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Editorial: “Uncontested?” Vote anyway
Opinions/Editorials · December 07, 2017
The recent West Branch City Council election proved an eye-opener with a last-minute campaign that almost proved fruitful largely with the help of social media.

Letter: Give more value to Christ this Christmas
Opinions/Editorials · December 07, 2017
As Christmas approaches, let us give more value to the message that Christ gave us, than to the “birthday party.”

Editorial: Soak in the tree display
Opinions/Editorials · November 30, 2017
The minds of the Herbert Hoover Library-Museum staff used imagination to spark imagination with this year’s Tales of the Sea-themed Christmas tree exhibit.

Editorial: Would Vegas take pilgrim odds?
Opinions/Editorials · November 23, 2017
Back in October, Doug and Kristine Klein invited one of our reporters to their home to learn about a Jewish tradition they practice to further appreciate a metaphysical and omnipotent being.

Editorial: Overpowering 280 characters
Opinions/Editorials · November 16, 2017
Twitter now allows us to punch in up to 280 characters, up from 140.
And, of course, the American people are applauding the opportunity to squeeze into their tweets much more good will and kindness.

Hoover Highlights: ‘Sea’ theme for Christmas tree exhibit? Here’s why
by Tom Schwartz, Hoover Library-Museum Dire · Opinions/Editorials · November 16, 2017
The cool weather and leaf-raking reminds us that winter will soon be upon us.
It also signals the annual Christmas tree exhibit at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum.

Minds and Matter: Help us grow into the future by taking our district survey
by Kevin Hatfield, School Superintendent · Opinions/Editorials · November 16, 2017
It is hard to believe that we are fast approaching Thanksgiving. It has been great to see the students engaged in their learning and so many activities.

Senate Update: Washington getting nowhere with promises to reform health care law
by Bob Dvorsky, State Senator · Opinions/Editorials · November 16, 2017
Things seem to be going from bad to worse for Iowans when it comes to health care. In recent days, we’ve learned that:

Letter: Constitution great, but may need tweaking
Opinions/Editorials · November 16, 2017
As we celebrate all we are grateful for in our personal lives, during Thanksgiving holidays next week, let us also give thanks for the Constitution that gives our national community its liberty and identity.

Editorial: Hoover, the NFL and the anthem
Opinions/Editorials · November 09, 2017
In regards to the National Football League national anthem controversy, we believe the players have the right to kneel, league and team owners have the right to enact discipline and fans have the right to support or oppose players expressing their point of view.

Editorial: Why second-team matters
Opinions/Editorials · November 02, 2017
Joe Panozzo didn’t start, yet the University of Northern Iowa still included him when it inducted the rest of the 1977-78 wrestling team into its Hall of Fame.

Senate Update: Shop local to keep economy thriving
by Bob Dvorsky, State Senator · Opinions/Editorials · November 02, 2017
The latest financial picture for Iowa shows slow growth.

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