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Letter to the Editor

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To the editor: In a recent “Legislative Coffee” State Senator Mark Costello responded to comments regarding the failing privatization of Medicaid as just a political ploy by Democrats. That, in fact, the privatization is a great success.  He was wrong on both counts. It is true Iowa Democrats were, and still are, against the privatization.…

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A ‘whackadoo’ week

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To the editor: This has been another “whackadoo” week, i.e. nutty or just plain crazy, in American politics.  On the congressional level, 4th District Congressman Steve King, Iowa’s long time national embarrassment, spouting off about what would happen if Red States and Blue States were involved in another Civil War.  Sorry, Steve, really glad you…

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Thank you road crews!

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To the editor I just want to give a big old great job slap on the back to the guys at the secondary road crew. This winter has been never ending with more on the way, maybe not the worst I’ve seen but bad none the less. Only a handful of people know what they…

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Supervisors respond to DOT letter

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Letter to the Editor, While the letter addressed to the Board of Supervisors in response to a letter written by the Iowa DOT dated December 14, 2018 has a lot of good information in it, we are already aware of the code sections pertaining to a county engineer, having gone through the hiring process in…

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