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Dear editor, I wanted to put in my two cents worth about the upcoming primary race for the Second District Congressional seat.  I taught with Jake LaTurner’s mother before I retired and know the family…

Dear editor,  As a physician, I worry I may soon be forced to decide between sending a nursing home patient or a younger person who has come down with COVID-19 to the hospital because of…

Dear editor, What are you grateful for living in Iola, Allen County, Kansas,  United States of America, in celebrating our independence and our unique form of government in July of 2020?  As a life-long resident…

Dear editor, I want to praise our county commissioners for following the governor’s mandate on wearing masks! Hallelujah, some government officials are showing leadership!   Judy D. Baker, Iola, Kan.

Dear editor, In any group there are individuals who create a problem for the whole group; there are always a few slimewagons and malcontents unwilling to follow the guidelines.  The majority of police officers are…

Dear editor, I am proud to be an American. Though this country is far from perfect, we enjoy freedoms here that are not allowed in a lot of other countries. We enjoy these freedoms because…

Dear editor, I want to give a big shout-out to all the doctors, nurses, and other medical people for their dedication and skills in the course of this pandemic. You are truly patriots in the…

Dear editor, I want to give a huge “Hoorah” to all those in the medical field, law enforcement and transportation. You’ve been there since the Civil War to the present. You’ve pulled us off the…

Dear editor, With this virus, social distancing is important. Here’s some tips that may help. Eat a lot of garlic. It’s good for you and people will stand back.  You could cook up a big…

Dear editor, As we look forward to celebrating the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior — Jesus Christ — this coming Sunday, I would like to take a few minutes to encourage everyone to take…