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Our sad family garden news

My name is Abby McNeer, 10, and I want to share the latest news from our family garden.My brother Ad…

Drawing the line

You know the old saying, “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” Seems the Iowa voter may be the target of the next big po…

Fourth of July thank you

Our hats are off to everyone who organized and volunteered to make the Fourth of July parade so wonderful. We know it took many people to pu…

Helping the monarch population

What a wonderful experience to find the first monarch caterpillar! In recent years, the monarchs have declined in number, as have other poll…

Call for a special session

I read the editorial in the Daily News June 26 about House File 732, the reform of Iowa’s medical cannabis laws. However, Gov. Kim Reynolds …

Iowa’s medical cannabis laws

People in most other states have much better access to effective medicines made from cannabis than we do here in Iowa.

A weekend to remember

On behalf of the Newton High School Class of 1969, I wish to thank some people and groups that made our 50th reunion weekend one to remember…

Plenty of ways to honor our veterans

After plenty of articles about the 75th anniversary of D-Day this month, it left me wondering “what have I done?” or “what can I do?” beside…

Prayers of thanks

This is to the young man ahead of me at Dollar Tree June 12. Thank you for paying for my merchandise…
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