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 By Brooke Goren    Opinion    April 11, 2019

Is Rubberstamp Republican Steve King Still Proud of the GOP Tax Scam?

With Tax Day looming, more and more hardworking families in Iowa are realizing they're about to pay more in taxes and get less in refunds this year. Rubberstamp Republicans like Congressman Steve...

 By Brooke Goren    Opinion    March 21, 2019

As Trump spits on the grave of deceased war hero John McCain, Congressman King remains silent

On Wednesday, President Trump took his feud with Senator McCain to a new low, going on a five-minute rant where he complained about not being thanked enough for McCain’s funeral. Trump also claimed McCain “didn’t get the job done” for...


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Oprah Winfrey and Her Mom's Strong Finish

Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, died less than two months ago on Thanksgiving Day, and Oprah recently shared with People Magazine the tender story of their last conversation. As usual, when Oprah shares a personal experience, her generous and...


King Votes to Continue GOP Assault on Health Care

On January 9, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to intervene against a GOP-led lawsuit which seeks to destroy the ACA and repeal protections for people with pre-existing... Full story

 By Paul Pate    Opinion    January 24, 2019

A survivor shares her story of human trafficking

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate January is both Human Trafficking and Stalking Awareness Month. Trafficking and stalking are problems that continue to plague our society. Estimates show there are... Full story


King Votes to Continue GOP Assault on Health Care

Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to intervene against a GOP-led lawsuit which seeks to destroy the ACA and repeal protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Representative Steve King opposed that effort, instead... Full story


Guest Editorial

Hundreds of thousands of Iowans are making their voices heard by casting a ballot in the November elections. Are you one of them? If so, thank you for voting. If you’re not, why not? The United States of America is the greatest and freest country...


Editorial School Bus Safety

There has been considerable debate recently about improving the educational system in Iowa. At the heart of this debate is the main issue of providing the best for our children when it comes to their future. Every parent wants their children to have...


A Wake-up Call to the People and a Challenge to Millennials

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." Abraham Lincoln "Great men, great nations have not been boasters and...


Letter To The Editor-NCC-Alethea F. Stubbe

April 3, 2018, will be remembered as a red-letter day, a day of special significance and opportunity, for Northwest Iowa and NCC! We are thankful that nearly 74% of voters supported an investment in t...


Letter To The Editor-Alethea F. Stubbe

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Since 1966, with your support, Northwest Iowa Community College has served our communities and families we call our neighbors by investing in our youth and adults returning to school, creating opportunities for family-sustaining...


Letter To The Editor-Cynthia Porter

LETTER TO THE EDITOR On Tuesday, April 3, I encourage you to VOTE YES for the Northwest Iowa Community College bond referendum. This referendum will help NCC provide a skilled workforce for our area, enhance job training for local workers, deliver... Full story


Letter To The Editor-Stephen Simons

LETTER TO THE EDITOR NCC is our local workforce trainer On Tuesday, April 3, I encourage you to support the Northwest Iowa Community College bond referendum. Please vote YES to provide funding for 1) expanded nursing/healthcare training, 2) job...


Letter To The Editor- NCC Referendum

My name is Loretta Berkland, and I have had the privilege of serving on the NCC Board of Trustees as the District 3 representative (Sibley-Ocheyedan and HMS districts) since 2002. In my years on the...


Letter To The Editor NCC

April 3 is a very important day for the future of Northwest Iowa Community College! There is so much more to be done to provide quality healthcare training to meet the demands of our local communities... Full story


Letter To The Editor- President NCC Board of Trustees

The mission of Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) is to provide students access to an affordable education that will provide the life skills necessary to secure employment in a vocation that provi...

 By Adam Besaw    Opinion    March 22, 2018

Letter To The Editor Adam Besaw

"When you make a difference in someone's life, you make ripples. You're not only impacting their life, but the lives of everyone they touch. Remember, even the smallest drop of water effects the...


The NRA has lost it...Again...

Okay perhaps not, but they are taking things to the extreme, and with a straight face giving out false and misleading information. Before I go on let me say, I am a gun owner, I enjoy shooting them...


Ripple In A Tide

Have you ever seen a ripple in the tide? The water, seemingly calm, is greeted by some odd disturbance, causing it to shift and move. The waves always move outward from the original disturbance and into the environment, affecting everything around... Full story


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