Letters to the Editor
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To the Editor: Ms. Blankenship chooses to look the other way when it comes to the Democrat party problems. A problem much larger than our environment is crime. If you look at our larger … more
To the Editor: I am a Democrat, and I am proud to be one. I chose this party because of my grave concern for the environment and my strong respect for different cultures and races of people. As … more
To the Editor: The city of Hermann is looking to raise the rates for sewer and trash collection. While it is reasonable to expect prices on services to increase over time, due to … more
To the Editor: Welcome to America, where patriotism has become a freak show, and our freedoms are treated like disposable party favors. We’ve swapped patience for the dopamine drip of … more
To the Editor: Obtaining votes by favors or even cash has a long and sorry tradition in America. Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall made a science of it in New York, Pendergast did the same thing in … more
Dear Editor, The excitement of the Rock Island Trail Groundbreaking Ceremony and the tribute to our retiring mayor, John Kamler triggered memories of our city’s history. Many of us … more
To the Editor: John Kamler did many things to benefit the citizens of Owensville during his 16 years as mayor, but from my perspective he saved his best for last when he advised the board of … more
To the Editor: There are more school activities than sports, including music (choir and band), arts, drama, class productions, science, ag, to name a few. Many of these activities could be … more
To the Editor: By now, your readers know just about all the numbers involved in the Owensville Dutchgirls’ run to the Show-Me Showdown. But did you overlook my favorite: 89? According … more
Over the last several months, I have had the opportunity to engage with our community at public meetings, in face-to-face conversations, by phone, and on Facebook regarding Proposition GCR2, a … more
To the Editor: Through the years I have witnessed many communities in Missouri and the importance their school plays in the ability to attract industry, business and people to enjoy the quality … more
No, we don’t hate the children Get ready for the insults and caterwauling if you dare to speak out against the current school board proposal to spend another 16.5 million dollars. Why … more
On behalf of the Gasconade County R-2 School District, I encourage you to continue to support our kids, school, and community. As you know, the school is running a no-tax rate increase bond … more
The Gasconade County R-II School Board is proposing another one of their “no tax rate increase” bond issues. The district is proposing adding another $16,500,000.00 ($16.5 million … more
To the Editor: “America has not gone crazy. These Democrats have.” Amen to that! Is it not flagrantly obvious that Republicans are always right and Democrats are always wrong? … more
To the Editor: I have not been on social media since 2015, but reliable sources inform me there is no lack of opinion being voiced on the legitimacy of the school district canceling classes … more
To the Editor: I really did not know the difference between the two until the rash of TV ads made me curious, there must be a lot of money involved to generate this much advertising expense. … more
To the Editor: I respect farmers, but have lost respect for the leadership of Dan Engemann, director of regulatory affairs, Missouri Farm Bureau. His recent Guest Commentary in this paper … more
To the Editor: We are all watching the steady decline of this country. A few are trying to save it, many pay no attention, and several upper names in both major parties steadily lie to us … more
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
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