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Wrap Star

There’s an ongoing joke at our house about folding laundry. Whenever my husband and I are gathered around our folding table, the kitchen isl…

Give me a break, Chuck

Isn’t it great to have our hack politician senator for life Chuck Grassley tell us poor peons why we aren’t multi-millionaires? Let’s take a…

Liberate food trucks

Laura Pekarik bakes cupcakes and sells them from a food truck. Her truck provided a great opportunity, letting her open a business without h…

Don’t rationalize outrageous things

I am writing in response to the so-called column by Marc Dion. Some will say “oh, he was just writing ‘tongue in cheek.’” We seem to rationa…

Please stop the sarcasm

The column by Marc Dion in Tuesday’s paper appeared to some to be railing against Jesus Christ. Like too many columns in newspapers, the col…

It’s all good

You know, for someone who admittedly likes routine and has a difficult time with change, I’m currently in a pattern of nothing but change. B…

Santa’s Scrapbook

Editor’s note: The following is the fourth in a holiday series on Mike Mendenhall’s nightly gig as a mall Santa set photographer this Christ…

Dion pens worst column ever

In reference to the column in the Newton Daily News by Marc Dion, I feel it was the worst column I have ever read.

Family, food and fitness

I love the holidays. Thanksgiving and Christmas will always bring to mind some of my most treasured memories with family and friends.

The new Susie Clark

Dec. 12 is hard for 62-year-old Susie Clark. It’s the date her teenage daughter, Lisa, passed away 15 years ago. Memories come flooding back…
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