Opinion

03/21/2017 - 3:53pm
Rewards for endured faith      While proper management and attention to the small details sets a community up for success, administration is only part of the equation in creating prosperity for its members. The other factor is luck.      The truth is that fine-tuning revenues and expenditures only make a community more efficient with the money it currently...
03/21/2017 - 3:52pm
Like Unto A Thing Of Iron      It's time for another binging session. Marvel and Netflix released the first season of "Iron Fist" this weekend, the last of the four series leading up to their crossover series, "The Defenders," later this year.      I marathoned my way through "...
03/21/2017 - 3:50pm
A richly deserved award To the editor:      Ben Fridley was recently recognized by the Iowa High School Athletic Association for his many years of commitment to the Hampton-Dumont Schools youth with the Iowa High School Administrator’s Award at the Boys High School Basketball Tournament.      Ben has...
03/21/2017 - 3:49pm
Reader upset with King’s work ethic, inability to solve problems Letter to the editor      For the past few weeks, our 4th District Congressional Representative, Steve King, has been heavily featured in the national news. His distractions regarding people in general have been a distraction, and, frankly, a blemish on the...
03/21/2017 - 3:47pm
Fake news     The big news of fake news is fading as we have come to accept that we really have no idea what is going on, at least when it comes to national and international issues.     I try to focus on what an authority has admitted or proclaimed, rather than on an accusation from someone else. For instance,...
03/21/2017 - 3:47pm
Senate votes to make school funding fairer      Iowa’s approach to school funding has provided a strong foundation for the success of Iowa’s public schools and students, with the vision that every child is worth the same no matter where they live. Iowa’s approach is more equitable compared to other states....
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