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Appreciates city workers

February 13, 2015 To the editor: I just want to say thank you to all the city workers for all your hard work. more »»

A ‘thank you’ message

February 7, 2015 To the editor: We would like to take a minute to publicly thank one of Fort Dodge’s outstanding families — the family of former Police Officer Jack Trace. more »»

Appreciates Fort Dodge YWCA

February 7, 2015 To the editor: I am so grateful to the employees of the YWCA, Fort Dodge, for their many kindnesses and loving support of me. more »»

Times have changed

February 3, 2015 To the editor: A big “thank you” to Sen, Tim Kraayenbrink and Reps. Helen Miller and Mike Sexton for an outstanding Eggs & Issues event this weekend at Iowa Central. more »»

Fine arts deserve support

February 2, 2015 To the editor: On Jan. 28, the music students from Iowa Central Community College spoke with legislators about adding fine arts to the Iowa Core Curriculum. more »»

Appreciates all the help

February 2, 2015 To the editor: My name is Rod Mullins and I live in rural Somers, and this a story I would like to share. In Luke Chapter 10, Jesus tells a parable about the Good Samaritan. more »»

Weighs in on free tuition

January 31, 2015 To the editor: President Obama’s proposal to provide free tuition at community colleges will of course be popular with the students and will initially, but maybe not in the end, be popular with... more »»

Lauds Health Department

January 31, 2015 To the editor: This past Sunday two different churches sang “Here I Am, Lord.” One line I remembered especially “I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart. more »»

Bird count succeeds

January 29, 2015 To the editor: The Webster County Christmas bird count was held Dec. 27. Fourteen volunteers ventured out to represent our area in providing valuable data for bird species of north central Iowa. more »»

Lauds veteran teachers

January 29, 2015 To the editor: I am writing in response to Monday’s article “Expect gas tax bill this week,” specifically the section regarding school funding. more »»

‘Education must be a priority’

January 28, 2015 To the editor: Our kids need your help. Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders for Fort Dodge, the state, the nation and even the world. more »»

Pony Express dance is Saturday

January 26, 2015 To the editor: The Dayton Wranglers Saddle Club will be holding its annual Pony Express Dance Saturday, at the Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites in Fort Dodg. more »»

Lauds Hedberg’s generosity

January 26, 2015 To the editor: Robert Hedberg — a former Dayton resident —after his passing, blessed the community with generous gifts to Emanuel Lutheran Church in Dayton, Dayton Community Library and Patterson... more »»

UDMO says ‘thank you’ to Fort Dodge

January 21, 2015 To the editor: Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. would like to thank the Fort Dodge City Council members for their attention at the City Council meeting on Jan. 12. more »»

Thanks to the community

January 20, 2015 To the editor: Now that the dust has settled, so to speak, on the Christmas season whirlwind and the statistical count is completed, The Salvation Army of Fort Dodge is taking this opportunity to... more »»

Party at war

January 20, 2015 To the editor: A recent letter to the editor referred to the tension between New York City police and New York City’s Democratic mayor as “a party at war with itsel. more »»

A poetic reflection

January 19, 2015 While Paris bled freedom deadly guns splatter across another Nigerian village; afterward too much fear to remove the expired; bled-out bodies litter bushes; another massacre dripping into the... more »»

Preserve our environment

January 13, 2015 To the editor: Iowa is regularly lauded as the place to be for businesses looking to grow or relocate. more »»

They laud city’s response

January 13, 2015 To the editor: At 1 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 11, we woke to the sound of rushing wate. more »»

Operation Christmas succeeds

January 11, 2015 To the editor: The annual tradition of Operation Christmas/Church Women United provided a Merry Christmas to 500 families (about 1,600 people) this year. more »»



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