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Your Opinion: Salvation Army’s red kettles

Published Nov. 20 2018

Cal WinterJefferson CityDear Editor:I was a Salvation Army bell ringer in December of ‘89. I did it for the pay...

Your Opinion: Finally, Ceres up close and personal

Published Nov. 20 2018

Nelson OttoJefferson CityDear Editor:My first memory of the goddess Ceres was a grade-school tour of the Capitol.

Our Opinion: Schmitt a good pick for AG

Published Nov. 18 2018

Gov. Mike Parson made a wise choice in selecting Eric Schmitt to be our state’s next attorney general.

Your Opinion: Immigrants bring violent gangs and worse

Published Nov. 18 2018

Cal WinterJefferson CityDear Editor:The Rev. Dr. John Bennett is a very highly regarded Jefferson City resident.

Perspective: The history — and renaming — of Haarville

Published Nov. 18 2018

Many people have attended Masses and parish picnics in Haarville over the years. In 1839, Henry and Gertrude Haar bought...

Our Opinion: New municipal court a welcome addition

Published Nov. 16 2018

We join Jefferson City officials in celebrating the impending opening of the city’s new municipal court.

Your Opinion: Refreshing patriotism in Russellville

Published Nov. 16 2018

Ray KlapmeyerRussellvilleDear Editor:I am proud to be a veteran living in Russellville. Scout Troop 96 is so diligent about placing...

Your Opinion: Hope for the future

Published Nov. 16 2018

Frank RycykJefferson CityDear Editor:It is good to see former enemies coming together. I appreciate the New Tribune’s publishing Associated Press...

Our Opinion: Don't leave your leaves for your neighbor

Published Nov. 15 2018

For municipalities, balancing property rights and the public interest isn't easy.You may think that gutted deer hanging from a tree...

Your Opinion: An honest handicap parking analysis

Published Nov. 15 2018

Dear Editor:I would like to share my thoughts regarding handicap parking violators.

Our Opinion: Foster care progress

Published Nov. 14 2018

We’re pleased to see that the Show-Me State appears to be doing a good job meeting the demand for foster...

Your Opinion: Shame on Trump

Published Nov. 14 2018

Robert HaslagJefferson CityDear Editor:I am sure it will surprise no one familiar with my submissions that I have numerous issues...

Your Opinion: You might be a Trump supporter if…

Published Nov. 14 2018

Morris Munsen Jr.Jefferson CityDear Editor:Thank you for completing this short poll. The results will be used in the right way.

Our Opinion: Reach for change for the Red Kettles

Published Nov. 13 2018

On Saturday, the Jefferson City Salvation Army kicked off its annual Red Kettle Campaign at Capital Mall.

Perspective: Working for you

Published Nov. 13 2018

As a lifelong Missourian, it is such an honor to have the opportunity to represent the great folks of Missouri’s...

Your Opinion: Response to Smith

Published Nov. 13 2018

Steven C. BrownHolts SummitDear Editor:Wondering if Jenny Smith would like some cheese along with all that whine? Her editorial in...

Your Opinion: Honor Flight continued

Published Nov. 13 2018

Dear Editor:As a continuation on my trip to Washington, D.C. on Honor Flight #56:I forgot to mention in my last...

Your Opinion: Honor Flight experience

Published Nov. 13 2018

Dear Editor:I had the distinct privilege of being on Central Missouri Honor Flight #56, on Nov. 5.

Our Opinion: Community, United Way share credit for success

Published Nov. 10 2018

Hats off to the United Way and to all of its supporters in our community.The agency, which supports the efforts...

Our Opinion: Celebrating increased seat belt usage

Published Nov. 9 2018

For years, we’ve harped on the use of seat belts in vehicles.We’ve cited statistics that show wearing safety belts is...

Your Opinion: Tired of winning yet?

Published Nov. 8 2018

Bert DirschellCentertownDear Editor:The National Federation of Independent Business reported that 38 percent of small businesses have at least 1 job...

Our Opinion: Follow the rules to contain CWD

Published Nov. 8 2018

Attention deer hunters: The Missouri Conservation is doing its part to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease, or CWD.

Your Opinion: Don’t lower voting age

Published Nov. 8 2018

Harold H. HorstmannLohmanDear Editor:I refer to the following 11/2/2018 Associated Press article: “Washington, DC, could let 16-year-olds vote for president”...