas

January 9, 2014 Dear Democrat Readers, I would like to take this opportunity to thank "The Democrat" for the wonderful Christmas Story featured in the Thursday, Dec. 26th, paper. more »»

Adding Up The “Thank You’s”

January 7, 2014 To the Editor: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!! I have noticed that all too often the words “Thank You” are not offered after purchasing an item or completing a transaction at a business. more »»

Can You Hear The Bells?

December 19, 2013 The holidays are a time to share cherished memories of Christmases past. Friends and family gather to relive these memories. They also gather to make memories for future celebrations. more »»

We All Need To Come Together

November 26, 2013 Letter to the Editor Dear fellow citizens of Emmetsburg. Thank you for supporting Proposition D to bring a locally owned telecommunications utility to Emmetsburg on Nov. 5, 2013. 5. more »»

Snowflakes On Display

November 26, 2013 To the Editor The towns “Christmas” decorations are being put up. How depressing to see snowflakes hanging, when we have to look at them on the ground for 3 or 4 month. more »»

Special Offering For Typhoon Relief

November 21, 2013 To the Editor: I’m sure many of us are saddened by the disturbing news accounts and heart-wrenching photos of the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan that tore through the Philippines last week. more »»

Protect Emmetsburg’s Biggest Asset

November 5, 2013 Dear Editor, Last month ECHS classmates from all over the country descended upon Emmetsburg for the 50 year reunion of the class of 1963. more »»

An Open Letter To Citizens Of The Emmetsburg Community

October 24, 2013 Open letter to the citizens: On Tuesday, November 5th, in addition to casting your respective votes for city council representatives, you will have the opportunity to help decide whether Emmetsburg... more »»

Addressing Speed Limit on N40

October 24, 2013 To the editor, We would like to address the concerns of the proposed speed limit changes for county/city road N40 presented to the Emmetsburg City Council members and the Palo Alto County... more »»

Vote “Yes” On Proposition D

October 22, 2013 Fellow citizens, voters and tax payers of Emmetsburg: On Tuesday, November 5th, you have a unique opportunity to help your community in many ways. more »»

Last Will of Mr. Farmer

October 15, 2013 I recall asking my older retired farmer friends in my Laurens convenience store a number of years ago, for their good advice for my will as I was approaching my own retirement from 35 years of... more »»

Important Voter Information From Reader

October 15, 2013 To the Editor: On November 5th you will be voting to approve a 2. more »»

Gender Wage Gap Persists

October 10, 2013 To the Editor: How many of us can say that our lives look the same as they did 10, 20, or 50 years ago? I certainly can't, but that's what millions of women around the country are stuck with when it... more »»

Raising Awareness for Cerebral Palsy

October 3, 2013 To the Editor: For the past fifteen 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 »»

Making Informed Decisions About Land

July 11, 2013 To the Editor: We, the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors, are writing regarding land purchases by the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation in Palo Alto County and the entire State of Iowa. more »»

Victorian Mansion: “Unique and Fun”

June 13, 2013 Dear Editor, I recently had the pleasure of being a guest at the Victorian Mansion on Main Museum. Our daughter was “showered” with a beautiful Bridal Shower hosted by many friend. more »»

Support For Elected Officials

April 23, 2013 To the Editor: Several letters have been published recently in support of the Palo Alto County Conservation Board. This amounts to a criticism of the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors. more »»

Support For Palo Alto County Conservation

April 18, 2013 Dear Editor: We, the Palo Alto County Conservation Foundation board, would like to express our support of the Palo Alto County Conservation board and their contributions to our quality of life in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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