Letters to the Editor

Re-elect Leffler

To the editor: Webster County Supervisors guide our county government so as to serve the residents needs and keep a forward vision to be positioned to address opportunities that appear on the horizon. Merrill Leffler, candidate for re-election as supervisor, has studied and learned the ...

Believes in Megan Srinivas

To the editor: I am not a member of the Democratic Party. I am not a member of the Republican Party.. After having been very politically involved in the 1970s, I became disenchanted and “dropped out of the political scene.” Today, I don’t get involved in campaigns unless I am certain ...

Supporting Conrad

To the editor: I’m writing in support of Niki Conrad for County Supervisor. The job of this office is to work with all people in Webster County and to listen to their concerns. Niki has demonstrated her listening skills in everything she has been involved in throughout the community. ...

Re-elect Merrill Leffler

To the editor: Nov. 6 is a very important election for our future in Webster County. We have the opportunity to re-elect Merrill Leffler as a member of the Board of Supervisors. Mr. Leffler has been a lifelong resident, small businessman, and community supporter. He pays property taxes in ...

Elect Srinivas to Iowa House

To The Editor: What do we hope for or expect from our elected representatives? That is a question every voter needs to answer for themselves, but I have come to the conclusion that I would like to send the best and the brightest to represent me, whether it is to D.C. or Des Moines. To that ...

Urges support for Scholten

To the editor: I am writing to support JD Scholten for Congress. Scholten will represent the people of NW Iowa with integrity. He has genuine respect for others, listens to opinions, and will fight for all of his constituents. JD has strong Iowa values and will stand up for rural interests in ...

Support Leffler

To the editor: Merrill Leffler has a strong connection and commitment to Webster County. He always is thinking of the future and our future generations in Webster County as he makes decisions on the board. Merrill is the best choice for the board and his continued service is a must. ...

Will vote for Meyer

To the editor: I am extremely grateful and honored to be voting in the upcoming election on Nov. 6. In this election I am urging others in Fort Dodge and district 9 in joining me in supporting Ann Meyer for Iowa Statehouse. I have had the privilege to know Ann and her family for 10 years ...

Support Kraayenbrink

To the editor: One of the top priorities and time consuming challenges of the Iowa Legislature is to enact a balanced budget as mandated by our State Constitution. The health and human services aspect of the budget is very complex as the Federal Government contributes approximately 2/3 of ...

Re-elect Kraayenbrink

To the editor: We have known Tim and Sally Kraayenbrink for over 35 years. Tim started his education and coaching career at NW Webster in Barnum. He was an excellent teacher and coach for our daughters with high moral values. A quality education for all students in Iowa is a top priority ...

Support Megan Srinivas

To the Editor: I wholeheartedly support Megan Srinivas for Iowa House to represent those of us in the 9th District. I had the privilege of having Megan as a student for eight years while she attended Fort Dodge Middle and High Schools. Even at that young age, Megan represented our schools ...

Elect Ann Meyer for Iowa House

To the editor: We are voting for Ann Meyer in the coming election. She is a phenomenal candidate to be elected to be our representative in the Iowa House of Representative. Her many years of experience as a nurse and an instructor at Iowa Central College are complimentary to her nursing ...

She supports Kate Stucky and Ann Meyer

To the editor: I support Kate Stucky for Webster County Treasurer. We need a fresh view and someone who actually has a degree in finances. She has new ideas to keep Webster County solvent, unlike her opponent Brenda Angstrom who will bring her 25-year-old ideas. Vote Kate Stucky! She is the ...

Get out and vote for Megan Srinivas

To the editor: I recently read RV Clapp’s letter to the editor and find it perplexing that he chose to use an old campaign finance report (which he referred to as “the most recent”), when a newer report is available. I looked up the reports, and while it is true that more people from ...

Latham believes Meyer has what it takes

To the editor: From the day I made a promise to my Uncle Wilbur Latham on my first campaign for Congress, Fort Dodge and Webster County has always been a priority to me. We have all worked together, without regard to party affiliation, on many great success stories. From the ...

Re-elect Reynolds and Kraayenbrink

To the editor: In February of this year the well-respected magazine U.S. News & World Report named Iowa the number one overall state in which to live. The two-year study used 77 metrics across eight categories to come to their conclusion. Another study concluded Iowa was one of the very ...

Former sheriff says he’ll vote for Ann Meyer

To the editor: In the time I have gotten to know Ann Meyer I realize that she has the drive and desire to work in the State House across the aisle to help increase mental health services which we desperately need. Ann also has extensive experience in the health care field and wants to ...

Clark Fletcher supports Megan Srinivas

To the editor: I want to encourage all voters of Iowa House District 9 to consider Megan Srinivas for our next representative. When Megan announced her candidacy I was encouraged and excited. She is a remarkable Fort Dodger who has been involved with community service since her early ...

O’Brien, Thompson offer change in direction

To the editor: There is no question that the upcoming midterm elections are critical in determining the course of events in this nation and in our state. Local decisions across the state and country impact the overall direction of state and national policy. In our local area we find a clear ...

This voter supports Ann Meyer

To the editor: I first met Ann Meyer 18 years ago when she and her family located to Fort Dodge. Ann immediately impressed me with her personable demeanor, professionalism and work ethic. I have been a witness to her dedication to our community and have seen first-hand, her actions to support ...