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Opinion

#SOTU

#SOTU

Editor’s note: This column first published Feb. 1, 2018.A little pub on the corner of Washington and…

Socialism destroys

Socialism is hot.Famous actors recently made a commercial proclaiming that “democratic socialism” cr…
An escape weekend

An escape weekend

Last weekend was my annual weekend with friends of more than 40 years. This year’s hostess was Kim, the only one of the five of us still liv…
Books are  not stupid

Books are not stupid

It was always one of my secret dreams to become a published author, but it was the gasp of a college classmate that confirmed it.

Honest discussion

I shook my head with disbelief as I read the Newton Daily News article on local Democrats trying to rebound from their recent missteps by ho…

Something fresh

Now after 10 years, the Drugtown Pharmacy building was finally sold.What really needs to go in is no…

Hard to digest

Has anyone besides me having difficulty with the new way you do the TV guide? Not having it together, and having to remember to keep yesterd…

The consummate professional

It is with great pleasure that I write this letter of support for State Rep. Wes Breckenridge. I have known Wes for more than 30 years, both…
Pets make life happier

Pets make life happier

Pets keep life interesting, to say the least. My husband, Tim, and I have two cats, Dora and Marie, and a dog, a dachshund named Letty. They…

If you believe ...

If you believe we should have affordable health care for everyone, and if you believe the Iowa Medicaid mess needs to be fixed, if you belie…
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