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Editorial: Magic of Christmas Past
Opinions/Editorials · December 18, 2014
A Christmas Past celebration, a wonderful event every year, certainly did not disappoint this year, either.

Soapbox Philosophy: Wild and wide-ranging writings
Opinions/Editorials · December 18, 2014
Here we are again, and you’ve got to read the Christmas writings coming out in next week’s West Branch Times.
Here’s just a sample …

Park Perspectives: The 50th anniversary of a National Historic Site soon
by Pete Swisher, Hoover Park Superintendent · Opinions/Editorials · December 18, 2014
We’ve heard a lot about anniversaries lately. Anniversaries offer an opportunity to reflect back on what once was compared to what is today.

Letter: KKK artwork served purpose, sparked talk
Opinions/Editorials · December 18, 2014
Thoughts on the outrage and collapse of artistic distance accompanying a public display of art at the University of Iowa that has brought apology from the artist:

Editorial: Fabulous year for netters
Opinions/Editorials · December 11, 2014
If you punch in and look at West Branch volleyball’s season, there’s a whole lot of green W’s going down the right side of the page.

Soapbox Philosophy: Lots of folks help us put out the news
by Gregory R. Norfleet · Opinions/Editorials · December 11, 2014
Thank you.
To all of the people who help make this newspaper what it is, thank you.

Letter: Westboro protests like shouting ‘fire’ in theater
Opinions/Editorials · December 11, 2014
Even though session has not yet started, something very alarming happened yesterday that I feel compelled to fight.

Editorial: Immigration versus jobs
Opinions/Editorials · December 04, 2014
President Obama defended his executive orders on immigration in part because “they’re the kinds of actions taken by every single Republican President and every single Democratic President for the past half century.”

Soapbox Philosophy: Haven’t tried Christmas Past? A must!
Opinions/Editorials · December 04, 2014
Christmas Past comes this weekend, and I am amazed some folks who live inside the city limits don’t make a point to attend, even though other people come from miles around to do just that.

Senate Update: Focus on economy, middle class growth
by Bob Dvorsky, State Senator · Opinions/Editorials · December 04, 2014
Senate Democrats are preparing for the 2015 legislative session, which runs January 12 through early May.

Editorial: Great football continues
Opinions/Editorials · November 28, 2014
West Branch Football yearns for the Dome again.

Soapbox Philosophy: Moving up from basics to wrestling style
Opinions/Editorials · November 28, 2014
With so many years of consistent success behind them, West Branch Wrestling continues to amaze and inspire on the mat.

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