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Why does GOP defend Trump?

If stories coming out of Washington are to be believed, President Trump’s associates describe his behavior as childish. He throws temper tan…

OPEN sister city month 2018

OPEN (Organization Promoting Everlasting Neighbors) has been a part of the Newton and Jasper County area for 26 years. January is “Sister Ci…

Radon testing could save lives

PLANE CRASHES; 400 IOWANS KILLED. This headline would cause an investigation, yet every year approximately 400 Iowans die from radon-induced…

Why save Red Bridge?

I am the young fellow in charge of the “Save Red Bridge” movement that has developed over the last year. I’d like to share my reason for doi…

No ‘rich tradition’ of education

A term tossed around too lightly is Iowa’s “rich tradition” of education. Considering its basis of discrimination, with educators taking no …

Trump’s character falls short

Another Christmas Eve has come and gone and the annual “It’s A Wonderful Life” movie with the message — it’s content of character, not money…

Appreciates NDN sports photography

We all know what good journalists Jocelyn Sheets and Troy Hyde are, and they add so much to the Newton Daily News with their detailed sports…
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