Opinion

04/14/2015 - 1:01pm
Accentuating the positives Last week’s development regarding the ill-fated 101 housing project came as good news to some and bad news to others. It’s unfortunate that the project became such a divisive issue within the community, but it’s time for everyone to regain a positive attitude as we look toward the future.           ...
04/14/2015 - 1:00pm
Loud library riles local citizen   To the Editor:         I’ve been in this community for 26 years and have been to many public libraries. I have never seen one quite like the Hampton Public Library. It is louder than most any business that you will walk into in Hampton. The librarians are chatting...
04/14/2015 - 12:59pm
Shut up and take my money!        Dear HBO, I can only hold out my money for so long before I’m forced to come to the conclusion that you’re just not interested in it.      The latest season of “Game of Thrones” started this Sunday and, if history holds true, it will become the...
04/14/2015 - 12:58pm
Fostering charitable giving in Iowa communities        Iowa Community Foundationsare nonprofit organizations that provide grants to meet local needs, build philanthropy and create endowments for the long-term benefit of charitable projects and programs. Their work enhances local arts and culture, the environment, education...
04/07/2015 - 3:07pm
Spring safety solutions        Fields throughout Iowa have been buzzing with activity recently in preparation for the spring planting season. Though rains might hamper work this week, farmers will no doubt take advantage of ideal spring weather once the clouds clear off.      An uptick in activity means...
04/07/2015 - 3:06pm
  Here We Go Again          I’m starting to think I should just rename this column, “This Week In The Perpetually Outraged.”      Is there something in the water? Just in the last few months it seems like you can’t go a week without another ridiculous controversy about some...
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