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  • Appreciates Mat Maids coverage

    Kelli SkaggsNewtonI just finished reading the article Jocelyn Sheets wrote about the Newton Mat Maid ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Newton community helps those in need

    Judy WittenbergNewtonI’ve read several great articles about how our community helps each other, and ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Do we need more problems?

    Sheri PherigoNewtonAs I read the letter in the paper by Scott Miles, who supports the Dakota Access ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Neighborhoood schools are proven system

    John McNeerNewtonDuring the public open forum related to future Newton Schools reconfiguration recen ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • All signs point to Branstad support of pipeline

    Ross GrootersPleasant HillGov. Terry Branstad raised hundreds of thousands of dollars out of Texas d ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Newton officers go the extra mile

    Gloria SimpsonNewtonDo you really know what your Newton Police officers do to keep Newton safe for y ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Support for blood drive appreciated

    Marilyn BerthelsenKelloggThe Kellogg Lions Club who sponsored the blood drive in Kellogg for LifeSer ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Good luck to Gearbots Lego team

    Rep. Dan KelleyNewtonTo the Jasper County 4-H Gearbots Lego team, I say, congratulation and good luc ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Citizen's Police Academy enlightening, engaging

    Christine PauleyNewtonToo often we blame someone else when we do something wrong and we forget to co ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Dakota Access Pipeline would provide opportunities

    Scott MilesDes MoinesMy name is Scott Miles and I am a member of the Laborers International Union of ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Senior Citizens pre-holiday opportunities

    Marvin CampbellNewtonThis coming Thursday evening brings an array of activities at the Newton High S ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Iowa needs clean water legislation

    Larry GinterRhodesAs our water continues to get more and more polluted, only a handful of our electe ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Great community made Thanksgiving a success

    Curtis HerbigNewtonI am writing as the owner of Culver’s to thank the Salvation Army, United Way and ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Public education resists raising standards

    Public education resists high standardsSue AtkinsonBaxterIntervention is used when a behavior is con ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Thank you Careage

    Margarett HolmesNewtonThe annual Thanksgiving meal was served Nov. 20 at Careage. It was a full hous ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 9:33 am
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    Do you approve of the city’s agreement to provide tax rebates for the proposed loft apartments at the former Maytag buildings?