Category archives for: Editorial

Letter To The Editor: Vote For Supervisor Henry W. (Willie) Van Weelden

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. To the Editor, I am writing this letter to encourage Mahaska County residents to vote for Supervisor Henry W. (Willie) Van Weelden on June 5. Experience matters. And Willie has a proven track record of […]

Letter To The Editor: How one guy can (and will) block funding for parks and water quality

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. February 13, 2018 “I will not support any sort of tax increase. Period.” This was basically the response I got Monday from Representative Guy Vander Linden (R, District 79) when I asked whether he’d be […]

A rebuttal to Marsy’s Law from a Victim Advocate

Crisis Intervention Services

Marsy’s Law would establish constitutional rights for Iowa crime victims without having concrete action steps in place to meet the comprehensive needs of those Iowa victims. Before taking the step to amend the Iowa Constitution, we should make sure to adequately support existing services. Marsy’s Law originates from a state that doesn’t understand how hard […]

Letter To The Editor: “I have never seen it this bad.”

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I am Cheryl Plank, the Executive Director at Tenco, Industries. Tenco has been around for over 50 years. We provide services in a 10-county region in South Central Iowa.  We have offices in 7 counties […]

Letter To The Editor: I wish to publicly show my support for Mrs. Lynette Stream

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. With the upcoming Oskaloosa School Board election fast approaching, I wish to publicly show my support for Mrs. Lynette Stream. Lynette is a wife and mother who has been awakened to use her efforts to […]

Letter To The Editor: Carl has dedicated 20 years of his life to helping the Oskaloosa Community School District

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Teachers and students deserve school environments that are safe, supportive, and conducive to teaching and learning. When we think about Carl Drost, we think about a man who is passionate about making sure that this […]

DROST: A VOICE FOR OUR CHILDREN

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As a former science teacher in Oskaloosa for many years, I support Carl Drost for school board. Carl and I served together on the school board for six years. We were on opposite sides of […]

Letter To The Editor: I Knew This Closing Would Provoke Emotions

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. July 5, 2017 Dear Editor, From: Mark Doland On July 3, 2017 at our board meeting, several concerns were brought out in a letter signed by each of you and read by Laura Buch regarding […]

Letter To The Editor: In Regard To “Atheist Invocation”

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. To the Editor: In regard to the Oskaloosa City Council allowing an “Atheist invocation” at the July 6, 2017 meeting, I am saddened that our city’s governing body will give a forum to such a […]

Swim’s Sports and Awards is back open in Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa News

In May of 2015 a decade’s long business in Oskaloosa was decimated by a fire. Doug Swim had lost his business of over 30 years to the fire. While there has been some disappointing news about business closings in Oskaloosa recently we are happy to announce Swim’s Sports and Awards is open once again at […]

     

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