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Letters to the Editor

I thought ethanol was the clean fuel

To the editor: I attended recently on Oct. 13, at the Heartland Museum in Clarion, the public informational meeting of Summit’s Carbon Solutions LLC, on the proposed carbon dioxide pipeline that plans to tap into the ethanol plants in the Midwest and capture initially half of the CO2 ...

Thanks representatives for making Iowa roads safer

To the editor: On behalf of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, local bicyclists would like to thank state Sen. Tim Kraayenbrink and state Rep. Ann Meyer for their work advocating for safety on Iowa’s roads. Kraayenbrink has worked for years on the Senate Transportation subcommittee for the bill ...

Endorses Schuur for City Council

To the editor: To voting citizens of Fort Dodge. I am writing to request you re-elect Lydia Schuur on Nov. 2. Lydia has served the citizens of Fort Dodge as councilwoman at large for the last four years. During those four years Lydia has fulfilled her campaign promises. Lydia got into ...

Endorses Sen. Grassley

To the editor: In Iowa, your word is your bond, but actions speak louder than words. Sen. Chuck Grassley is a lifelong family farmer who understands the value of hard work, community, education, and family. He grew up on a farm in New Hartford. Iowa values run bone deep and through every ...

Pliners thank community

To the editor: Chris and I would like to give a big thank you to everyone who gave gifts of money towards our our home project from The Messenger article that was printed in the Aug. 28 edition. A very special thank you to our friend Sheri Gangsted for organizing this with The ...

Offers bet on speed enforcement

To the editor: This is my response to the view of Rick Morain of Sept. 29, 2021. I read with interest his experience with automobile drivers violating speed laws while driving in Mass., New York and Pennsylvania. Well, I regularly drive from my home at Twin Lakes to Fort Dodge and I would ...