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  • Update on Frank Gilson Press box repair

    To the editor,I would like to explain to you Cardinal fans and former football players where we are ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Braley's disregard for farmers is troubling

    To the editor,Bruce Braley’s continuous disregard and lack of appreciation for farmers should be tro ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Impressed with Newton hospitality

    To the editor,I was staying in your beautiful town just last week, my daughter and I were to be up t ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Kelley eager to share his time with Iowans

    To the editor,When the Iowa Film Office (known now as Produce Iowa) collapsed several years ago, fel ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Veterans project would preserve World War I markers

    To the editor,Newton is an important city in central Iowa where there are a number of National Guard ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Early mowing contributes to monarch butterfly decline

    To the editor,City staff has done it again at Agnes Patterson Park. They prematurely mowed down habi ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Kelley speaks out in voters' best interest

    To the editor,One of the main componets of my job is to find speakers, musicians, authors, artists a ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Land owners should be cautious of pipeline agreements

    To the editor,As lifetime family farmers and rural property owners, we strongly urge Iowa land owner ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Allan has proven record of dedication to Jasper County

    To the editor,As an employee of the Jasper County Recorder’s Office I would like to give some insigh ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • A response to 'Hiroshima — 69 years later'

    To the editor,I am certainly opposed to nuclear war in all its forms. Unfortunately, I believe Dr. D ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • EPC rules could help improve Iowa's water quality

    To the editor, Like many Iowans, my grandparents and parents were farmers, and they taught me to val ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Supports Critchfield for county recorder

    To the editor, I have had the pleasure of working closely with Marshall Critchfield over the past tw ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Finding 'Golden Nuggets' while getting to know Newton better

    To the editor,My wife and I are appreciative of the “Get to Know Newton” campaign and to do as much ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • To the editor,On behalf of the Jasper County Fair Board I would like to congratulate all of the comp ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Iowa’s schools must improve teacher training

    To the editor,When we, as individuals, are evaluated for things, such as a job, a criteria list rate ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:54 am
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