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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.…

Dear editor, May 31 was Memorial day respecting our service men and women. Yet the City of Iola could not put the American flag around the square. It is shameful that small towns outdid Iola,…

Dear editor, This will be my tenth year conducting the Iola Municipal Band, and I couldn’t be more proud to be a part of such a wonderful organization. But, more importantly, this will be the…

Dear editor, In regards to more mass murders, guns are not the problem. People are.  We seem to have gone from being kind, generous people to “it’s all about me and money.” We need better…

Dear editor, I read with interest the position that this publication takes on the subject of abortion.  The subject was  highlighted by a guest editorial on May 18. I shuttered reading the wording of the…