Opinion
175 results total, viewing 1 - 12
As our new superintendent likes to say, and he is right, we all care about Durant and want to take care of it. We may have differing opinions but we all care. With that the people of the district … more
Editor: I went to three of the five public bond meetings that were held and at all three, I asked questions. From the questions I asked, I felt it was clear I was not in favor of this bond, but … more
As I touched on last week, we come to you this week in a sticky spot with regard to how the calendar falls. As I write this, the Durant bond referendum vote is about to begin. By the time you … more
Editor: Leadership in today’s GOP leans greatly toward libertarian philosophy. The economic freedom they seek isn’t about balanced budgets. It aims at removing wealthy people from any tax … more
In 2009, the Iowa Legislature approved a Pay Equity Act, outlawing wage discrimination. That means that is illegal for an employer to pay some workers less than others for jobs requiring equal … more
I come to you this week with a couple thoughts I’ll address rather than staying on one topic. This is the final issue of the Advocate News prior to the Sept. 11 Durant school bond referendum … more
Editor:If you are reading this, there is a solid chance I asked you about the bond sometime in the last six months. I appreciate everyone taking time out of their day to hear me out. The time has … more
I spent Aug. 15-18 on the road, traveling to Mason, Ohio (a suburb of Cincinnati) for the annual Western & Southern Open tennis tournament. I’ve been attending and covering this event for around … more
I spent the latter half of last week on the road, traveling to Mason, Ohio (a suburb of Cincinnati) for the annual Western & Southern Open tennis tournament. Next week, I’ll write about my … more
In July, University of Iowa officials announced — without warning or input — that they were closing seven centers and cutting funding for others. Among those slated to close is the Labor Center. … more
Editor: Paul Johnson, a state senator, announced suddenly that he wouldn’t run for another term. Why? Because he had promised himself that the first time he found himself answering a question … more
Put on your thinking cap. Now think back to Aug. 15. If you can remember that day, tell me this: Did you use the day for relaxation?You should have because Aug. 15 was National Relaxation Day.Now I … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 15 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.