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Shouldn’t we be more proactive?

I see where Jasper County Attorney Scott Nicholson tells the Newton News he is “fed up” with the recent gun crimes that have occurred here. …

Services provided to our elderly

My name is Carlyn Petted and I have worked for Jasper County Home Care Aides for 23 years. I was hoping to retire from there in 8-1/2 years.

Tough time continues

Iowans have been hit hard by Covid-19 and the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression. Thousands of Iowans have lost their jobs…

Breckenridge listens

Having been an advocate for State Representative Wes Breckenridge has taught me a lot in five years. I am glad I waited to make the announce…

Home Care means more to its clients

My name is Carol Wall and I am one of the Home Care aides with the county. I am writing and asking that you please reconsider your decision …

Still wanting to help

First Baptist Church would like to thank the community for their support of JCARL by donating their cans and bottles. Now that the Animal Re…

Hart leans in to listen

Rita Hart is the farmer, retired teacher, and former state senator who is running for the congressional seat vacated by Congressman Loebsack…

Hard working republicans

In response to Max Tipton’s article in the Newton News June 16, I could not let him speak about the far left democratic socialist government…

Putting the health of others at risk

Here we are more than four months into this pandemic and we are seeing another rise in Covid cases and deaths in areas where people are rout…
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