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Dear editor, I appreciate the concerns of the Iola resident who wrote in opposition to alcohol being available to people attending events at The Bowlus. However, I’ve always been a supporter of individual liberties.  I…

Dear editor, Due to the state order to close all events with 10 or more in attendance for the next eight weeks due to COVID-19, the Bowlus Fine Arts Center has moved the following performances…

Alcohol at the Bowlus? Oh, my goodness! The Bowlus has always been one of the nicest places in Iola, maybe in the county. Why in the world would you want to put a black mark…

Dear editor, The impeachment trial against President Donald Trump went just the way I was afraid it would. If the president really is innocent you would think the Republicans would have wanted witnesses to prove…

Life now means death – at least for the unborn.

Dear editor, When Title IX hit our school system in 1974, I happened to be the girls P.E. teacher at Iola High School and Don Bain was our principal.  Mr. Bain skillfully informed me the…

Dear editor, Something that bothers me is how older people can get free transportation but younger people don’t have those opportunities.   I have arthritis really bad in my knee and it takes all my…

Dear editor, For SO MANY reasons an aquatic center would be a tremendous asset to our community. Many will balk at the expense but the potential revenue (if we utilize it as we should) will…

Dear editor, I think you hit the nail on the head with your editorial about the new Rec Center being proposed by Allen Community College. After the 2007 flood, a new rec center with an…

Dear editor, After reading what the Iola City Council members are putting on our streets I had to say I do not like it. I am a senior. When I went to walk across the…