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    We must do more to strengthen our power grid against an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event. Such an event can result from an attack by terroris…

      Several years ago I wrote a letter to the editor asking for more forward tees at Duck Creek golf course so seniors would have a fair chance of…

        Thank goodness for Gen. Mark Milley! It’s wonderful to know somebody was keeping an eye out for the country’s safety, while Trump was devolvin…

          Wake up, Iowa! Your penchant for voting for Republicans is endangering our democracy. The Republican majority in the Iowa Legislature voted fo…

            "Once a government is committed to the silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly…

              Once again, Ballet Quad Cities and the Outing Club have combined to create another most memorable Ballet on the Lawn, Sunday, Sept 12.

                How to make me immediately stop reading your letter to the editor in one easy step: Use a clichéd pejorative to describe people of the party y…

                  I would like to share some information with your readers. September is ovarian cancer awareness month and we raise our voices with NormaLeah O…

                    In this environment of COVID, we have to be vigilant and ensure vigilance does not turn to arbitrary rule, especially when it involves the edu…

                      Last Saturday, Sept. 11, I wept as I raised the American flag to half-staff. I wept for America on this day of remembrance for the thousands o…

                        I'm responding to all of the letters trashing people such as myself that haven't been vaccinated against COVID.

                          To the school board members that are deciding the fate of our children's health this school year:

                            The Rock Island County Waste Management Agency's recent decision to close all four Illinois recycling drop-off sites on Sept. 30 is wrong. Thi…

                              Someone is listening! The decision not to sell our water and sewer system reflects the will of our citizens and confidence in the ability of o…

                                We shudder in horror when we watch men walk the streets fully armed as women flee for their lives, covering their faces and hiding in their ho…

                                  In November 2006, in a letter to the editor, I pointed out the Rock Island mayor’s appointments to boards and commissions did not reflect the …

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