Opinion

Houser ready to serve residents again

As I look back on my previous years of service as a Linn County Supervisor, I fondly remember the numerous accomplishments I was part of that took ... »

Vote Podzimek for Supervisor

Our county is fortunate that Tom Podzimek is running for Linn County supervisor. His two terms on the Cedar Rapids City Council demonstrated to me ... »

Podzimek promises independent voice

I am running for District 1 Linn County Supervisor as an Independent because we need an official with fresh ideas and creative solutions for Linn C ... »

Blum knows how to grow economy

As a senior at Coe College, nothing is more important to me than ensuring Iowa’s economy continues to grow and prosper, providing opportunit ... »

Support LOST in Johnson County

As the election gets closer, I encourage residents to support the last question on the ballot — the local-option sales tax initiative.

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Petersen to focus on roads, budget

Though Linn County government has many responsibilities, there are three areas I believe are the most important and they will be my focus if electe ... »

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Support Nielsen for North Liberty mayor

North Liberty is in dire need of a pro-active, positive, energized and passionate mayoral leader to move our town’s momentum forward.

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Shoop will make great supervisor

Becky Shoop could be one of the best supervisors to ever serve the residents of Linn County. How do I know? Because I’ve worked side-by-side ... »

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Shoop will put knowledge to work

Why am I running for the Linn County Board of Supervisors? The residents of District 5 need a supervisor who can bring a rural perspective to the b ... »

Harris pledges to watch bottom line

Though there are many challenges the Linn County Board of Supervisors will face in the coming four years, I believe the most significant are proper ... »

Keast is thoughtful, responsive listener

Kristi Keast will be an outstanding state representative from House District 95.

I have known Keast and her family for years as they were ou ... »

Reynolds, Vernon should debate

I was so impressed with The Gazette’s Sept. 24 editorial “Lt. Gov. role important, needs debate” questioning the lack of any d ... »

Vote wisely when voting for sentor

On Nov. 4, voters will elect a new federal senator for six years. Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst are campaigning to win this posit ... »