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  • Payton will help control government spending

    Dale MakiNewtonFollow the money. It’s a simple idea, but one that is often lost on our elected offic ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Kelley is a strong voice at statehouse

    Working in corrections is difficult and dangerous work. This has been especially true in recent years as the state’s correctional facilities have been ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Vote for Allen, Ernst, and Payton

    Chris BollhoeferNewtonChaz Allen has been a true leader through some dark times in Newton. Having wo ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Kelley's continued leadership is needed

    Francis ThickeFairfieldI commend Jasper County residents for having elected Dan Kelley as their stat ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Life-long Democrat endorses Critchfield for recorder

    Rev. Dr. Carl Rothshild-BondNewtonI like Marshall Critchfield’s qualifications for Jasper County Rec ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Allan's experience counts

    Pam KeenanNewtonAs a citizen of Jasper County and friend of 14 years, I support Denise Allan as our ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Payton is a good man, great candidate

    Collin ReynoldsNewtonI’ve seen quite a few letters to the editor in support of our current state rep ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Payton knows Newton, Jasper County values

    Years ago as a head football coach in Des Moines, Coach Frank Gilson and I frequently exchanged game film. As the icon of Newton high school football. ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Kelley is a friend of tourism

    Judy JohnsonNewtonAlthough I do not consider myself a very political person; I do pay attention to t ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Response to recent Payton support letter

    I am writing in response to Councilman Craig Trotter’s questions he raised in his endorsement of Patrick Payton in Mr. Payton’s race against State Rep ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Payton has conviction, experience for Iowa House

    Aaron GunsaulusNewtonI had a nice conversation the other day with a gentleman who is running to be t ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Knight of Columbus grateful for support

    We would like to thank all the local businesses who supported us financially at our recent golf outing at the Westwood Golf Course. A special thanks g ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Kudos to the Maytag Dairy Farms

    Brenda MalottNewtonI want to express my thanks and appreciation for the wonderful experience I had t ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Critchfield is a leader with vision

    Chad C. AirhartWaukeeI am writing in support of Marshall Critchfield for Jasper County Recorder. Mar ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Kelley is a friend of education

    Donna CookNewtonWe are fortunate to have the leadership and representation of Dan Kelley in the Iowa ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:54 am
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