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LETTERS

  • Lessons in governing from Nebraska 12/17/2014

    I read various articles in The Ottawa Herald about Gov. Sam Brownback’s belated admission that Kansas is in a worse economic mess than he earlie ...

  • Good neighbor? 12/12/2014

    Monday, Dec. 8, I found a doorknob hanger on our front door when I stepped out to get the mail. It was from Ottawa University students conducting thei ...

  • Kansas highways 12/12/2014

    Transportation in Kansas has long been the envy of other states. With a series of comprehensive highway programs adopted by Kansas lawmakers over the ...

  • Rural Water 6 changes needed 12/8/2014

    I am a single mother of two and purchased a house in Princeton which had water run to it already. The previous owners had spent over $12,000 to have t ...

  • Ferguson truth 12/5/2014

    Those who have refused to believe the truth in the Ferguson story is a reflection of mankind’s most basic flaw which started with our first pare ...

  • Benefit proves heartfelt for church 11/24/2014

    Ottawa was offered Saturday night a concert of Frank Sinatra songs. It was sung by Ken Frank as a benefit to Bethany Chapel Baptist Church, which rece ...

  • Inconsistent with homosexuality 11/24/2014

    I’m writing in response to Dylan Lysen’s article in The Herald’s Nov. 21-22 Weekender edition — “Mean-spirited fight fue ...

  • Lesser of two evils 11/24/2014

    I recently read that politicians, when they win an election even by the slightest of margins, feel that the voters have overwhelmingly supported their ...

  • Spoiled by election info 11/5/2014

    I recently moved out of Ottawa and across county and district lines. I am about to go vote in a new location for the first time. I realized this elect ...

  • What’s right with Kansas 10/31/2014

    Please consider what is right with Kansas and not the pessimist liberal agenda of trying to make Kansas look and act bad by saying what all is all wro ...

  • Don’t fall for it 10/31/2014

    Kansas is a special place, a state known for its personal freedoms, conservative, hard-working and fiscally responsible citizens. It is a state that h ...

  • Truth about Kansas’ health care compact 10/31/2014

    There has been a lot of interest lately in the health care compact, legislation passed during the 2014 legislative session that if approved by the U.S ...

  • And now, the rest of the story 10/31/2014

    The truth is Gov. Sam Brownback and most Kansas legislators have worked hard to get more money into K-12 classrooms and have increased funding to educ ...

  • Free the judiciary 10/31/2014

    Kansans have a right to expect their judges to be independent and not obligated to any person, religion or organization when deciding cases. In 1957, ...

  • Critical vote 10/29/2014

    Do you attend church? Do you value religious freedom? It is critical that all registered voters be informed and vote on Nov. 4. We cannot depend on th ...

ONLINE POLL QUESTION

A special election is set for June 2 on the issue of a 1-cent sales tax to help fund economic development, city services and more. The proposed tax would replace an existing half-cent sales tax set to expire. Would you support this effort?

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