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Letters to the Editor

Thanks first responders for their help

To the editor: To the people of Fort Dodge, I just want you to know how fortunate we are to have such fine public service personnel in our city. The Sheriff’s Department, city police, state troopers, city street crew and especially our fire and rescue department. Their quick response to my ...

Thanks attendees to Oakland Cemetery Walk

To the editor: The Friends of Oakland Cemetery Commission would like to thank everyone who came Friday night (June 11) to the cemetery and Sunday afternoon (June 13) to Decker Auditorium. We would also like to thank the portrayers who did another great job this year. We would also like to ...

Says guns should require a ‘permission slip’

To the editor: I read Tim Kraayenbrink’s recent article about eliminating a permit to carry a concealed weapon. First, I am not anti-gun, owning more than I need and I have held a concealed weapon permit for 30 years. Tim says we should not need a permission slip from the government to take ...

Car club leader likes FD

To the editor: A quick thank you to the people of Fort Dodge. I have just returned from a weekend trip to your city. May I say, Fort Dodge has it going in the right direction. The Hawkeye Chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club spent June 18-20 touring in and around Fort Dodge. What a great ...

Says Swing for a Cure was a success

To the editor: The 16th annual Swing for a Cure golf outing was held on June 4 this year at the Fort Dodge Country Club. The weather was picture perfect with 30 teams enjoying the fun-filled day. The outpouring of generosity and support this event receives year after year is a wonderful ...

Advocates for others to get vaccinated

To the editor: Recently it was a day of celebration for me and thousands of others when I got my second shot for the virus on May 18, knowing from now on we won’t give this virus to someone we love. After the shot I got the sore arm, but that’s nothing compared to getting the virus and ...