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Dear editor, “Past it on.” This phrase had real meaning for me this week. A couple of days ago I was at the checkout counter of a local store and the manager could not get…

Dear editor, During these problematic times of the COVID-19 pandemic it would be difficult to find a more consistent and reliable organization than the Iola Public Library. Despite the challenges facing a public venue, the…

Dear editor, I have been a self-employed housekeeper for 30 years. I have always had to purchase my own health insurance. The premiums got out of reach and I went without insurance for a number…

 Dear editor, This election and what is happening in our nation is stressful for everyone. Iola is not immune.  There have been some people in Iola who have used hate to show their opposition to…

Dear editor, Dr. Roger Marshall has earned my vote for Senate. His past experience in the medical field and his support of legislation supporting pre-existing conditions make him the ideal choice. Marshall is a strong…

Dear editor, Congratulations to the Bowlus Fine Arts Center for coordinating the successful “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition.  Humanities Kansas appreciates all of the hard work contributed by Daniel Kays and…

Dear editor, I have known Mike Bruner for a very long time, clear back to our college days. Mike, his wife Glenda, and I are all proud to be members of the last graduating class…

Dear editor, Recently I’ve had a “revelation” that has blessed me and I believe I’m led by the Lord to share it.  As a victim of molestation as a 6-year-old, date rape as a young…

Dear editor, In the Aug. 4 primary, Allen County voters approved a measure to loosen the county’s liquor laws be put on the Nov. 3 ballot. The measure eliminates the restriction on entertainment and dining…

Dear editor, Artists are put here to help others to see.  Right now I see a bunch of introverts putting down President Donald Trump, an extrovert, for going out for a joy ride while being…