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Editorial – Oskaloosa News http://oskynews.org Oskaloosa Iowa and Surrounding Area News Fri, 10 Sep 2021 17:32:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.1 Mariannette Miller-Meeks: 20 Years Later, We Will Never Forget http://oskynews.org/mariannette-miller-meeks-20-years-later-we-will-never-forget/ Fri, 10 Sep 2021 17:32:37 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=113414 This weekend is the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks that led to the deaths of 2,996 Americans. September 11th, 2001, started as a beautiful fall day in Iowa. My medical office in Ottumwa, Iowa, was less than five minutes away from my residence. I was on my way to the office shortly before […]

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Mariannette Miller-Meeks: Honoring Their Sacrifice http://oskynews.org/mariannette-miller-meeks-honoring-their-sacrifice/ Sat, 21 Aug 2021 04:59:04 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=113113 As a 24-year U.S. Army veteran and a Congresswoman representing a state with thousands of Gold Star Families, active-duty military, and retired servicemen and women, one of my top priorities in Congress is looking out for their best interests. Tragically, many veterans who have served our country suffer from emotional trauma such as depression, anxiety, […]

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Mariannette Miller-Meeks: What the Flag Means to Me http://oskynews.org/mariannette-miller-meeks-what-the-flag-means-to-me/ Sat, 03 Jul 2021 00:44:32 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=112622 by Mariannette Miller-Meeks This weekend, we celebrate the 245th anniversary of our nation’s independence. As we use this time to celebrate our freedom with family and friends, we must take a moment to remember what Independence Day means to us as a nation. Our country and the flag that represents it are symbols of freedom […]

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Letter To The Editor: Grotesque Double Standard http://oskynews.org/letter-to-the-editor-grotesque-double-standard/ Fri, 26 Mar 2021 03:44:13 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=111078 Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Grotesque Double Standard The Seussian cartoon depiction of a Chinese man is too offensive, grotesque, racist and immoral for the left. That image needs to be stricken from the historical record. Any tolerators of such […]

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Letter To The Editor: SSB1195 Could Impact Animals In Our State http://oskynews.org/letter-to-the-editor-ssb1195-could-impact-animals-in-our-state/ Mon, 01 Mar 2021 05:46:46 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=110532 Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I appreciate that the Des Moines Register published a recent opinion piece by Preston Moore about a very dangerous bill in the Iowa statehouse. I did not realize how negatively SSB1195 could impact the animals […]

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Letter To The Editor: Endorsement of Kathryn Kaul-Goodman and Lisa Ossian http://oskynews.org/letter-to-the-editor-endorsement-of-kathryn-kaul-goodman-and-lisa-ossian/ Thu, 22 Oct 2020 13:38:20 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=108718 Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. For the past 30-plus years the voters of Mahaska County have been voting in many one issue candidates. These one issue candidates have been focused on one issue and one issue only to the detriment […]

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Letter To The Editor: Vote For Kathryn Kaul-Goodman http://oskynews.org/letter-to-the-editor-vote-for-kathryn-kaul-goodman/ Tue, 20 Oct 2020 13:32:22 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=108716 Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As a Mahaska County citizen, I would like to ask you to vote for Kathryn Kaul-Goodman. She will support our county as a whole. Not just the rural areas or the outskirts of our towns, […]

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Letter To The Editor: Endorsement of Kathryn Kaul-Goodman http://oskynews.org/letter-to-the-editor-endorsement-of-kathryn-kaul-goodman/ Sun, 18 Oct 2020 12:40:10 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=108680 Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. It is with great pleasure that my husband and I endorse Kathryn Kaul-Goodman for Mahaska County Supervisor. Brad and I believe in the vision Kathryn has for Mahaska County and her dedication to unite the […]

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Letter To The Editor: Van Weelden Letter Of Support http://oskynews.org/letter-to-the-editor-van-weelden-letter-of-support/ Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:25:18 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=108635 Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. George Toubekis hit the nail on the head. It’s time to stop these senseless lawsuits. Mark Groenendyk blamed the cities for the airport suit. NO. It was he and Mark Doland that passed a resolution […]

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Letter To The Editor: I would like to endorse Kathryn Kaul-Goodman for Mahaska County Supervisor http://oskynews.org/letter-to-the-editor-i-would-like-to-endorse-kathryn-kaul-goodman-for-mahaska-county-supervisor/ Thu, 08 Oct 2020 12:17:52 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=108522 Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. With great pleasure I would like to endorse Kathryn Kaul-Goodman for Mahaska County Supervisor. I have enjoyed the time I have spent speaking with her, listening to interviews, and listening to how she handled and […]

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