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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor
  • Dysfunctional governments Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan and his Democratic Party, once again, putting forth a budget spending more money than they are taking in. But the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, does it?

    June 8, 2014

  • Obama is worst ever Obama is worst ever Editor: In reviewing all the scandals that President Obama has had in his administration, I feel that former President Jimmy Carter should now feel absolved of being the worst president in our country's history. President Obama ha

    June 8, 2014

  • Father deserves honor Father deserves honor Editor: I nominated my father the late Leo Siefert to the Wall of Honor at Bailey Academy in Danville. One requirement was two references to verify information. I referred Vermilion County Museum Society and my brother Broc Sief

    June 5, 2014

  • Mine subsidence a concern As our neighbors in Boonville, Ind., begin dealing with the massive problems caused by mining subsidence (see the May 5 edition of the Indiana Economic Digest), it's worth a review of the areas locally which are prone to this problem, what landowners

    June 4, 2014

  • Great care at local VA Great care at local VA Editor: The VA problem won't be solved by firing. It is about fixing. Do those petrified Republicans realize the problem mostly due to lack of funding? Restore the funding and quit trying to micromanage the agency and get on wi

    June 1, 2014

  • Appreciates officials' help Appreciates officials' help Editor: On behalf of Prairie Rivers Network and our members, I would like to thank the Vermilion County Board, Vermilion County Soil & Water Conservation District and Vermilion County Conservation District for their leader

    June 1, 2014

  • No Headline Provided Great care at VA site Editor: The Department of Veterans Affairs care facilities and hospitals of Danville and Indianapolis do an excellent job of caring for their patients. In recent publications of some newspapers, the VA treatment facilities aroun

    May 25, 2014

  • Inspired by 'Les Miserables' Inspired by 'Les Miserables' Editor: Bravo, Danville! Every now and then, you see something that makes you appreciate your town. This happened to my husband and me recently as we were blown away by the DLO Musical Theater/Danville Area Community Coll

    May 25, 2014

  • Hearts & darts Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently: Lois Eakle, of Sidell, sends hearts to "whoever found my credit card and turned it in. On Wednesday, May 7, I was getting flowers outside at Big R and I dropped my card. I cal

    May 24, 2014

  • Any slur should prompt protest Any slur should prompt protest Editor: I have been listening to the news media giving it to the coach Don Sterling. I want to know why everyone "goes to the mattress" when there is an ethnic slur -- and well they should -- but why when the government

    May 21, 2014

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