Opinion
176 results total, viewing 71 - 80
November is underway and the thought of making it to the penultimate month of the year just eight short months ago seemed like a fantasy. With the COVID outbreak and the onslaught of terrible that came with it, it was hard to see an end to 2020. But … 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
It took millions of years for the forces of glaciers to form Iowa land and lakes. In the booklet, “The World Beneath Your Feet” by Mark Muller, it says that “Glacial drift is a deposit of sand, silt, clay and gravel left by glaciers or their … 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
Does your life ever get so involved that you forget what day it is? At the outset of the pandemic, it was easy to lose track of the days. We couldn’t go anywhere or do anything - especially on a schedule - so one day blended with another. Life … more
Last week I included part one of “The Missing Letters,” a chapter from Ghosts of the Iowa Great Lakes, written by Bruce Carlson. The book contains a collection of ghost stories from around the area, with fictitious names used to protect 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
« Prev | 1 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 18 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.