On September 18, the Herald printed a letter to the editor in which the writer tossed a lot of personal invectives at me, saying that I’m “the kind of person that promotes fear, anger, misogyny and would probably react by saying, ‘Boys will be boys.’” And the charge of "inspiring small-mindedness that causes cowardice and bigotry in the middle of the night." The writer gives no examples to substantiate those bizarre claims.
Iowa is an agricultural state that produces corn, beans, and livestock, and we feed the world. Our agricultural productivity is the engine of all Iowa communities and businesses.
For nearly 50 years, the Libertarian Party has espoused the virtues of limited government by promoting the idea of individual liberty, personal freedom, and self-governance.
Recently I was seen by my skin doctor that comes down from Des Moines twice a week. He prescribed a topical cream that I had used before, it being fluorouracil 5 percent. Upon going to the Hy-Vee Pharmacy, I find out it was $194.00, my cost.
In regards to the new construction on C Avenue West that has been completed. I returned from work this last weekend to find my road was opened back up and was glad.
Former Oskaloosa head football coach Jerry Staton was honored this morning as one of the “50 greatest Iowa high school football coaches of all time” by the Des Moines Register. What a wonderful honor for a man who devoted his life to teaching young people great life lessons through the sport…
This week I learned there are neighbors in Oskaloosa that have no place to live. It broke my heart. We need to do something about this. It made me cry. It should make you cry.
Our concern about the proposed Highway 63 bypass involves more than just our land being carved up for this project; it also involves the wisdom of routing traffic west of Oskaloosa instead of east of Oskaloosa.
Pella Corporation wishes to express our ongoing appreciation [to The Honorable Jim Mueller, Members of the Pella City Council, Members of PACE, Members of SCRAA] for your important and thoughtful work regarding the future of air transportation for the City of Pella and the surrounding region…
Paul DeGeest, candidate for the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors and former sheriff, is asking that question in relationship to the county's need for a new communication system to serve first responders, law enforcement, fire districts and residents.
It is unacceptable that someone running for county supervisor would allow any of the county's farmland to be destroyed for a wanted, not needed, airport – much less Heritage and Century farms.
- Osky High School announces honor roll
- Osky Middle School announces honor roll
- 33 new COVID-19 cases in Marion, 23 in Mahaska
- 38 more COVID-19 cases in Marion; 13 in Mahaska
- Five area boys selected to all-state football teams
- 37 more Iowans die of COVID-19
- Marion adds 13 COVID-19 cases, 7 in Mahaska
- Marion County adds 12 virus cases; 6 new in Mahaska
- New YMCA will offer double the pool fun
- Hy-Vee recalls two products due to contamination, health risks