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  • Seeking information about Iowa

    Dear people of the great state of Iowa,Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In four ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Health bill hurts older Iowans

    Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up health care costs for Iowans ages 50 to 64 by thousands of dollars a year. Th ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Time to save ‘We the People’

    How many of the knowledgeable citizens know who George Soros is?Every adult with American citizenshi ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Legislature declares war on working people

    Well it appears the hypocrites who are dressed in sheep’s clothing are finally removing it to reveal the true wolves they truly are. Of course, I am r ...
    March 16, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • King’s tweet bothersome

    Congressman Steve King’s tweet about how “we can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies” bothers me a lot.
    March 16, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Education theories a detriment to students

    Recently, Democrat Senators conducted a survey of superintendents regarding possible consequences due to funding increases (no funding reductions) bei ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Support ACA, support seniors with disabilities

    I am a senior citizen and my wife and I are on the Medicare program. It is a fact the Affordable Care Act/Obama Care (ACA) lengthened the financial vi ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Cardinal Pride in Des Moines

    It is with great pleasure that I write this letter to inform my fellow residents of Newton of the many compliments they received. I work in Des Moines ...
    March 7, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Protestors don’t speak for all

    The recent raucous town hall meetings for Iowa’s Congressional representatives are a showcase for heckling, but they, the protesters, don’t speak for ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Upset with local taxes

    The Feb. 23 Daily News had the budget estimate for Jasper County. It stated, “The board of Supervisors intends to levy general basic property tax rate ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Thank you, hometown Newton

    Lately there has been negative news from Washington, D.C., the Statehouse and places all over the country and the world. I want to take a moment to wr ...
    March 1, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Abhorrent bills

    Where to start? HSB 133 shakes me to my shoes. This ALEC-written bill has so many concerns for Iowa citizens ... and I hope, readers, that you let you ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:23 am