Opinion

10/21/2014 - 12:03pm
Home Base Iowa program a good move for Franklin County        Recent efforts to make our community a more welcoming place for military veterans is a step in the right direction for Franklin County and the businesses that call it home.      Local officials have been pushing a new initiative called Home Base Iowa that aims to draw former...
10/14/2014 - 12:54pm
Praise for FCAC        How thankful we should be for all of the wonderful artistic talent that we have in Franklin County as well as their willingness to share it with us.      The fourth edition of "An Evening Like It Used To Be" held at the Windsor Theater was a delight for everyone...
10/14/2014 - 12:54pm
Traffic Have you noticed all the wrecks at Highway 3 and Main Street in Hampton? No? That's because there haven't been any since the traffic signal died and was replaced by stop signs. When we approach the intersection we look at the other drivers as if we coexist with them on planet Earth. How nice it is to know we can have a...
10/14/2014 - 12:53pm
Campaign bits and pieces To the editor: Who is Bruce Braley? First he tried to say he’s a farmer because he worked in a co-op elevator and drove a truck! The Braley indicates farmers aren’t worth the stuff they scoop because they haven’t been to law school and don’t have a law degree! That’s about all we...
10/14/2014 - 12:52pm
Appreciates efforts of H-D football team To the editor: As a member of the Harriman-Nielsen Historic Farm Board, I would like to recognize the young men on the H-D football team for their community service. After a late night, hard-fought victory against Estherville on Friday, October 3, they came in force at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning to...
10/07/2014 - 1:53pm
Fired up about 4-H        Oct. 5-11 marks National 4-H Week here in America. 4-H clubs from sea to shining sea are celebrating with community-wide events and membership drives, and it’s certainly a wonderful sight to see our youth excited about such a worthwhile organization.      4-H isn...
Syndicate content