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Let’s rethink fireworks

Give them an inch and they will take a mile, seems to be the mindset of some Newton citizens. Fireworks started a week before the holiday an…

Cease fire

At 11:15 p.m. July 4, the bombs finally fell silent and a quiet peace prevailed over the land. The armistice took effect, and the war was ov…

Tax cuts means less services

The Iowa legislature passed the second largest tax overhaul, resulting in more than $2.8 billion over the next six years.

IQ scores

A couple of weeks ago, the National Academy of Sciences published a study that examined IQ scores from 1962 to 1995 of conscripted military …

A thankful heart

It is with a heavy heart that I write this letter. But then again, it is also with a thankful heart. This will be the final message that I w…

Sessions quotes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions quotes the Bible’s command to obey the law to justify enforcing separating children from parents at the borde…

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…
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