Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: Sheriff Schultes said it best: “We are not wishing to build because we want to, we are wishing to build because we need to.” I have been an employee with the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office for about 7 years as a … more
To the editor: I thank our mayor, Patrick Degen, for his excellent article in the Democrat last week. It was thoughtful, compassionate, and provided a pleasant reminder and challenge to all the residents of Emmetsburg and Palo Alto County. … more
Dear Palo Alto County Residents, I am currently an employee of the Palo Alto County Sheriff's Dept. I work as a full-time jailer. I can't even begin to tell you how bad this Jail is falling apart. Our current structure is not safe for … more
To the Editor: It was nice to see a response to my last letter; in rural Iowa we can express our different views and still greet each other on the street with a friendly hello. Awesome place to live. During the last debate, both candidates … more
Letter to editor: I couldn't have been more proud after watching the debate between J.D. Scholten and Randy Feenstra. So impressed that we have two such intelligent, respectful people from our district running for Congress! My only regret is … more
To the editor: Our community, our state, and farmers across Iowa realized the importance of finding new ways to add value to our corps. It is part of what led to the development of the biofuels industry in our state, creating jobs in Emmetsburg … more
Editor’s Note -- Due to its length, LeAnn McGranahan’s letter is continued from Tuesday’s issue of The Reporter: Iowa's ability to stem its growing rate of infection is very simple; wear a mask when you leave your property.  I get the … more
To the Editor: There seems to be a lot of talk about the personalities of the presidential candidates and voting for or against a candidate because of like or dislike of the candidate’s personality. We need to look beyond the personality issue … more
To the Editor: I know Trump promised a vaccine before November 3rd but please do not hold your breath or cast your vote on the basis of this promise. Trump promised the American people something that other parties have to deliver on. We all … more
To the Editor: I read in the paper a plea to vote for Donald Trump because he is Pro-Life. I challenge each and every voter to look at the full spectrum of life-altering issues that will need to be handled by our next president and to fact-check … more
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