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2018 Session Begins

Monday, Jan. 8 marked the first day of the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session or the second session-year of the 87th Iowa General Assembly. In fo…

The virtue-signaling anti-virtue crowd

Imagine it’s late 2011. The world just found out about Jerry Sandusky, former assistant Penn State football coach who would be convicted of …

Golden Doors

It seems like it’s hardly news anymore, but the President is back in the news again. No, this isn’t about Stephanie Clifford, nee Stormy Dan…

Column serves as great reminder

In reference to the “Defending Donald” column written by Abigail Pelzer and published on Monday — bravo in support of The First Amendment to…

Why does GOP defend Trump?

If stories coming out of Washington are to be believed, President Trump’s associates describe his behavior as childish. He throws temper tan…

Trump’s Greatest Generation

I believe the newspaper columnist’s job is to take a step to the side, to take a look at things from an angle, to maybe even sneak around be…

OPEN sister city month 2018

OPEN (Organization Promoting Everlasting Neighbors) has been a part of the Newton and Jasper County area for 26 years. January is “Sister Ci…

Punish poor people

Store owner Kamal Saleh was just hit with thousands of dollars in fines.His crime? He sold three cig…

Defending Donald

When a phone rings in a newsroom there are countless reasons why. A source with a news tip, a mourning family member inquiring about an obit…
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