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Getting priorities straight

A new stormwater utility fee was just approved by the Newton City Council, as there is no money to fix the streets and sewers. By 2025, the …

Breckenridge will protect our rights

The Democratic Party is the only major political party that will work to protect the rights of women to make their own decisions regarding t…

Working for you

I’ve served as your State Representative for two terms and am running for re-election this November. I wanted to take the opportunity to int…

Health standards still apply

I was surprised to see the owner of the new Viet-Thai Taste restaurant in Newton, pictured in Friday’s Newton News, was not wearing the requ…

Rita Hart is who we need in Washington

I worked for Rita for two years as her clerk at the Iowa Legislature and I can say from firsthand experience that she is exactly who we need…

Re-elect Breckenridge

I am proud to be part of Representative Wes Breckenridge’s re-election campaign.Wes has an excellent…

Wanting to be heard

On Aug. 20 the Iowa Public Information Board ruled in my favor regarding the complaint I made that the Jasper County Board of Health violate…

Bless our town

I am so glad I don’t belong to a party that lets their city burn and back police.God bless our town …

Looking toward change

Whew! King Trump’s circus finally ended. Come November we can all issue an executive order to make sure he abdicates.

Storm clean up

Storm clean up continues during week three following the terrible storm that blew through our community and state. I want to thank all the c…
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