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  • Parades are politics to Kelley

    Aaron GunsaulusNewtonRep. Dan Kelley’s recent comments about parades are fascinating. First of all, ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Sinclair should support special session

    Sen. Tom CourtneyBurlingtonAt the end of this year’s legislative session, Gov. Branstad made a big m ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Repairs planned for North Fourth Avenue West

    Robert L. KnabelNewton City AdministratorI read with interest Mr. Bergfeld’s recent letter to the ed ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Take a stand against the pipeline

    Arlene BatesAnkenyIf you are concerned about the proposed Bakken Oil Pipeline from an out-of-state o ...
    July 23, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Disappointed in Shapiro column

    Greg ThielmannWashington, D.C.As a Newton native who has followed closely the Iran nuclear negotiati ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Proud to call Newton home, humbled by generosity

    Judy ManusosNewtonI moved to Newton a little more than a year ago. After one month, I suffered a pai ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Let’s discuss honesty

    Micah CopeNewtonAs a young boy, my father took me to the range with his Remington Nylon 66. Dad spen ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Upset by city’s road improvement plans

    Brandon BergfeldNewtonNow the City of Newton has gone and done it. Hey city officials — what are you ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Court’s decision should be overturned

    Wayne LelaDowners Grove, Ill.The recent controversial decision by a sharply divided (5-4) Supreme Co ...
    July 10, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Join the fight against the pipeline

    Joe ReutterBooneSince the pipeline project was announced and I received notice that my land was in i ...
    July 8, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Kudos to Lauren

    Judy Parsons-JonesKelloggThe last weekend of June, Kellogg observed its 150th birthday. The organize ...
    July 7, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Iowa’s tradition of reading deficiencies

    Sue AtkinsonBaxterThe state of Iowa acknowledges a long history of reading deficiencies. The Iowa Re ...
    July 7, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Kellogg celebration a great success

    Dave BarrKelloggI would like to thank everyone who participated in making the Kellogg Sesquicentenni ...
    July 6, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Disagrees with letter writer

    Linda BryantNewtonMichael Ware recently published a letter in NDN, laying out what he claims to be t ...
    July 6, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • A call to action

    Jazmine BjellandNewtonRecently, the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community received so ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:14 am
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