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Letters to the Editor

Invites everyone to concert for YWCA

To the editor: The YWCA has invited the talented and harmonious Brown family from Le Mars, to perform at the Fort Dodge Middle School on Sunday, Sept 25 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the Hy-Vee Store in Fort Dodge or at the door for only $25. Thanks to the amazing local sponsors ...

Opposes abortion

To the editor: If a doctor has a patient in his office that was not born in the United States, but they need a blood transfusion or else they will die, does the doctor have a moral, legal obligation to find access for that? What if a patient needs laser vascular surgery, which is more ...

E-cigarettes should be taxed like tobacco

To the editor: Before Iowa’s General Assembly decides how to classify and tax e-cigarettes, we must first establish what they are not. E-cigarettes are not a healthy alternative to cigarettes. They have dangerous chemicals like other nicotine products and they are certainly not meant to help ...

State leaders should advocate for public education

To the editor: What kind of state leadership advocates to get kids out of their public schools? Ours does. That is exactly what Gov. Reynolds and some current Republican legislators are doing when they try to push an initiative to transfer public taxes to support educational opportunities ...

Says carbon pipelines are private profit, public risk

To the editor: For the second time since Texas-based Navigator announced its plans to ram a carbon pipeline through Webster County, landowners gathered en masse Aug. 25 to demand answers about the dangerous project. Can the pipeline company provide an iron-clad safety guarantee? Will ...

Wants answers on immigration questions

To the editor: Mona Charen, in her article “An America-first immigration policy” (Messenger Opinion page, Aug.8), writes of the shortage of workers and the need for immigrants to fill those positions. She ended her article with the question that she says Republicans must answer today: How ...