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Letters to the Editor

Wants action on bullying

To the Editor: From reading the account of the Perry shooting in the newspaper, I'm wondering when are school administrators going to get a handle on bullying, which is a constant in absolutely every school. It is prevalent at all grade levels, and happens here in Fort Dodge, whether ...

Supports Haley for president

To the editor: Wouldn’t it be great if the president understood small town America? That’s one of the reasons I’m supporting Nikki Haley for president and encouraging my friends and neighbors in Webster County to vote for her at the Jan. 15 caucus. Nikki was born and raised in a town ...

On loneliness

To the editor: Loneliness is having a moment. We are reaching epidemic levels of lonesomeness, and why? In a society that is more connected than ever, with smart devices out the wazoo connected to the internet, metaverse, the ether, to infinity and beyond, why still the constant barrage of ...

Changes mind on Trump

To the editor: I have supported Donald Trump for president in both the 2016 and 2020 elections with votes and letters to the editor. That support has changed. I believe Donald Trump, president at the time, had direct and, in my opinion, sole responsibility for the Republican loss of both ...

Evening Lions had successful raffle

To the editor: Merry Christmas to one and all. The Fort Dodge Evening Lions Grocery Raffle has been completed at Rides Event Center with the drawing of five winners of $200 worth of gift cards to Hy-Vee, Fareway and Walmart. The winners this year are: Mike Bennett, Brianna Orlmond, Ben ...

Recommends donations as gifts

To the editor: It’s that time of the year when so many area nonprofits need extra help. It’s also that time of the year when I hear friends lamenting “I don’t have any idea what to get my grandchildren for Christmas. I guess I’ll just get them a gift card.” I have a suggestion. ...