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Letters

Thanks to the community

On April 19, members of the community came together for the annual Good Friday worship observance. Humanity’s Way of the Cross involved walk…

Fix bridges one at a time

We live on F48 West, between the two bridges that are being replaced. It’s going to be hard to change our route to get to town and Interstat…

Thank you for the support

Night of Stars again was a huge success for our community. This wonderful event celebrated its 27th anniversary April 13 to benefit Iowa Riv…

In need of an attitude adjustment

I am in the midst of an attitude adjustment. This happens many times in my life, but this one will cause me as well as around 170 other peop…

Happy bills are not advancing

I am breathing a tentative sigh of relief following the announcement that bills aimed at requiring work requirements of people on Medicaid e…

Celebrating accomplishments

This past week, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. as the Outreach Leader of Central Iowa for Save the Children Action Netw…

ESSA fails students

Thank you, Newton Daily News, for the article about the ESSA presentation to the Newton School Board. The reporting showed what I have been …

School omnibus bill irresponsible

SF438, School Omnibus Bill filed by the Education Committee of which Sen. Amy Sinclair is the chair, passed in the Iowa Senate and is now aw…

So thankful

When I first came to Newton from far away years ago, there were a couple of families who took me under their wing to make me feel welcome. T…

Epic flooding and poor response

Sen. Josh Hawley, Republican of Missouri, said in a statement the Corps was “hamstrung” by “radical environmentalist lobbyists that are forc…

Enjoy the holiday in other ways

I feel very badly for Mr. Kyle Abel and others in Newton, whose enjoyment of the Fourth of July holiday seems to be solely dependent on thei…
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