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Road hazards

I think we should rename Iowa Speedway Drive to Iowa Speedbump Drive, especially going east before the curve.

The Wall that Heals

We wish to express our thanks to the below-listed organizations and individuals who made it possible for the arrival of the Vietnam Memorial…

All things ‘Fair’ in Jasper County

As the “Whole Herd” gathers for the Fun of the Jasper County Fair in July there will be memories to make for everyone. This year the Scrapbo…

'Fun for the Whole Herd'

Summer is here, and so the fun begins. The Jasper County Fair Theme “Fun for the Whole Herd” invites the entire family to join the excitemen…

Gas price questions

The gas stations in Newton are cheating all of Newton families.Gas in Newton Hy-Vee is $2.84 a gallo…

Thanks dedicated veterans

I would like to say thanks so much to all the people who put on a wonderful tribute to the veterans who gave their lives for our freedom at …

Iowa education doesn’t get gold

Once again, “U.S. News & World Report” has published a list of top high schools in the country, according to their criteria. Iowa had fourte…

RAGBRAI vendor fee helps cause

We are excited to host RAGBRAI this summer. It is a great community event we have been fortunate enough to host a few times over the 46-year…

Primary is voters’ opportunity

On Tuesday of next week, Jasper County residents will be given an opportunity to choose candidates for Jasper County Supervisor. In my opini…

Hansen represents with integrity

I’ve had the pleasure of calling Mike Hansen a friend for over a decade, as well as working in city government under his leadership for the …
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