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  • Payton will work for Jasper County

    Beth ZahuronesBaxterI am writing to voice my support for Patrick Payton for the Iowa House. Patrick ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Top four reasons to vote for Branstad

    Kathy TiptonNewton1. Tax payers must reimburse two DOT workers for their wrongful firings ($420,000) ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Kelley is a leader in green energy

    Jane KrentzStillwater, Minn.I served in the Minnesota Senate for 10 years, and was the chair of the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Heartsill has proven record

    Norman RozendaalMonroeThe midterm election is almost upon us once again. Once voting day on Nov. 4 h ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Kelley is advocate for veterans

    Bob KrauseDes MoinesI would like to thank the people of House District 29 in Newton and surrounding ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • 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
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