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  • Project AWAKE appreciates support

    Members of the Project AWAKE board of directors would like to say thank you to the community of Newton and surrounding area for supporting their rumma ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Breckenridge is a leader

    I’ve been a member of Wes Breckenridge’s campaign team since September of 2015. It’s been a learning experience to witness the amount of work entailed ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Breckenridge is ready to serve

    Guess what? It’s election time! No really, it is. You know it is because of all the endorsement letters being submitted. So, is this yet another endor ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Column: Go Cubs Go

    For the first time in a long time, 71 years to be exact, the Chicago Cubs are back in the World Series. I’m sure this is not news to most. Since they ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Debate night

    A man ought to talk to his wife every so often, and I mean really talk.Women live lives we don’t kno ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • A better choice

    Hillary Clinton is a manipulative, power-mad liar.Donald Trump is a selfish, sexist, narcissistic bu ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Protesters aren’t arsonists

    Once again, it’s been insinuated that “protestors” of the Bakken pipeline are responsible for fires allegedly set to Dakota Access equipment in Jasper ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Iowa needs Democrats in the statehouse

    The presidential debates are over. It is time Iowans and the Iowa news media focused on what’s happening here in our state. An extreme version of the ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Column: The most wonderful time of the year

    While I love a Thanksgiving gathering and the magic of a Christmas morning, Halloween is by far my favorite holiday. I kind of freak out about it.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • City in state of confusion

    I think whomever landed on the design of the current city signs must have ADHD. On one hand, city says we want to be historical and preserve old looks ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Cupples is loyal to Jasper County

    I would like to voice my thoughts about Doug Cupples for Jasper County Supervisor. I think this is a good idea. He has the right ideas on fixing the r ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Cupples is fiscally sharp, responsible

    Doug Cupples is a candidate for Jasper County Supervisor. I first met Doug when I was in middle school; he was my youth pastor at Community Heights Al ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Payton has integrity

    I have known Patrick Payton for approximately four years. He is a member of the Colfax McDonald’s coffee group. In this polarized political election, ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Column: The Black Angel

    Editor’s Note: This column originally published Oct. 30, 2015. East of downtown Iowa City lies an e ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • What makes you tick?

    I’m a people watcher. I could easily laze away hours of my day just observing.I don’t consider mysel ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:59 am