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Save the date

August 22, 2016 To the editor: Save Saturday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. to join us for a night of fun, dancing to 1950s and 1960s music provided by Midwest Revue at Rides Banquet Hall 723 S. 31st St. more »»


Flaws in Affordable Care Act are many

August 23, 2016 The so-called Affordable Care Act (known popularly as Obamacare) would cost far more than the White House was claiming, we cautioned when the federal health insurance takeover was being debated. more »»

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‘Look deep ... inside yourselves’

August 23, 2016 To the editor: What is the huge hurry for Wright County to pass the proposal for Prestage’s hog slaughter plant? When it was under discussion in Mason City, Prestage said that if they couldn’t start... more »»

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A letter of thanks

August 19, 2016 To the editor: This is regarding a house fire at 2055 220th St, Fort Dodge, that happened June 2. more »»

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Providing quality health care from a distance

August 21, 2016 There is a severe shortage of practicing psychiatrists in the state of Iowa which makes it difficult to ensure that Iowans get the services they nee. more »»

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Thank you, Walmart

August 22, 2016 To the editor: The Salvation Army would like to express their appreciation to Walmart management team and staff for organizing school supply drive for our organization during the tax-free weekend. more »»

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad

June 19, 2016 “Of all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we are reminded today that family is the most important. And we are called to recognize and honor how critical every father is to that foundation. more »»


Homer Threshing Bee August 27, 2016

HOMER — West Central Region Cockshutt and Co-op Club is holding a Threshing Bee starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Homer. Admission is $5 good for both days. There will be oat threshing, corn shelling, antique sawmill and antique display. more »

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Watching dancing horses

August 9, 2016 I have no attention span. None. The tracks for my train of through are so rickety and misaligned it’s a wonder I can keep the cars rolling along long enough to make basic daily dec. more »

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