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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: John Anderson

Congratulations to Ms Wrage for winning* the 53 District Primary. And also to Mr Hexter who came in second. Finishing with 63 votes against such strong primary candidates, I consider it a personal win in my column. Representative Fisher is probably sweating bullets right now. Thanks for voting ...

Letter to the Editor: Heather Knebel for Tama Co. Supervisor

I am endorsing Heather Knebel in the Tama Co. Republican Primary election for Tama Co. Supervisor in district 3. Heather would listen to the concerns of the citizens, find the best possible solutions, and vote in the best interest of her constituents. She is one of the most energetic young ...

Letter to the Editor: To the Citizens of Tama County, both north and south

Over 2 years ago I became a part of a large organization formed in northern Tama Co. to stave off development and sales, loss of our precious farmland, to huge China Tech Companies. Tama County Against Turbines formed to protect all of our county, as contracts were/are being signed. Many ...

Letter to the Editor: VOTE FOR MARK DOLAND, DISTRICT 4 SUPERVISOR

Bill Faircloth opposes going to a five-member Board of Supervisors. He opposes it to the extent that he helped lead efforts to pass a resolution that would attempt to overturn the results of the 2022 ballot measure that transitions Tama County from 3 to 5 Supervisors. That would have been ...

Letter to the Editor: Celebrating National Agriculture Week

National Agriculture Week is a good opportunity for all of us to appreciate our natural resources and consider how we can all do our part to protect them. As a 4th generation cattle and crop farmer in Tama County, I would like to share how farmers are protecting soil and water in our area ...

Letter to the Editor: John Clayton

Dear Editor, Iowa House Representative Dean Fisher was a vocal supporter of private school vouchers. However, he will use the taxpayer voucher money to establish and run his private school after passing the law. In other words, I believe he utilized his elected position to enrich himself. ...

Letter to the Editor: Pastor Seth Hedman

Dear Editor, This is in regards to the February 16 article in the Sun-Courier about the public library legislation. By the way people talk, you would think the proposed library bill seeks to ban libraries, when it only gives city councils the *option* of exercising oversight. Why is there so ...

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 ...