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Editorial: Engaging classroom like no other
Opinions/Editorials · April 27, 2017
West Branch High School’s robotics team reached a milestone when it traveled to Cedar Falls to compete in March, marking the first time four-year seniors led the “CyBears” in this activity.

Letter: Bills passed in first 100 days ‘punch in gut’
Opinions/Editorials · April 27, 2017
This Iowa 87th Legislature feels like a punch in the gut.

Letter: Branstad: Veto bill that hurts small farmers
Opinions/Editorials · April 27, 2017
Dear Governor Branstad,
I’m writing to urge you to veto the legislation that virtually eliminates ISU’s Leopold Center for sustainable agricultural research.

Editorial: All-around inspiring
Opinions/Editorials · April 20, 2017
Adeline Kenlin and the Iowa Gym-Nest’s accomplishments in Italy’s City of Jesolo Trophy competition — an international gymnastics contest — are nothing short of impressive.

Editorial: Wrestling with determination
Opinions/Editorials · April 13, 2017
“Wrestling is a very hard sport,” youth wrestling coach Grant Jipp said. “The whole time people are trying to make you do something you don’t want to do.”

Hoover Highlights: Kites, new exhibit and Smith returns
by Tom Schwartz, Hoover Library-Museum Dire · Opinions/Editorials · April 13, 2017
Spring is here as witnessed by the return of school buses to the museum and park, taking part in the annual field trip to the Hoover complex.

Your Capitol Voice: Budget a big priority, but 4 others coming soon
Opinions/Editorials · April 13, 2017
Almost 70 people attended my forum in West Branch last week.

Letter: Abortion issue still compels: Keep it legal
Opinions/Editorials · April 13, 2017
Is there anyone out there who is FOR abortion?

Letter: Addressing health care: Think outside
Opinions/Editorials · April 13, 2017
The West Branch public forum with Representative Bobby Kaufmann on April 8th, gave voters an opportunity to speak out.

Letter: Bargaining law, Kaufmann vote smelling fishy
Opinions/Editorials · April 13, 2017
Representative Kaufmann recently voted to pass HF 291 — a bill which takes away the collective bargaining rights of thousands of public workers in Iowa.

Letter: Don’t treat our earth like dirt: Set an example
Opinions/Editorials · April 13, 2017
Our earth is water, air, soil, rock, trees and all other kinds of living organisms.

Letter: Support health of planet that provides much
Opinions/Editorials · April 13, 2017
Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Secretary’s Day.

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