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David Knepper | As winter dreaming slips away, now is time for action
Indisputably, Old Man Winter and his sidekick, Jack Frost, collaborated this winter to create havoc throughout our region and the nation with record-breaking cold temperatures and snow accumulations.
David Knepper | How tax dollars are spent could be just a mouse click away
It should come as no surprise that funding for public education takes the largest bite out of taxpayers’ wallets.
David Knepper | Farmers know how to grow economic development
During the Christmas season, an old friend or relative will call, wondering how I have been for the past year. This year was no exception when I picked up the phone one morning to hear my cousin Bob from Kansas, who still lives on the family farm dodging tornados and bankers.
David Knepper | Let the Christmas spirit shine in your life
Ordinarily, I am not so inclined to begin marking the days to Christmas on the calendar, but this year I am making an exception. Getting into the spirit of Christmas begins now.
David Knepper | Illiteracy – the downfall of American society
To put it mildly, last week was the final straw for most Americans who openly expressed contempt for a Congress that seemingly had forgotten that we are a “government for the people, by the people and of the people.”
David Knepper | Are we ready for change? Are you in?
We are indeed indebted to the framers of the American Constitution for their courage and determination to create a new form of government built on those foundational principles that would sustain and guide the new nation into an uncertain future.
David Knepper | Build, but will they come?
With little fanfare, the Forest Hills School District is moving forward to construct a middle/high school that will replace the present high school in Sidman.
2012 best year ever for our region? No doubt about it
This new year can be our best chance ever to bring meaningful and significant change to our region. It depends on whether we embrace change or retreat from it, or on whether we let it slip from our grasp because we failed to come together in order to create positive, sustainable change that is our future in 2012.
David A. Knepper | Voter responsibility does not end at the ballot box
Anyone who has studied American government knows that the framers of the Constitution established a republic, not a democracy.
David Knepper | Legislative redistricting a positive for region
Redistricting, or reapportionment, is the process of redrawing congressional and legislative electoral district boundaries in response to population changes determined by the results of the 2010 decennial census.
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