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Dear Editor, Whether raising taxes or lowering taxes gets the desired result depends on the negative space surrounding the decision. Like in a picture, the subject matter’s impression depends on the background around the subject.…

Dear Editor,I continue to follow the council meetings by person, by news report, and the City’s web page. And, after reading the news account following last week’s council meeting, I wanted to make certain that…

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on recent events. Unemployment, health care, the deficit and others pale to our most precious asset — our children.A very smart person once said, and I paraphrase, A…

Dear Editor,Taking money from Peter to pay Paul may be OK, but Peter deserves some assurance that Paul is eventually going to repay the debt.Sometimes government comes up with ideas that give the appearance of…

Dear Editor, I was a little disappointed with the Register’s coverage of last week’s Ward 4 meeting with councilmen Ken Rowe and Steve French, as there were many pointed questions from across the audience covering…

Dear Editor,Good news. Councilmen Steve French and Ken Rowe, who represent Ward 4 of Iola, are holding a public forum at Iola Middle School this Thursday evening. Councilpersons reaching out to the citizens of each…

Dear Editor,A wise man once observed, “The leech has two daughters. ‘Give! Give!’ they cry.” (Proverbs 30:15) Has anyone noticed how this observation seems to capture the spirit and intent of the rhetoric of the…

Dear Editor, I applaud Susan Lynn’s article titled “City council: like a bad movie,” which appeared in Saturday’s paper. Susan hit the nail on the head with her comments regarding city attorney Chuck Apt, plus…

Dear Editor, Susan Lynn’s editorial in the Weekender was very much appreciated.Now I have a few words to go along with it:Mr. Rowe and Mr. Callahan need to take a few lessons from past city…

Dear Editor:   The trustees of the soon to be built Allen County Hospital, representing current as well as future generations of Allen County residents, thank the elected officials of the City of Iola for their…