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Not a Dick Tracy fan

April 2, 2014 To the editor: I’ll probably upset a couple of readers — maybe not. But in my 50-plus years of reading newspapers, I’ve always enjoyed the comics page. But I always skip over the Dick Tracy comi. more »»

Weighs in on Obamacare

April 1, 2014 To the editor: We now hear that insurance companies will be reimbursed for “unexpected costs” incurred in their administration of Obamacare. How convenient. more »»

At-will employment

March 31, 2014 To the editor: Iowa, along with many other states, are governed by “At-Will Employment” laws. These laws basically mean that an employer can fire/terminate an employee for any or no reason whatsoever. more »»

Duncombe Fun Night is Saturday

March 27, 2014 To the editor: The Duncombe Booster Club would like to extend an invitation to the community to participate in Duncombe Elementary Fun Night on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. more »»

IGBFD&B event is April 13

March 24, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of the It Gets Better FD & Beyond Team and Youth Ambassadors, we would like to express our gratitude to Fort Frenzy event coordinators and all of its employees. more »»

Support is appreciated

March 20, 2014 To the editor: This past weekend, the Sonshine Singers presented their annual music ministry at First United Methodist Church. more »»

POET says ‘thank you’

March 11, 2014 To the editor: As general manager of POET Biorefining — Gowrie Iowa I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the entire community of Fort Dodge for your continued support of biofuels and the... more »»

Wants added trash option

March 6, 2014 To the editor: I have concerns about the size of the new garbage receptacles newly issued by the city of Fort Dodge. more »»

Appreciates medical response

March 6, 2014 To the editor: On the afternoon of Feb. 15, my wife was watching TV when she started having severe back pain. more »»

Sexual assaults must stop

March 1, 2014 To the editor: Sexual assault is a terrible crime, one for which there is no excuse. It occurs in communities across Iowa, and in every state — and it occurs on our college campuses. more »»

Generous community

February 26, 2014 To the editor: Not many people sit around and ask, “Where should I donate my money today?” There are so many great causes in particular in our community. more »»

Legalize marijuana?

February 24, 2014 To the editor: Maybe it wouldn’t be a bad idea for all states to legalize the use of marijuana. It might cut down on other more deadly drugs from being smuggled into the U.S. from other countrie. more »»

Support Iowa State Fair

February 22, 2014 To the editor: An Iowa treasure, the Iowa State Fairgrounds, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the State Fair has gained international fame over the years. more »»

Support Saeed Abedini

February 20, 2014 To the editor: It was a privilege to spend an evening of worship for imprisoned American Pastor Saeed Abedini on Feb. 3 at Community Christian School. On Ja. more »»

Likes sanitation changes

February 19, 2014 To the editor: I just want to say thanks to the city officials for changing our sanitation to the new trucks and containers we now have for garbage/recycling. more »»

Appreciates help at Riddle’s

February 16, 2014 To the editor: Sometimes in life one is surprised by the generosity and caring of other people when it is not expecte. more »»

Hospice Ball succeeds

February 15, 2014 To the editor: Our heartfelt thanks to Fort Dodge and the surrounding communities for your ongoing support of UnityPoint Hospice and quality end-of-life care. On Feb. more »»

Dog tag comes home

February 13, 2014 To the editor: A week or so ago I received an email signed by a woman I didn’t know. Of course, I automatically delete most of those. more »»

Praises Almost Home

February 11, 2014 To the editor: Eight years ago, a neighbor informed me of a dog a couple houses down that was being abused. The dog’s name was Emile. more »»

Appreciates fast response

February 11, 2014 To the editor: About three weeks ago, I found my wife laying on the bed all covered up. more »»



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