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We just lost an icon in our community in my humble opinion. He could, or should, have written a book on what it means to be a dedicated public servant. His intent was to represent his constituents in the best possible way he could. We are going to miss you Ken Abrams in so many ways! I will miss...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting Where are you going? I'm taking part in a virtual play practice. Well, break a digital leg. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor, named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me, such as: If 2020 were ice cream, it would be okra...
There is one week set aside each year to salute newspapers for the important role they have played in our nation, a role that goes back to the beginning of these United States. This year, however, waiting until October 4-10 and National Newspaper Week has been difficult, because the coronavirus...
Dear Editor- I would like to take this opportunity to share my experiences with Representative Jane Bloomindale while I was serving as the President of the Iowa Firefighters Association. For those of you who are not aware, the IFA is an organization comprised of over 14,000 firefighters from all...
Dear Editor, Over the weekend (September 26 and 27) I handed out dozens of Trump Campaign (and other candidates) yard signs around the county. Two days later I’ve been inundated with calls from people telling me their Trump signs are being stolen and asking for replacements. And we’ve had large...
As winter approaches we need to talk about parking. When the snow plows start trying to clear the city streets it is important that the street be clear of obstructions. Now is the time to start planning where our summer toys will be stored. Please pay attention to the following: Northwood city...
88th General Assembly: September 15 was National Online Learning Day, and while this newsletter will be coming out later than that day, the issues National Online Learning Day recognize are important, and even more so as more and more students are learning online. Over the last several years, we...
Dear Editor, When the Republican Leadership is crushing Labor Unions, destroying the U.S. Postal Service, dismantling Social Security and Medicare, not taking responsibility of the COVID-19 outbreak, or helping in anyway to curb it. Turning back environmental protections, so corporations can...
By Michael Bugeja Iowa Capital Dispatch iowacapitaldispatch.com “In God We Trust” is the official motto of the United States, but the first to appear on a circulating coin was “Mind Your Business,” conceived by Benjamin Franklin. The motto appears on the 1787 “Fugio” cent — the Latin for “I fly...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting How is your job going? It's going really, really, really, really well. Really? Not really. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor, named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me, such as: My carpenter aunt (she built houses) had...

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