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Thankful for mayor

As a resident of Estherville for many years, I would like to say how much I appreciate the letters to all of us written by Mayor Joseph May almost every week and published in the Estherville Daily News. He obviously cares deeply about the citizens of this town and how our lives are impacted ...

Reader applauds mayor

Mayor Joseph M. May I applaud you and thank you for your message to all of us. So very true and timely. With Liberty and Justice for all. Sincerely, Dona Opsal

Town Hall = Photo Op?

I noticed in the March 29 issue of the Estherville News that my Congressman, Randy Feenstra, visited Estherville Friday and reviewed solar energy panels at New Fashion Pork with eight city officials as “guests.” I wish I had known he was coming so I could have given him my ...

Parent questions Iowa Lakes graduation limitations

President Newhouse, I am writing today in regard to the upcoming Spring Commencement at Iowa Lakes. My son is on track to graduate and will be participating in commencement ceremony. For a kid who struggled academically thru high school, he is very proud and excited of his ...

Auxiliary grateful for hometown support

Once again Estherville has proven what it means by “Home Town Support.” When the Covid-19 virus kept the VFW Auxiliary from their annual Buddy Poppy Drive, Oliver Anderson took it upon himself to go around to the area businesses and nearby communities and ask for donations. As many of ...

Estherville Community Christmas Project cancelled for 2020

Dear Friends, As many of you know, Emmet County has had an annual Community Christmas Project for the past 37 years. The project began in 1982 as a response to the stressful financial circumstances faced by many of our community members. The project that is sponsored by the Estherville Area ...

Assessor recaps history of VFW taxes in Emmet County

To the Editor:The Emmet County Assessor's Office would like to thank all the veterans for their service to this country. I would like to make the public aware of the reason why the Estherville and Armstrong VFWs are partially taxable. This situation is in no way about dishonoring our ...

Letters to the Editor for March 12

The Role of the VFWTo the Editor:The VFW is the largest and oldest war veterans service organization. We have a long and proven history of providing vital assistance and support to America's service members, veterans and their families. Fighting for veterans' benefits on Capitol Hill, to ...

Work to keep the caucus

Dear Editor,The Emmet County Republicans would like to thank all who came out and caucused last Monday. Special thanks go to Amy Sathoff's office for their help, as well as Iowa Lakes Community College for help with Caucus Training and for facilitating the event Monday night. Everything went ...

VFW property taxes??

To the Editor:Thank you Steve Woodley for your letter to the Editor on the VFW Real Estate Tax issue. Have known Steve for over 60 years now and believe him to be a man of honesty and integrity. That means when Mr Woodley says something ... "You can take it to the bank."Seems like a simple ...