Protect land from eminent domain

To the editor:

I completely agree with Lynda Waddington’s May 17 column “Eminent domain bill deserves fair hearing.”

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Larry Radtk
DELMAR Larry Radtke, 51, died Friday, May 29, 2015. Carson Celebration of Life Center, Maquoketa. »
David Cilek
DAVID CILEK Solon David Cilek, 79, of Solon, died Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Solon Skilled Nursing and Center. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. ... »
Rose Takes
ROSE MARIE TAKES Monticello Rose Marie Takes, 71, of Monticello, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Silvercrest of Anamosa following a long battle ... »
Choices limited with food stamps

To the editor:

As part of my Problems of Modern Society class at Mount Vernon High School, I took part in the food stamp challenge.

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Traffic camera letters are hilarious

To the editor:

Letters, especially those from out-of-state complaining about the cameras on Interstate 380, are hilarious.

I am grinnin ... »

Norma Olson
ST. OLAF Norma J. Olson, 73, died Thursday, May 28, 2015. Leonard Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elkader. »
Darrell Voelkers
WHEATLAND Darrell "Chip" Voelkers, 88, died Friday, May 29, 2015. Chapman Funeral Home, Wheatland. »
Orpha Kempft
ORPHA KEMPF Iowa City Orpha Kempf, 99, a longtime resident of Iowa City, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Crestview Nursing and Rehab Center in ... »
Lorraine Minney
LORRAINE MINNEY Cedar Rapids Lorraine M. Oakes Minney, 94, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at St. Luke's Hospital. Services: 11 a. ... »
Margaret Rourke
MARGARET ROURKE Cedar Rapids Margaret C. Rourke, 94, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Oskaloosa, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Hiawatha Care Cente ... »
Ronald Fankhauser
OTHER DEATHS Ronald J. Fankhauser, 68, of Muscatine, died Friday, May 29, 2015. Henderson-Barker Funeral Home, West Liberty. »
Edward Reif
EDWARD REIF Marion Edward "Ed" C. Reif, 80, of Marion, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, surrounded by his fa ... »
Doris Lang
WEST BRANCH Doris Lang, 100, of West Branch, formerly of Tipton, died Monday, May 25, 2015. Henderson-Barker Funeral Home, West Branch. »
Marilyn Aspleaf
MARILYN ASPLEAF Cedar Rapids Marilyn Ellen Aspleaf, 75, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawath ... »