Commentary

Be our Guest

Speaking to the American Premise By Gordon Hill In 1960, I cast my first vote for president. Whether it was for Kennedy or Nixon is less important than that I voted. It counted. Since then I have voted every two years and at other times in county or city elections on different schedules. My success

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Wainwright to open Camp Appleseed with open house

By Kathryn Rice Camp Appleseed will hold its first open house at 6 pm, Sunday, June 27 at 1598 State Highway 2, Bedford, IA 50833. Any and all ages are invited to tour the orchard and camp, boat on the four acre lake, enjoy the fellowship and the Christian worship. Wainwright requested attendees to bring

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A Right Jab

It is now bordering on disaster By Larry W. Anderson You may recall the horrible, awful Donald J. Trump was bringing our southern border under firm control at last, but his determination dismayed liberals. Joe Biden’s administration has eerily followed Trump’s when it comes to those hurrying over the border, but the distinction lies in

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Northwest president gives summary of 2020

By Dr. John Jasinski, Northwest Missouri State University president                 Our students returned last week for the spring semester and 2021 classes are underway at Northwest Missouri State University! I am feeling a sense of optimism about the future of Northwest, and that is on all of us who have uplifted and helped each other in

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Be our guest

SBA offers another lifeline for small businesses By Tom Salisbury, US Small Business Administration region 7 administrator If you are a small business still struggling, call your lender immediately! You may be eligible for a third round of lending from the US Small Business Administration. SBA and Treasury Dept. reopened the Paycheck Protection (PPP) loan

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Time to make a change

My name is Riley Smith. I am a junior agricultural media major here at Northwest. As a student here, I know that we are all encouraged to make the changes that we want to see. I realize now that this is our time to do so. After reading the most recent email from President Jasinski,

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Capitol Report 

House approves fiscally responsible spending plan By State Rep. Allen Andrews As lawmakers returned to the State Capitol Building to continue the 2020 legislative session, we faced the difficult task of crafting a balanced state budget during a time when revenues are declining because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenge of making significant cuts

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Be our guest

Protect meatpacking plant workers, our food supply By Gladys Godinez, Center for Rural Affairs community organizer Meatpacking plants across the country have become COVID-19 hotspots, and the struggles faced by the people working inside are apparent and alarming. Our friends and neighbors are being asked to risk their health, safety and lives without vital protections

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A Right Jab

There is a long list of accomplishments By Larry W. Anderson We all know America was in good hands and accomplishing much before the invasion of COVID-19. To believe otherwise would expose biases rather than awareness but let’s not go there; instead, let’s stick to the facts concerning President Trump’s accomplishments. Prior to the coronavirus

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