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  • Newton parks are first class

    To the editor:I have spent more time this summer in our parks than most other years. Many of us driv ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Prairie City Cemetery Walk — A Historic Event

    A nice crowd of people attended this very special event a the Historic Waveland Cemetery near Prairie City on Saturday, June 28. It was another histor ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • High school math teachers invited to trig training class

    To the editor: Here is a real life example of the compelling need for the STEM program (Science, Tec ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Thank you, Steve Long, for the history lesson

    To the editor:Probably all of us have concerns about rising medical costs and confusion with health ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Skiff creates $27 million impact on local economy

    To the editor:Skiff Medical Center is a good example of something that is so vital a part of our imm ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Fourth of July parade in Newton never a disappointment

    To the editor:I admit, I love a good parade, and Newton’s Fourth of July parade is never a disappoin ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Thirteen years after NCLB, Iowa schools continue to fail

    To the editor:Curt Swarm’s guest column on a liberal arts education, in the June 30 Newton Daily New ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Some folks might prefer a 'semi-super salad'

    To the editor:Last week, dietitian Emily Ring highlighted my “Super 10 Vegetable Salad” in her NDN h ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Majority of Iowans favor modernizing Iowa law for fireworks

    To the editor:Iowans will gather with lawn chairs and blankets in their communities to enjoy firewor ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Officer justified in shooting pit bull

    To the editor:In response to your front page article on police officer shooting dog: 1) Officer resp ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Lower standards allow schools to fake increased proficiencies

    To the editor:A June 5 article in the Jasper County Tribune continued the tradition of the past 50-6 ...
    June 25, 2014 - 11:37 am
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