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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Governor’s AEA proposals are wrong for Iowa

Fifty years ago, AEAs were created with the help of Senator Chuck Grassley to create equal opportunities for all students, so that regardless of where you lived, all children and educators had equal access and support to ensure Iowa students could achieve to the fullest. Through the AEA, I was ...

Letter to the Editor: Protect our farmland

Are you concerned about global warming? What would you say if Tama County has a machine that captures 305,000 tons of carbon dioxide and emits enough oxygen for 2,209,000 people to breathe every year with no carbon footprint, no cost at all. Too good to be true? Not at all. It’s a byproduct ...

Letter to the Editor: Hawkeye Community College

As the Board of Trustees for Hawkeye Community College, we’re committed to ensuring the public's investment in Hawkeye is protected. In 2015, voters approved a bond referendum to help the college fund a 10-year facilities plan. This came at a pivotal time in Hawkeye's history. It not only ...

Letter to the Editor: Samaritan’s Purse

I am writing to thank Reinbeck​​​-area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Generosity throughout contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection season at drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation ...

Letter to the Editor: Linda Moeller

As taxpayers, we entrust the County Treasurer to properly account for our tax payments and license fees. We also expect the County Treasurer to have the necessary education, experience, and objectivity to do the job to serve taxpayers. Independent candidate for Tama County Treasurer Kathy ...

Letter to the Editor: Vote Brodigan for Supervisor

Do you believe in electing the most qualified candidate to do the job of safeguarding your tax dollars? If you do, the choice is clear in the November general election. Vote for Randie Brodigan for Tama County Supervisor. Randie is experienced in county affairs. He worked in Tama County for ...

Letter to the Editor: Kathy Holtz for Treasurer

I am casting my ballot in the November general election for Kathy Holtz for Tama County Treasurer. Kathy is very qualified to do the job after studying accounting at the University of Iowa, and understanding what it takes to lead and work with others as an experienced, detail-oriented ...

Letter to the Editor: Support for a 5 Member Board of Supervisors

Please support the Public Measure on the November 8th General Election Ballot that would increase the number of Tama County Supervisors from three to five members. Having two more sets of fresh eyes to scrutinize, debate, and vote on all the expenditures of our county would be most beneficial ...

Letter to the Editor: Carolyn Adolphs

In the November general election, Tama County voters have a clear choice for County Treasurer – Kathy Holtz. Kathy is an experienced accountant who has the necessary qualifications, education in accounting, and communications skills in working well with people to lead the Treasurer's ...