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Dear editor, Jim Porter is running for re-election to the District 9 seat on the Kansas Board of Education. He has served on this board for the past eight years. During this time, he has…

Dear editor, I am writing to discuss my view on the Value Them Both Amendment. I am voting “Yes” for the amendment. I will discuss part of the reason why in the letter. I have…

Dear editor, Kansas Republicans introduced HB2746 back on March 29, 2022 to ban abortions from time of conception. The bill died in committee because abortion is currently protected in the Kansas Constitution. They listed only…

Dear editor, I was reading about Iola’s old electric park in which it had carnival-type rides, boats and games.  The time seems right to bring that back to Iola. We have an uptick of people…

Dear editor, As we approach the August 2 primary election, I want to thank our county election officials and poll workers who work tirelessly to ensure the security and integrity of our elections. Second, I…

Dear editor, Although Marv Smith was not selected for the KSHSAA Hall of Fame for 2022, the selection committee has assured me his file will automatically be resubmitted for 2023 and that any new information…

Dear editor, The reason we had the Roe v. Wade court case in 1973 was because the law determined a woman was not the owner of her body, the man she married was.  She sued…

Dear editor, This is the reality we are facing today. Everyone loves the thought of a no-kill animal shelter. The Allen County Animal Rescue employees work endless hours shuffling dogs and cats into other no-kill…

Dear editor, The college play, “Shipwrecked,” was one of the best-directed and acted plays I have ever seen.     The 90-minute play utilized entire actors’ bodies to portray the actions on the stage.  Even…

Dear editor, I read the opinion piece “Gun violence woven into American fabric; can we pull the thread,” with some disappointment. Once again the finger is pointed at the tools used rather than the deeper…