Photos: John Skipper through the years Feb 24, 2018 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Skip 1 Reporter John Skipper speaks during his retirement party at the Globe Gazette on Thursday. Skipper has retired from full-time reporting after over 50 years in the news business. CHRIS ZOELLER, The Globe Gazette 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-01.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-02.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-03.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-04.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-05.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-06.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-07.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-08.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-09.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-10.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-11.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-12.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-13.JPG 022418-ggaz-nws-skipper-14.JPG As featured on North Iowa officials, colleagues reflect on John Skipper's career in journalism (with photos) MASON CITY | John Skipper has spent more than a half century reporting for newspapers, many … Skipper: Even equal outrage is bad politics Silly me. Skipper: Can Mason City gain public support for latest hotel proposal? I have always had the tendency of giving people the benefit of the doubt. My wife used to sa… Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Recommended promotion They Served with Honor promotion Lead Lap More Latest Local Offers Mayo's Kustom Garage Floors Etc. Mayo's Kustom Garage Floors increase the value of your home! Call today to learn more- 641-420-2485 J & J Machining, Welding & Fabricating 50 years of combined welding experience! We also sell steel! Call J & J Machining, Welding & Fabrication at 641-424-3456! Pest B Gone Got Bats? Call Pest B Gone today to live your life pest free!