John Skipper: I appreciate your piece on Dec. 2 ("Can city gain public support for latest hotel proposal?"). Great journalism. I find our situation both exciting and promising. Doing nothing was certainly not the solution to Mason City's challenges.
You, as a seasoned journalist, and I know the the civic process can be like making sausage. Grinding slowly at times. Not pretty but producing an appealing, sometimes exceptional, product.
Thanks for staying in the game.
Mark Lemon, Mason City
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