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Why burden the tax payers

Hats off the Shawn James, his letter said it all.Newton is raising the tax levy almost $18/1000 to p…

With thanks to many

As Jasper County Chairman of the annual CWS/CROP Walk to combat hunger in the USA and abroad, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the…

Trump's rhetoric

President Trump’s avalanche of accusations against democrats actually reads like his (Trump’s) autobiography. As he does, so he without caus…

Don't blame students

The national Common Core reading curriculum is based on a 50-year study done by a national panel asked to do this by Congress, with their fi…

Helping veterans

Here’s one way you can help Iowa veterans.Many vets suffer from service-related PTSD, Post-Traumatic…

Cory Booker energizes voters

A lot of Democrats talk about who has the best chance of beating Donald Trump, but this election has to be about more than that. I believe t…

Making an impact

On Sept. 26, Sen. Joni Ernst and co-sponsor Jacky Rosen introduced a new bill (S.2549) allowing nonprofit child care providers to participat…

Warning to Newton tax payers

Get ready tax-payers of Newton. City “leaders” are looking at a levy increase to hire two more police officers to combat the increase in pro…
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