Opinion

As I was thinking about the subject of this column, I was leaning toward talking about how important it is that we have community pride!  And then on Jan. 21, the Des Moines Register hosted their...
It took several years. It took many committed hours of coming up with the right plan. It took generous donations of money from Ed and Betty Wilcox and others. But the hard work and committed effort...
With the legislative session just underway, it seemed appropriate to devote this column to educational issues that will be under consideration this year.  This year will be no different than any...
Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation is looking forward to 2017!  We will be kicking off the year with our Quarterly Human Resources Committee Meeting. Hosted by K/PACEDC, Mike...
Happy New Year!  What exactly is this organization called Chamber of Commerce?  As a individual citizen, what do they offer?  As a business who is asked for membership dues to support the programs,...
Ideas are just that - ideas until they come to fruition. For the past three months, we, at the Algona Upper Des Moines, have been discussing different ways we can improve the community’s newspaper....
Christmas Day is three days away. The day is a time to celebrate with our families. It is also a day to celebrate the birth of Jesus. More than any other time of the year, people always seem to get...
I just realized next week is my last week at the Algona Upper Des Moines. It seems so long ago that I sat with Gene Hall — one of the best bosses I’ve ever had — to tell him I wanted to leave...
We’re halfway through December, meaning that Christmas is 10 days away and a new year is just around the corner. For us in the newspaper business, we are always thinking about ways that we can...
This was my first time seeing what the holidays have to offer in Kossuth County communities. I’ve always been amazed by holiday traditions in all small communities across the country. And Kossuth...

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