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Community Action is important

June 3, 2014 To the editor: Fifty years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson declared the “Unconditional War on Poverty.” For 50 years, Upper Des Moines Opportunity In. more »»

Weighs in on curfews

June 2, 2014 To the editor: I was asked to write a persuasive essay on a civil rights violation for my American Studies class at Fort Dodge Senior High. more »»

Lauds local VA clinic

May 31, 2014 To the editor: The recent scandal associated with the VA hospitals does not apply to the care and attention given by the Webster County VA in Fort Dodge. Under the direction of Dr. more »»

Endorses Adson for recorder

May 31, 2014 To the editor: June 3 is a very important day. It is the primary election but a lot of people will not vote. It is important that they do to elect their candidate for Webster County recorder. more »»

Supports Bob Daniels

May 31, 2014 To the editor: As a citizen it is our duty to vote in elections, to have a voice in government, and to effect the way in which we are governed. more »»

Lions event succeeds

May 31, 2014 To the editor: We would like to thank the following businesses and individuals: Fareway for the delicious 16-ounce T-bone steaks, Northern Lights for supplies, Lioness Club for helping to serve the... more »»

They favor Bob Daniels for Webster County recorder

May 31, 2014 To the editor: As the June 3 primary approaches, the residents of Webster County need to remember to get out and vote, your vote does matter. more »»

Backs Lindsay Boeckman for recorder

May 31, 2014 To the editor: A young woman who has the world at her feet, has decided to come back home and make a life here, in her hometown. more »»

Recommends voting for Adson

May 31, 2014 To the editor: I am writing in support of Lyn Adson for the Democratic nominee for Webster County recorder. more »»

Wants Marks Jacobs as GOP Senate nominee

May 31, 2014 To the editor: With the Republican primary fast approaching, it is time to decide who we will support to take on Rep. Bruce Braley in November for Iowa’s open U.S. Senate sea. more »»

Backs Clovis for Senate

May 30, 2014 To the editor: In these last days leading up to the Republican primary election, I am becoming increasingly worried that voters are being unduly influenced by the supposed front-runners and the medi... more »»

Favors Daniels for recorder

May 30, 2014 To the editor: Bob Daniels is one of five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Webster County recorder. Bob put a lot of thought into this position before filing his nomination papers. more »»

They appreciate the help

May 29, 2014 To the editor: A big “thank you” from the officers, Captains Ron and Carol Cook, to the Walmart team of volunteers that gave of their time and energy to paint the Fellowship Center of The Salvation... more »»

Lauds Honor Flight

May 29, 2014 To the editor: I would like to thank every person who works together to do the Brushy Creek Honor Flight. I’m a Korean War veteran. I was on the May 10 flight. You people are truly amazing. more »»

Appreciates the May baskets

May 27, 2014 To the editor: On May Day — May 1 —members of the Falcon 4-H Club brought caramel corn and candy filled bags to the residents and students at Rabiner Treatment Center. more »»

Lauds Tom Latham

May 27, 2014 To the editor: Thank you to Congressman Tom Latham for supporting home health care for Iowa’s senior and disabled populations and for raising awareness about the negative consequences of recent... more »»

‘Get out and vote’

May 26, 2014 To the editor: Hello, Webster County residents. Let me start off as letting you know that I am a transplant to Fort Dodge and the Webster County area. more »»

Lauds IGBFD event

May 24, 2014 To the editor: On the evening of May 9, a small crowd gathered at Veterans Memorial Park at Kennedy in the second annual Mother’s Day Celebration of Life, sponsored by It Gets Better Fort Dodge &... more »»

Lauds Honor Flight

May 23, 2014 To the editor: On behalf of the Guardians that had the opportunity and privilege to be a part of the May 10 Honor Flight, we would like to extend our appreciation to the Honor Flight Committee for... more »»

Backs Lindsay Boeckman

May 23, 2014 To the editor: For a few years now the state of Iowa has been encouraging the hiring of young professionals who are choosing to return or stay in their home state of Iowa. more »»



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