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Mailbox vandalism

Saturday night someone smashed a large number of mailboxes in rural Baxter. My box cost me more than $50. What possesses a person to carry o…

Attitudes on immigration

The immigration of illegal aliens situation makes an interesting contrast in attitudes on how to deal with it.

ACT a more accurate assessment

Did you know that the ACT standards relate to not only college-ready skills but also workforce? There is a section of their web site that ex…

The meaning of ‘profound’

Searching my mind for a brief description of the Newton Community Theatre’s latest presentation, “Crucible” I settled on just one word, “pro…

Missing Zits comic strip

Congratulations to Pam Pratt on becoming the new editor of the Newton Daily News. I hope her tenure will be profitable for both the paper an…

No reliable evidence

Laura Hollis, a conservative commentator about whom no information is provided in the Daily News’ printing of her article “When Heroes Have …

Fact checking Trump

Trump argued recently he has been hounded by investigators in the Russia probe for no reason. And that “he does not do cover-ups.” Trump’s p…

Grateful for generosity

Thank you to our Newton Postal Patrons for your generous food donations to the Newton community.The …

Marsy’s Law Resolution

Does it take a brain to figure out if we should give the victims the same rights at the perpetrators?
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