Letters to the Editor
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COLUMBIA — During drought, plants and livestock suffer. So do farmers. Life in rural America can be rough, especially when weather-related events such as drought and flood put crops and … more
True patriots of this country must ask themselves, who is the strongest, most knowledgeable person to fix the innumerable disasters the Biden administration has caused? Biden’s killing of … more
To the Editor: The weather looks a lot like our politics these days…it dominates the news with its extremism. We have broad and prolonged heat waves globally, malaria carrying … more
To the Editor: At my age, I do not have contact with or knowledge of what is being taught in the Owensville schools and I hope this letter does not apply to our local schools. As a taxpayer … more
To the Editor:   I am the principal stock holder and owner along with my sons Kirby Kotthoff and Christopher Kotthoff of Hermann Save-A-Lot (Kotthoff Foods Inc.) and I am very … more
To the Editor: “Marijuana is not safe. It can kill you.” It most certainly can. But then again, so can sharing our nation’s roadways with people who run red lights or … more
To the Editor: I must question the judiciousness of anyone who takes, at face value, anything said by a national politician (or the government as a whole). Pointing out a politician’s … more
To the Editor: As we observe National Foster Care Month, Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association reflects on the importance of the foster care system and its crucial role in the … more
To the Editor: I’m pretty sure defense attorney, Joe Tacopina, fared better legally with clients like Don and Wyatt Imus, than he has with Donald J. Trump. A key factor is likely that Don … more
U.S. House Republicans are revealing where their priorities lie when it comes to American families.  Rather than agreeing to raise the debt ceiling without conditions, they are demanding … more
To the Editor: For your readers unfamiliar with it, a “Parents’ Bill of Rights” (PBR) is a law that helps to secure the right of parents to have a major say in how their kids … more
To the Editor: On April 4th, the patrons of the Gasconade R-2 Schools will have the opportunity to vote yes for capital improvements in many vast areas for our students. The School … more
The upcoming April elections contains a plethora of taxes; new taxes, increased taxes, and continuing taxes. A virtual taxapalooza awaits you in the voting booth. Depending where you live … more
To the Editor: This election cycle will serve multiple purposes. It will allow the citizenry the opportunity to elect their chosen representatives for local governing entities and to vote … more
To the Editor: “How would Americans feel if there was a law requiring Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to turn over the data they collect to the government regularly?” What, … more
To the Editor: There appears to be no shortage of idioms in the city of Gerald, and no, I did not misspell the word. I was asked by a friend of mine if a certain citizen of Gerald even had a … more
To the Editor: While many label his business and political dealings as shady and underhanded, if not downright criminal, Donald J. Trump has proven quite adroit at staying one step ahead of … more
To the Editor: For better or worse, Missouri voters legalized the sale of marijuana in November. The ballot initiative gave Missouri cities and counties authority to establish a local 3 percent … more
To the Editor: I graduated from Owensville High School, my child graduated, my nieces graduated and I have great-grandchildren attending this school now. I felt I had a good education, my … more
To the Editor: So to clarify, I don’t believe that this is a dead horse. This being the decision of a city board to arbitrarily choose to ignore the very codes they, the city, spent tax … more
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