Offers rally speech for Trump

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To the editor: Wrote a rally speech for Trump please forward for his consideration “We are off to see the Wizard” starring Trump as Dorothy and Pence as Toto. Dorothy (Trump) is a young girl who lives with Auntie M (Melania) and her dog Toto (Pence) on a farm somewhere in Iowa. One day she…

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Need new leadership

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To the editor: What do we want in Southern Iowa? Southern Iowa population continues to decline. Small towns continue to lose businesses. Community services are stretched thinner and thinner. What will our counties look like in 10 years? We’re at a crossroads. We can continue to accept things as they are, or we can band…

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It’s time to change to Democrats

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To the editor: I have friends who left the GOP because of President Trump. Others remain Republicans but won’t vote for him. Still others, which I admit I have trouble understanding, remain Trump supporters. But the fact remains they do, and the fact remains they are still my friends. Seldom have I voted a straight…

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Zollman benefit was a success

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To The editor: The drive thru benefit for Rod was such an outpouring of love and support from this community. We thank everyone who stopped by the Mount Ayr Fire Hall to grab a delicious meal on a cold, rainy evening. The pork was provided by my nephew, Brian Peterson and family from Murray and…

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Support Norris for state senator

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To the editor: I would like to write in support of Joseph Norris for State Senator.  As a former teacher, I appreciate the fact that he has done his homework by talking with area experts most of whom, like the citizens of Ringgold County, have not heard much from Mark Costello.  One of the big…

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Reasons for Biden

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To the editor: I am writing in response to the letter to the editor about the Biden, Trump signs, I have the three top reasons I voted for Biden. 1. I want a president that wants to be a president; not one who wants to be Dictator, tyrant, or King. Absolute power is not what…

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The facts, just the facts

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To the editor: Who remembers the TV show Dragnet with detective Joe Friday? He coined the phrase “the facts stick to the facts-That’s all we need are the facts! I’ve been curious why folks are voting either Trump or Biden, I walked the neighborhood and knocked on a few doors. Please give me three reasons…

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Tingley is thriving

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To the Editor I have the blessing of living beside this beautiful park (Tingley Memorial Park). It’s the first thing I see in the morning and last I see at night. So many Iowa small towns are fading, but Tingley is thriving. We have much to be proud of. The committee has worked tirelessly to…

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Support the Princess

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To the Editor The Princess Theater Board would like to thank the community for their continued support in keeping the Princess Theater open.  This year in the midst of COVID-19, we are working hard to maintain our theater. You have supported us in drive-up concession sales, outdoor movies, marquee celebrations and donations.  Your support means…

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Sixty inch row field day planned

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To the editor: In 2018 Sport Wade, Inc. sponsored a Practical Farmers of Iowa test plot on Brian and Heather Kessel’s farm near Lamoni. We had some remarkably interesting results which you can view in detail at practicalfarmers.org Farmer-Led Research titled “Planting corn in 60-in. row-widths for interseeding cover crops” published Jan 24, 2019. Our…

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