opinion

Vote NO on Iowa’s Reckless Gun Amendment

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 2:08 pm

Framers and promoters of Iowa’s proposed Gun Law Constitutional Amendment have been disingenuous, deceiving Iowans. 

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We can do better

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 8:53 pm

We can do better than Michael Bergan as our representative in the Iowa House. There are many reasons, but consider these three . . .

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Vote for Tim Lecander

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 8:52 pm

I was so pleased when I found out Tim Lecander was running for Iowa House in district 63. Rarely have I met a person so well informed and responsive in conversation. 

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Time to vote all blue

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 8:51 pm

Less than a month until the elections. November 8th. Mail-in ballots have 20 days to be sent by the county, received, and mailed back by November 8th. Mail can take 14+ days. Our congress knew that. 

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Be conscientious of tax and asset usage

Friday, October 7, 2022 10:31 pm

First, I am a proud graduate of Decorah High School. 

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Ukraine benefit concert

Friday, October 7, 2022 10:30 pm

On Sunday we heard children and adults from Ukraine crying out for freedom from oppression. 

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Humanely control deer population

Friday, October 7, 2022 10:29 pm

Decorah residents are aware that there are many deer in our community. Some people tolerate their presence and others want them removed. 

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Ask your repub candidates – WHY?

Thursday, July 21, 2022 1:38 pm

Sadly, Iowa’s state motto ‘our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain’ has been changed by our Iowa’s repubs to ‘our power we prize and our rule we will maintain!’ 

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Why the popularity of tattoos?

Thursday, July 21, 2022 1:38 pm

Why would anyone pay to have a permanent scar placed on his skin? 

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Shout out to previous track owners

Thursday, July 21, 2022 1:36 pm

I commend you for everything you did, for the track and the community. I only hope that others see this and acknowledge this as well. 

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The Short Street daily blockade

Thursday, July 21, 2022 1:35 pm

What is it going to take for the City and Law Enforcement to take action to stop the blockade of privileged drivers blocking the roadway to get their meal at Culvers and the future coffee shop.

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Decorah needs to do better when getting a reading consultant

Friday, June 24, 2022 9:18 pm

Decorah can do better.  $63,300 on a reading consultant for one year with a balanced literacy program is not a good use of resources, considering future budget issues.

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From hopeful future resident

Friday, June 3, 2022 9:10 pm

Dear Editor: After receiving the paper, the Bluffside Gardens article quickly caught my attention. I was excited and eager to know whether this was going to be a new living community for residents/future residents of Decorah. 

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Many questions remain

Friday, June 3, 2022 9:09 pm

Dear Editor:  There are many unanswered questions regarding recent City Council decisions. In light of the Scooter business coming to Decorah: 

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Thank you for not spraying herbicides

Friday, June 3, 2022 9:08 pm

Spring is finally here and dandelions are busting out to prove it once and for all. 

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