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  • Goodbye state fair, hello Christmas?

    To say my girlfriend is a fan of Christmas would be a slight understatement. Following last year’s holiday season, our Christmas tree stood decorated ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • We all scream for ice cream

    After a few unsuccessful attempts in the last week, I finally got a really good look at the ice cream truck man the other day. Maybe I am being extra ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Disappointed in car show

    To the editor,In regard to our car shows held this month and at the end of July, I was so disappoint ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Outraged by lack of flood response

    To the editor,It is a real shame how our government (state and feds) work when it comes to the state ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • The bigger issue behind the Michael Brown situation

    Nothing creates unity quite like tragedy, and make no mistake about it —  the execution of Michael Brown is a tragedy.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Update on Frank Gilson Press box repair

    To the editor,I would like to explain to you Cardinal fans and former football players where we are ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • September school start date good for students

    My hat’s off to the opponents of September school start dates for creativity when offering explanations for starting school in early August. As a 37 y ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • An unwanted guest

    Our dog, Homer, has brought us entertainment and unconditional love since they day we picked him up from my brother’s house (more to that story in a b ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • A ticket to Sarah Palin's funhouse

    I figured the Texas lineup of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Rick Perry, and a carnival sideshow of far-right Congress critters assured my state the glory of bei ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Braley's disregard for farmers is troubling

    To the editor,Bruce Braley’s continuous disregard and lack of appreciation for farmers should be tro ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Impressed with Newton hospitality

    To the editor,I was staying in your beautiful town just last week, my daughter and I were to be up t ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
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