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It’s time to start talking about it

It’s a sticky subject, suicide is.

Crowdsourcing is ‘buyer beware’

It’s sad, but true.

Newspapers keep you out of the dark

What a somber start to the month, with multiple deaths in Polk County from car accidents, as reported in last week’s paper, to a mass shooting in Las Vegas that affects us all as we mourn with victims and their loved ones, to communities still recovering from massive hurricanes.

Online news will no longer be free

For more than a decade, we have published our news free online. Beginning Monday, we will offer online subscriptions.

It’s better to ask

We’re in the business of asking questions. Sometimes, those questions are hard ones, and, honestly, we often know the answer before we ask. But we still have to ask.

Slow down, leave early for school

Editorial for Sept. 6

Postal reform needed soon

Most people get mail Monday through Saturday. But what happens when the mail comes later than we expect?

The eclipse — and eclipse visitors — arrive this week

Whether you’re looking forward to the Great American Eclipse Monday and all that goes with it, or dreading the predictions of tens of thousands of tourists flooding Polk County, it’s here.

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Educate visitors on fire danger

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Dallas needs to weigh options

Editorial for July 26

Eclipse to provide chance to show off

Editorial for July 19

Be inspired to take action

Editorial for July 9

Volunteers make the difference

With the Fourth of July festivities behind us and Summerfest around the corner, followed quickly by the Polk County Fair and the Great American Eclipse celebrations and parties, we want to take a moment to thank the volunteers that make it all happen.

Be safe this holiday

No one does Fourth of July as well as Polk County.

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Tech and education are a good mix

Editorial for June 21

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