Letters to the editor
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2020 has brought many new challenges for us all to deal with at different levels of difficulties.  This past week, I was reminded of a situation 18 years ago. I received a phone call from an … more
To our Blair citizens, You have passed a no-mask mandate for Blair. Overwhelmingly. Most of you are happy with this. Understanding that, may I take you back to 1946? John was very ill and … more
Blair friends: You should thank your city council members as soon as you can. I can't imagine how hard it must have been to be in that room (Dec. 10) listening to all the impassioned comments from … more
Dear editor, As we near the end of the pandemic of 2020 with vaccines ready to be distributed, I am bewildered as to why our community feels a need to refuse a mask mandate (we should have one had … more
Dear editor, Congratulations, Blair! Congratulations on staying in the 19th century and ignoring science and common sense! Kudos to you for making a minor inconvenience that saves lives into a … more
Dear editor, My cousin Joe Unstad died of COVID-19 on Dec. 6. A popular former teacher in the Blair community, he was the subject of a very nice story on your front page on Dec. 11. Being from … more
Dear editor, I was impressed with William Burdess' letter (Nov. 24). Thank you. Would like to add a few more points. It will be nice to have an Environmental Protection Agency which actually … more
Dear editor, During these unprecedented times and the challenges they present, it is important to celebrate all measures of success within our communities and give thanks to the individuals and … more
Dear editor, The Fort Calhoun polling place included signs reminding voters of the usual COVID cautions and warnings about social distancing and mask recommendation to protect voters. Most … more
Dear Editor, As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in our community, I am deeply troubled as to what the future may bring unless we take action very soon. Memorial Community … more
Dear editor, Nearly all non-profit help agencies are asking for help right now. Please, think of how you can assist others, now and in the … more
Dear editor, We have seen many changes this year due to COVID-19. Veterans Day 2020 was no exception. I want to thank all veterans for their service to our great nation and for protecting our … more
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