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Dear editor, It’s not about the color of your skin, where you came from, your sexual orientation, gender neutrality, who’s right and who’s wrong. It’s about the freedom to be able to choose any of…

Dear editor, The United States has history’s largest incarcerated population, and Kansas is not an outlier. We lock up about 698/100,000 of our neighbors, nearly the same rate as the height of Josef Stalin’s infamous…

Dear editor, I would like to shed a little light on the topic of the Topeka Correction Facility’s inmate work program happening in our community.  Prison work programs might, on the surface, bring “opportunities for…

Attention Marvin Smith fans! I have completed and will be submitting the necessary paperwork to nominate Marvin Smith for the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s Hall of Fame as a teacher and coach. The…

Dear editor, Well now, we certainly don’t want to cause the alcohol guzzlers any inconvenience by forcing them to drive to another place to get more booze on Sunday morning because they went anead and…

Dear editor, This state of Kansas is a very good place for “slave labor.” We have long hours — 10-12 hour days — and low pay, anything less than $15 an hour. Some jobs only…

Dear editor, We are people that worked through the worst of the pandemic and did not receive extra pay. I worked 40-plus hours a week and so did my husband. — Regina Skaggs, Iola, Kan.

Dear editor, Shortly after I moved to Iola Kansas in 2011 the City of Iola began discussions with the Allen County commission regarding Emergency Medical Services.  At that point in time Allen County ran a…

Dear editor, We are supposed to learn from history. It is a shame so many important aspects of our history have been omitted because someone might get “upset” or “offended” by some aspect of history. …

Dear editor, In my lifetime, I have seen and visited many wonderful places, carnivals, large and small, the Arch of St. Louis was a sight to behold, looking down at the people from the top.…