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  • Millenials can still be ‘fixed’

    Athletics and military are both realms where a first-person voice is rarely taught as a way to exalt accomplishments in the past dense, but is used pr ...
    June 1, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Peters impressive congressional candidate

    Citizens of Newton, if you have not yet had the opportunity to hear Dr. Chris Peters, Republican candidate for the 2nd Congressional District, of Iowa ...
    June 1, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Veterans benefits encourage home ownership

    July 1 is the deadline to apply for the disabled veteran homestead tax credit and military exemption. Once claimed, filing for these benefits in subse ...
    June 1, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Clinton the only innocent person in 10-mile radius

    Hillary Clinton is as pure as the driven snow, at least according to Hillary Clinton.Clinton will te ...
    June 1, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Let’s continue progressive work

    As your State Representative, I want to thank the people of Jasper County for giving me the honor of serving as your legislator. We’ve done some great ...
    May 31, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Campaign remains focused on the issues

    As my opponent attempts to label me as something I am not, I believe it speaks volumes that those working for quality jobs, equal pay and safer work e ...
    May 31, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Breckenridge has different approach

    The primary on June 7 isn’t about division in the HD29 Democratic Party. It’s about a slightly different approach. For the most part, Rep. Kelley vote ...
    May 31, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Breckenridge is a proven public servant

    I know Wes Breckenridge, and have since he was a boy growing up in Monroe. I’ve always had the highest respect for him.
    May 31, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Kelley will work for you

    In the 2011 and 2012 Legislative sessions of the Iowa Legislature, I had the unique privilege to serve as the very first clerk to your Representative, ...
    May 31, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • It’s time to move forward

    As our times change, so do our needs. I feel that it is extremely important for everyone to exercise their right to vote, especially our local primary ...
    May 31, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • In crisis, Kelley didn’t respond

    My dream was to take our family’s 90-year-old farm, enhance the soil with organic nutrition and have a vegetable business to showcase man’s ability to ...
    May 31, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Breckenridge is committed

    I am honored to endorse Wes Breckenridge’s run for State House of Representatives, Iowa House District 29. I have had the opportunity to work with Wes ...
    May 31, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Kelley does not have our backs

    I wish to respond to Kathy Holdefer’s recent letter where she states that “Dan Kelley has our backs as landowners.”
    May 27, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Breckenridge supports women

    As a woman, a mother who is expecting her firstborn in July and member of law enforcement, I know that Wes Breckenridge supports what’s important to m ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Kelley works hard for children

    Representative Kelley has the right stuff for healthy communities.As president of the Partnership fo ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am