Opinion

02/24/2015 - 12:53pm
Another great season       Hampton-Dumont fans hardly had time to catch their breath after an exciting gridiron season this fall. Winter sports teams picked up right where the football squad left off, giving Bulldog Nation yet another victory-filled effort that didn’t go unnoticed.     Their hard work culminated in an exciting Saturday this past weekend...
01/27/2015 - 11:43am
Legislature tackles education funding last week   Week two of the legislative session is under our belts and our committees have quickly gotten down to business.      One of the issues we committed to addressing immediately when this legislative session began was the amount of funding that will be provided to our K...
01/20/2015 - 12:55pm
Planning for progress   Unless you’ve been living underneath a rock for the past two weeks, you’ve probably heard about the new $4 million housing development planned for downtown Hampton. The project, dubbed “The 101,” is scheduled for completion in December 2015 and will feature 26 quality apartment units. You...
01/20/2015 - 12:54pm
Not Our Earth Logic         Aliens exist, and I can prove it.      Just look at your smart phone, tablet, or computer the next time it updates to the next “new and improved” user interface design. These UIs prove that aliens are among us because nobody familiar with our Earth...
01/20/2015 - 12:53pm
Get out of the way. We want to see our kids.                   I never thought this would happen. We went shopping for a truck camper.      Two of our kids live in Los Angeles and Dawn has two brothers in South Carolina. They deserve for us to...
01/20/2015 - 12:52pm
Growing Iowa’s middle class in 2015                   The Iowa Legislature gaveled in on Jan. 12 for the 2015 session. It was an honor to sign my name in the official register after being re-elected as senator for the people of Senate District 27, which includes...
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