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Letters to the Editor

Objects to beverage garden plan

To the editor: I was appalled when reading this mornings paper (Thursday) in the article about the “beverage garden” for RAGBRAI. How about that committee diverts traffic to other eating establishments that are hurting? Have you not heard about local eateries having to close early ...

Likes solar panels more than hog confinements

To the editor: The Holliday Creek solar project is a step in the right direction. It helps relieve our dependency on fossil fuels. With record high temperatures, we have to act now to combat climate change. Richard Stark said he was disappointed with the Holliday Creek solar project. When I ...

Hero of the Cruise says thank you

To the editor: I would like to thank Casey, Deb, Matt and Abigail Johnson for all they do to keep the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota — Ja-Mar Cruise night going and growing. It is clear that the Johnson family goes above and beyond in preparing for and hosting the Cruise Night, from clearing the ...

Says Twilight tour was wonderful experience

To the editor: After attending the annual Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club Twilight Tour last night (July 9), I wanted to thank those who were willing to share their lovely yards and gardens with the rest of us. The threat of bad weather held off, and it was a wonderful experience to share in ...

Appreciates attendance to Badger Fireman’s Ball

To the editor: We would like to thank all those who were able to support our Annual Fireman’s Ball on June 26 in Badger. Whether it was through purchasing tickets and auction items or by donating auction items, in-kind services or volunteer time, our department and region continue to grow ...

Says everyone will get vaccinated in time

To the editor: Once more I write to get the attention of all the people who won’t get vaccinated, thinking they are smarter than a doctor. In the end everyone will get it, it’s a matter of time. Believe me. Your turn is coming. Regardless of what religion you belong to, God cannot stop you ...