Opinions

I am writing to express my full support to the New Hampton School Board and School District for the expansion of a new grades 5-8 school to be built at the current high school location.Why do I support such a monumental project?Our family has been in business since 1945, which I am proud to say, I...
We have often said this is page is not our page, and if anything, this past year has certainly proven that.Sure, our editor writes a regular column and our assistant editor pens a piece from time time time. Sure, we run editorials written by our staff members from time to time.But in 2016, we...
In the Christmas season, we celebrate God's coming to us in the person of Jesus Christ. There is something heartwarming in the images of a newborn baby coming as a gift from God.The card aisles of stores, Facebook and signs are filled with images of baby Jesus and His parents, wise men, shepherds...
Have an opinion? Write a letter! The New Hampton Tribune welcomes letters to the editor. Deadline for letters is noon on Fridays, and all letters must be signed and include a phone number for verification purposes. Letters from local residents or letters dealing with local issues will be given...
Two recent opinion letters contained misleading statements about the proposed new middle school building, and the school district in general. These statements are appropriately labeled “Opinion” and not “Fact.” The editors of this paper have no obligation to fact check any of the items on this page...
Many of your readers are likely familiar with Holiday Lights Magical Nights, the lights display at Decorah Pulpit Rock Campground, benefiting Helping Services for Youth & Families. It’s easy to see the bright lights and displays but forget about why the event exists. I was reminded of this when...
In recent weeks, I’ve read two letters to the editor authored by Terry Denner. The letters appear negative in nature regarding the much needed updates for our schools within the New Hampton Community School District. I’m taken aback by his alleged expertise in the architectural aspect of school...
As Christmas approaches, it’s easy for us to forget the real meaning of the season. We’re so busy shopping for presents, preparing the house for guests or making travel plans that we sometimes forget that this is a blessed holiday for millions of Christians around the world. So as we prepare to...
December is full of running around to school concerts, basketball games, holiday parties — and I love it! Tis the season for time of celebration, isn’t it? Busy is my favorite state to be in and holiday parties are always something I look forward to — seeing people we don’t see enough, only in...
I have three areas to touch on this month.1. Snow Removal: After spending some time out in the trucks with the street crew while they are plowing these first two snowfalls, I can say that we do a pretty darn good job of removing and hauling snow.I need to remind people that there is a snow...

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