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Thank a veteran this week

November is a month for gratefulness. Our friends on social media take time from their usual musings and posts to give thanks for all they have. Friday is the day we remember Armistice Day in 1919 the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The Veterans of WWI-which they knew as the ...

Could be greater

To the Editor:In response to the editorial in Thursday's paper that took exception to one of my campaign signs which reads "MAKE EMMET COUNTY GREAT AGAIN", it surprises me that anyone could have a problem with that message.To put it simply, Emmet County's population has fallen by more than a ...

Campaign slogans

Letter to the Editor:In traveling around Emmet County, it seems like there is a lot of interest in the supervisors election by the amount of yard signs I see.One of those candidates has apparently spent a lot of time and effort putting out many hard signs with catchy little slogans. Although ...

Letters to the Editor

Support the Ladies Night Out FundraiserTo the Editor:Thank you again to the Ladies Night Out Fundraiser for the generous donation I received last year during my journey with breast cancer. The gift was put to great use and brought a smile to my face when I needed it most. I would like to remind ...

Thanks for buying poppies

To the Editor:Once more the residents of Emmet County and visitors have shown their support of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Buddy Poppy Campaign for 2016.Members of John W. Brawford Post 3388 and Auxiliary are pleased with the gifts we received Sept 15 and 16. The money goes in a special fund ...

L.O.S.T. is getting to be a lost cause

When taxpayers were asked a few years ago to support a local option tax for community betterment, I thought it was a good idea and voted for it. I have always supported anything that has helped my town and county grow. I have lived here for over 50 years and dearly love this place, I have ...

National Health Care Week

To the editor:May 8-14, 2016 is National Health Care Week, a time we celebrate all of the talented, dedicated and compassionate people who hold all the various roles in health care. This year's celebration is particularly special because it marks the 100th year that we can trace back the ...

Feb 2 is important for Iowa Lakes

February 2 is of critical importance to the entire Iowa Lakes Community College district. For the first time ever, Iowa Lakes needs your vote to approve a new $16 million bond referendum.The bond will sunset in1 5 years with real estate tax implications for individuals with a home valued at ...

UDMO staff give thanks to community

Dear Editor,The Upper Des Moines Emmet Outreach Staff would like to thank all the churches, businesses, organizations, schools, and individuals that supported us throughout 2015. There are so many of you and we want you to know how much we appreciate all you have done for the Outreach. Without ...

Estherville Elks thanks community

The Estherville Elks Lodge #528 would like to thank the community for the support we received while collecting deer hides for our first year participating in the Elks Veterans Leather Program. By hunters donating deer hides, the Elks members then prepare them to be sent on to be tanned. After ...