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To the Editor:I read your hit piece on the upcoming vote to continue the tax levy for DMACC and would like to correct your “facts”. The first point you make is that there isn’t a DMACC campus in Knoxville and there will never be one. There is a DMACC campus in Knoxville. It is an integral part of an existing Knoxville Community School building.
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To the Editor:Next Tuesday you have the opportunity to vote yes to continue the two levies that help support Des Moines Area Community College. These levies are existing levies that total 26.5 cents per $1,000 of assessed value. It will not raise taxes.
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To the Editor:I am writing as a member of the DMACC Board of Trustees for 10 years. I have seen DMACC grow substantially to meet the needs of many additional students and the requests of businesses.
Another View - Worse Water - Where’s Our Governor?
I wrote last time about our area being such a popular place to visit – RAGBRAI®, the races, historic sites, lake and rivers, and on and on. Yes, it’s great to see the bright side, but it’s vital to see the gaping holes in that bright view, too. And here’s a biggie – again – water quality.
In the House of Wood
Tragedy struck in Bedford on Monday night, but this also serves as a prime example of why the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution specifies that Americans have the right to keep and bear arms.
Celebrating America's Farmers' Markets
Over the first week of August, local markets across the country celebrated National Farmers Market Week.
- Slices of Life: Sleeping through the night Babies know nothing of regular schedules. They wake at any hour of the night or very early morning and demand to be fed. This is to be expected. They are growing and in need of nourishment – day and night. Babies don’t stay babies forever. They grow
In the House of Wood
My review of the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.
Thank you, Knoxville
To the Editor: A big 'thank you' to the residents of Knoxville. During the month of May, Super Wash car washes across the country participated in an annual “food raiser.” A portion of the proceeds are donated to local food pantries. We are thrilled
- Slices of Life: The perfect weekend I spent last weekend at a cabin at a lake with a trio of 11-year-old boys. It was everything you're imagining: wild, energetic, boisterous, rowdy and splashtastic. Somewhere along the way I made a discovery - other than the fact that three 11-year-ol
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