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Editorial: Right time to start SRO
Opinions/Editorials · August 18, 2016
Our initial reaction to placing a police officer in West Branch Community Schools’ buildings was, like many others, negative.

Letter: U.S. parks help preserve God’s creation
Opinions/Editorials · August 18, 2016
“And God saw that it was good.” — Stated five times in the first account of God’s creation of our world, in the Biblical story of “Genesis."

Editorial: Days’ a blast
Opinions/Editorials · August 11, 2016
Congratulations to the organizers of Hoover’s Hometown Days for another wonderful event!

Senate Update: State-run mental health facilities decreased under Gov. Branstad
by Bob Dvorsky, State Senator · Opinions/Editorials · August 11, 2016
Governor Branstad’s closing of Mental Health Institutes is taking its toll.

Letter: Hometown pride showed at Hoover Days
Opinions/Editorials · August 11, 2016
I want to thank the West Branch community for a terrific Hoover’s Hometown Days weekend.

Editorial: Let’s party
Opinions/Editorials · August 04, 2016
Volunteers, businesses, city staff, civic organizations and more put in a lot of work to prepare for Hoover’s Hometown Days, yet we must remember why we do it.
To celebrate.
This is a party.

Guest column: ‘Herbie’ on parade showcases Hoover’s deep love of baseball
by Tom Walsh · Opinions/Editorials · August 04, 2016
Herbert Hoover’s life-long fascination with baseball will be spotlighted at the annual Hoover Days parade through downtown West Branch on Saturday, August 6.

Hometown Days: Celebration begins!
by Jerry Fleagle, Hoover Presidential Found · Opinions/Editorials · August 04, 2016
Anyone that has lived in West Branch more than a year knows what the first weekend in August is: Hoover’s Hometown Days!

Editorial: Support for Cedars Edge
Opinions/Editorials · July 28, 2016
The housing development planned for Cedars Edge Golf Course’s western edge brings refreshing news for that section of town, and we hope the City Council agrees that the unique circumstances deserve extra help with building infrastructure not normally given to developers.

Minds and Matter: WB schools an educational leader? Let us count the ways
by Kevin Hatfield, School Superintendent · Opinions/Editorials · July 28, 2016
The Board of Education, administrative team and our entire staff is excited to get the 2016 – 2007 school year started.

Letter: Cruz is right: Vote your conscience
Opinions/Editorials · July 28, 2016
What comes of these political conventions?

Editorial: Construction and summer travel
Opinions/Editorials · July 21, 2016
Just a quick heads-up on all the construction going on around West Branch: Please be patient.

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