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  • Vote for U.S. senator? The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page. The Iowegian wants readers to think about the upcoming election in November. In the next few weeks and months we will ask our readers to pick a candidate in select

    June 5, 2014

  • D-Day At 70: Some nagging questions I generally pay no attention to 70th anniversary observances, saving up my energies for the 75-year "diamond jubilee" milestones. I am making an exception for June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day. To put it bluntly, five years could make a lot of di

    June 3, 2014

  • 060314 Swarm Photo Ode to a parachute plant It's also called a spider plant. The parachutes, or spiders, hang from the mother ship like skydivers, or spiders dangling from tiny, almost invisible, silk strands. I was given the parachute plant by my florist neighbor five years ago, when I purcha

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Make the decision to help Make the decision to help Dear Editor, This letter is in response to Ms. Kathy Cooprider's recent statement: "When community was 10,000 strong in population, city managed with a mayor, council, clerk and approximately five policemen. Now with populat

    June 3, 2014

  • Lose weight instantly! The headline grabbed my attention; a "new study" featured in the New York Times shows living at higher altitudes helps you lose weight. Well, Sisyphus, don't pack your bags for Colorado just yet. Soon enough another "study" will send that weight loss

    May 29, 2014

  • VA scandal tip of military abuse iceberg President Obama held a press conference last week to express his outrage over reports that the Veterans Administration was routinely delaying treatment to veterans, with some veterans even dying while on alleged secret waiting lists. The president sa

    May 29, 2014

  • VA abuses veterans? The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page. The Iowegian wants readers to think about the Veterans Administration and its treatment -- or the lack of, allegedly -- of our country's veterans. Recent news poin

    May 29, 2014

  • 'Bad habit' is 'Breaking Bad' The White House has taken an irresponsible detour from the important fight against illicit drugs. In a stark departure from efforts such as the "Just Say No" campaign that raised awareness among youth about the dangers of drug use, substance abuse an

    May 27, 2014

  • Obama's predictable response to VA problems This Memorial Day, let's also remember "The Obama Crisis Response Template." 1: Express surprise that your policy (Fast and Furious gunrunning, IRS targeting conservative groups, Benghazi gunrunning to Al Qaeda in Syria, Obamacare policies gouging Am

    May 27, 2014

  • Welcome to the real world And now, an open letter to all you new grads. Congratulations. Good job. Way to go. Bet you thought this day would never come. And if memory serves, it probably almost didn't. Anyhow, welcome to the real world. And please be aware that we use that te

    May 27, 2014

  • Primary decision? The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page. The Iowegian wants readers to think about the June 3 Republican primary for Iowa's Second District and the three candidates running for the opportunity to face Dem

    May 22, 2014

  • Q&A on Memorial Day Q: How long has the U.S. observed Memorial Day? A: Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day is one of Americans' reverent traditions of remembrance for those who have died in service to their country since the American Civil War. In local cem

    May 22, 2014

  • Dems fundraising off Benghazi, too While the Democratic Party has sent out Debbie Wasserman Schultz and willing sycophants to shame Republicans into refraining from fundraising over the Benghazi scandal, the Democrats themselves have been doing just that. Democrats such as liberal ico

    May 22, 2014

  • Public deserves answers When govern mental bodies violate the open meetings law, the most common excuse is "We made a mistake." Appanoose County Auditor Linda Demry needs to explain why her office failed to adequately inform the public of two very important meetings the App

    May 20, 2014

  • Enfys, keep writing about Centerville Dear Editor, Please tell Enfys McMurry that I really enjoyed her book, "Centerville: A Mid-American Saga." I was born and raised in Centerville. In her book chapter 77 page 473, she mentions Homer McClellon. He was my father. He worked for Steve Mart

    May 20, 2014

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the 2014 Appanoose County Fair. It starts Monday and wraps up on Saturday with a demolition derby at 8 p.m. So, the question of the week is, "How many days do you plan to go to the Appanoose County Fair?

A. I plan to attend all six days.
B. I plan to attend five days.
C. I plan to attend four days.
D. I plan to attend three days.
E. I plan to attend two days.
F. I plan to attend one day.
G. I do not plan to go to the fair this year.
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