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  • Bakken Pipeline not a done deal

    Angie CarterAmesThe proposed Bakken pipeline would cut across Jasper, Wapello, Mahaska, Keokuk, Jeff ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Local civil rights forum planned

    Fred RhodesNewtonOn May 14, the Central Iowa Property Association is hosting a forum on Civil Rights ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Lincoln assassination remembered

    Larry HurtoNewtonApril 14 marked the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination. I have ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • It’s time to do the right thing

    Mary LaHayDes MoinesAs founder of the organization Iowa Friends of Companion Animals, I appreciate J ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • COTA is saving kids’ lives

    Rick LofgrenBloomington, Ind.The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in 1986 ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Fight against factory farms

    Barb KalbachDexterIf a factory farm wants to build in your community, pollute your air and water and ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • No eminent domain for private gain

    James JacksonOttumwaThe definition of eminent domain is “a right of a government to take private pro ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Cross walk was meaningful worship experience

    Linda Curtis-StolperNewtonThe Mission Coalition would like to publicly thank all who helped make the ...
    April 9, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Iowa needs humane laws like SF 347

    Christian SchoonCedar RapidsThanks to Newton Daily News and reporter Jason Brooks for the recent art ...
    April 9, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Puppy mill horrors hidden in USDA reports

    Darcy ShawNewtonThank you for sharing the plight of imprisoned dogs being manufactured in substandar ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Iowa’s ‘high quality instruction’

    Sue AtkinsonBaxterA short time ago, I had occasion to attend a meeting with the Heartland AEA and a ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Future of Newton schools calls for comprehensive approach

    Josh CantuNewtonMy wife and I have lived in Newton for the past 14 years and have come to call this ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Put schools back the way they were

    Todd LoiselleNewtonMy letter is short, sweet and to the point: Put NCSD schools back the way they we ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • School board dismissed community input

    Cody MuhsNewtonOn Monday, the school board voted 5-2 to reconfigure schools. Emerson Hough will be r ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 am
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