Category archives for: Editorial

Letter To The Editor: Our “brand,” built upon years of rich history and tradition, needs to be strengthened and tweaked

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. A consortium of Main Street and other groups is considering suggestions made by Roger Brooks, an expert in tourism and “branding” who has been paid $82,000 (so far). The group surveyed 1500 individuals online only […]

Letter To The Editor: Oskaloosa doesn’t look near as nice as it did those many years ago

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Nine months ago my wife and I had the opportunity to move back “home” to Oskaloosa after being away the past thirty plus years. One of the first things we noticed was that Oskaloosa doesn’t […]

Letter To The Editor: Every session the question facing the legislature is how to fit Iowans’ priorities within the constraints of state revenue.

The Iowa Capitol

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. For years, state government in Iowa operated much like it does in Washington, D.C. – spend more than they have, send taxpayers into debt, and pass hard decisions off to future lawmakers. Each year another […]

Letter To The Editor: Standing Up For Business

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Iowa businesses contribute greatly to the economic engine of our state. Main Street business owners take risks; they pay taxes and spend hard earned dollars to grow and improve. They also vote people into office […]

Letter To The Editor: Statement in the Advertisement is a Complete Fabrication

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. At the February 2, 2015 Board of Supervisors meeting I made a proposal to the Board in which, in the event the FAA approved the airport project, the County would offer land at the County […]

Letter To The Editor: My hope is that voters will wake up and voice their concerns

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I heard this morning that certain individuals running for public office support the proposed regional airport, and that imminent domain is a part of that process. Everyone is entitled to their opinion; however, I hope […]

Letter To The Editor: Dave Loebsack has been given a grade “F”

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As a lifetime member of the NRA, chairman of the Southern Iowa Friends of NRA and 2nd Amendment supporter, (the right to have and bear arms), it is very important to me that a candidate […]

Letter To The Editor: Campaigning To Represent District 80

Jared Godby (I) for Iowa House District 80

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I’ve been campaigning to represent District 80 in the Iowa house for several months now and I would like to take a moment to write on the idea of representation. A representative, as the name […]

Question Of The Week: Who Has Your Vote In Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District?

Osky News

Our question this time focuses on the 2nd Congressional District race between Dave Loebsack (D) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R). If you don’t support either of those candidates, you may choose the Other Candidate option. As always, votes are anonymous and you can make only one vote from an IP address. [poll id=”211″]

Letter To The Editor: Works hard to keep our meetings and deliberations public

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. In a recent opinion piece Frank Glandon says the Oskaloosa City Council is contemplating giving $100,000 and $200,000 gifts to several entities. While the council is routinely approached for funding of various activities, it is […]

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