Question: It’s open forum week. What’s on your mind?


Question: It’s open forum week. What’s on your mind?

• I give the Newton education department an A plus for the availability of agriculture and technology (ex: welding) skills for our students. Our nation is losing many skilled workers through outsourcing or retirements in all fields. My father’s era of computerization has changed the repairing and developments of machinery and farm vehicles. When the student learns to care and understand his important role in this field, farm futures are in good hands.

• We don't need to spend money on a new fairgrounds when the budgets are in such bad shape.