Letters to the Editor

Writer thankful for couple’s generosity

To the editor:

Many thanks to the young lady and her husband for the fleece blanket they bought for me at Sam’s Club on Nov. 12.

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Veterans grateful for handmade cards

To the editor:

On Veterans Day, I enjoyed breakfast at the Johnson Avenue Hy-Vee in Cedar Rapids. I am a Navy veteran of the Korean War and W ... »

A Thanksgiving thought for you

To the editor:

This Thanksgiving is especially thought-provoking. Life is so precious and wonderful.

Thanksgiving represents more than ... »

Change percentage of votes needed

To the editor:

The editorial opposing the super majority for bond issue elections in the case of the Johnson County Jail brings memories of s ... »

Health professionals deserve thanks

This Thanksgiving week, let’s thank our Iowa public health professionals who go above and beyond to protect the health of all Iowans.

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If you intend to turn, please use signal

To the editor:

I don’t generally subscribe to conspiracy theories, but I can’t help but wonder who is suppressing the operation ... »

Proper protocol not always followed

To the editor:

Isn’t it interesting on the subject of the Keystone XL pipeline, the president insists that we work through all the pro ... »

Assistance would have been helpful

To the editor:

On Nov. 14, my future son-in-law had lost a load of railroad timbers out of the back of his pick up truck on an off ramp of ... »

Pipeline is safer way to transport oil

To the editor:

The Senate failed to pass legislation to allow the building of the Keystone XL pipeline by only one vote. There is no question ... »

Green is good in Cedar Rapids?

To the editor:

On Nov. 12, the Cedar Rapids City Council’s Infrastructure Committee made a recommendation.

The city should cons ... »

Time for elected officials to fix debt

To the editor:

Now that the dust has settled from the mid-term elections, fiscal reform needs to be one of the top priorities for our newly e ... »

Gala benefits underserved children

To the editor:

Recently, my husband and I decided to make the move back to our hometown of Cedar Rapids from Chicago, where I had been living ... »

Congress should rethink priorities

To the editor:

The midterm elections are over so it’s time for Congress to get to work for the disadvantaged.

In September, the ... »

Time for politicians to address gas tax

To the editor:

On Nov. 13, I read Todd Dorman’s column “Fueling up for a gas tax debate.” I agree that now is the time f ... »

Say no to Wickiup Hill campground

To the editor:

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has made plans to build a campground in the heart of Wickiup Hill Nature Center.

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