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Editorials

Iowa Courts Expand Their Successess

The Chief Justice of Iowa's Supreme Court, Mark Cady, told legislators this week that Iowans can be proud of our state's court system, which is one of the best in the nation.The top priorities of the Judicial Branch are ensuring public safety and protecting Iowa's children. Since the ...

Letter to the Editor: Marriage equality

To the Editor,On Friday the Supreme Court announced it will take up same sex marriage. While marriage equality has gained attention in recent years, the movement is older than many Americans realize.During slavery, African American couples were barred from marriage. Such unions were not ...

Letter to the Editor: Kellogg column

Heath Kellogg,I never could tell a good joke, so reading your column the first of the year put a smile on my face (the joke about the Hell's Angel biker drinking the other guy's poision). I've read the joke to all my family and farther out, and how they laughed!Now that's the way to get started ...

Iowa Courts Expand Their Successess

The Chief Justice of Iowa's Supreme Court, Mark Cady, told legislators this week that Iowans can be proud of our state's court system, which is one of the best in the nation.The top priorities of the Judicial Branch are ensuring public safety and protecting Iowa's children. Since the ...

From the Hawkeye CC Board of Trustees

To the Editor -The Board of Trustees of Hawkeye Community College would like to extend a sincere thank you to the voters and taxpayers of our communities for their past support of the College.As Trustees of Hawkeye, we view ourselves as public servants who are working to improve our communities ...

Letter to the Editor: Marriage equality

To the Editor,On Friday the Supreme Court announced it will take up same sex marriage. While marriage equality has gained attention in recent years, the movement is older than many Americans realize.During slavery, African American couples were barred from marriage. Such unions were not ...

Letter to the Editor: Kellogg column

Heath Kellogg,I never could tell a good joke, so reading your column the first of the year put a smile on my face (the joke about the Hell's Angel biker drinking the other guy's poision). I've read the joke to all my family and farther out, and how they laughed!Now that's the way to get started ...

District 72 Update

Back in SessionThe 2015 Legislative Session is well underway. The first week as always is filled with tradition and formality. Monday morning we were sworn in for the 86th General Assembly. We have 17 new members of the House and one seat still open awaiting a special election. That seat was ...

From the Hawkeye CC Board of Trustees

To the Editor -The Board of Trustees of Hawkeye Community College would like to extend a sincere thank you to the voters and taxpayers of our communities for their past support of the College.As Trustees of Hawkeye, we view ourselves as public servants who are working to improve our communities ...

Obama’s Executive Overreach No Laughing Matter

A recent Saturday Night Live skit tapped into a deep concern among Americans about the President's excessive use of executive authority. That concern is exacerbated with the reality now better understood that President Obama has largely kept the public from knowing the extent of his unilateral ...