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  • Newton, PCM, Colfax-Mingo drop decisions; CMB, Lynnville-Sully win

    Newton, PCM, Colfax-Mingo dropped games in Week 8 Friday night, while CMB stayed undefeated clinching a district title and Lynnville-Sully claimed its ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Prep Football Scores

    Iowa High School Football ScoresFriday NightArea ScoresBondurant-Farrar 46, Newton 30CMB 28, North P ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Coen captures LHC cross country crown

    DALLAS CENTER — Grace Coen reclaimed her Little Hawkeye Conference crown Thursday. Newton High’s Coen captured her second LHC girls’ cross country cha ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Playing without Dad

    COLFAX — The teenage years of Colfax-Mingo offensive lineman Chris Warner are filled with memories of his father’s medical hardships.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Aquagirls finish second at Ram Relays

    PLEASANT HILL — Having a bit of fun at one of their favorite swim meets, NCMP’s Aquagirls broke two records and finished a solid second in the 2014 So ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • The Pressbox

    Please excuse the giddiness my fellow Daily News staff member, Ty Rushing, and I are working under this week. Both of us are from Kansas and die-hard ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Area volleyball roundup: CMB, PCM, Colfax-Mingo swept

    BAXTER — Following a relatively encouraging performance Tuesday night with the regional playoffs looming, Collins-Maxwell/Baxter ended conference play ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Lynnville-Sully girls repeat as SICL cross country champs

    MONTEZUMA — Running well over the tough Montezuma course, Lynnville-Sully’s girls placed six runners in the top 15 of Thursday’s 2014 South Iowa Cedar ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Tigerhawk harriers top PCM

    Two area runners finished 1-2 at Thursday’s Saydel Cross Country Invitational.Colfax-Mingo’s Dakota ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Jacobsen inspires as Cardinal player despite disability

    Playing football under the Friday night lights is the dream of all little boys.Collin Jacobsen is li ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Margaret Deskin

    Margaret Deskin, 86, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Margaret passed away peacefully in her sleep in Newton, her home for more than 6 ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • James Kirwan, Jr.

    James L. Kirwan, Jr., 80, of Nokomis, Fla., died Oct. 12, 2014. He was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Atchison, Kan., to James L. Kirwan, Sr. and Elva Ida (Del ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Shirley D. (Lambert) Bird

    Shirley D. (Lambert) Bird, 64, of Newton, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. As per Shirley’s wishes she has been crema ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Rebecca Franck

    Rebecca Kay “Becky” Franck, 65, of Newton, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Sandra Ritz

    Sandra Ritz died Oct. 7, 2014, Clarkston, Wa.Sandra Lea Collins was born Aug. 23, 1941, to Ronald an ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Thora Collins

    Thora Collins, 97, of Des Moines, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Wesley Acres Retirement Home. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oc ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Maxine Iske

    Maxine Iske, 88, of Grinnell, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2014, at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell.A family ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Carl Gray Sr.

    COLO — Carl “Gene” Gray Sr., 70, of Colo, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Story County Senior Care in Nevada.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Forrest Matherly, Jr.

    Forrest (Junior) Matherly, Jr., 91, formerly of Monroe, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Lewisville, Texas at Providencia Assisted Living, the place tha ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Michael Sullivan

    Michael E. Sullivan, 68, of Knoxville, formerly of Pella, succumbed to his physical conditions Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Knoxville Area Community Ho ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Denise N. Meyer, 39, of Newton, is charged with driving while license susp ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Police Blotter

    ​Newton Police Department• Terry L. Wilfawn, 25, of Newton, is charged with assault causing bodily i ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• William S. Montgomery, 56, of Colfax, is charged with following too close ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kimberly I. Farris, 44, of Newton, is charged with possession of a control ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Mark A Catton, 58, of LeMars, is charged with carrying weapons after autho ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Joseph K. Mahl, 27, of Newton, is charged with possession of a controlled ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jolene K. Lewis, 37, of Newton, is charged with driving while license susp ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Malissa M. Cavanh, 19, of Newton, is charged with unlawful possession of p ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Douglas A. McKinney, 61, of Montezuma, is charged with driving while licen ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Rodrigo Leon, 18, of Newton, is charged with interference with offic ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Accelerate prosperity, reverse Uncle Sam’s overdrive

    Underemployment is up. Wage growth is down. Job openings are up. Hiring is down. Student debt is up. Job optimism is down. Consumer debt is up. The pe ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Whoa to our runaway tongues

    In May 1997, I was a reporter assigned to interview spiritual author Deepak Chopra, who upon meeting me asked whether I could drive him to where our i ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:31 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 - 11:31 am
  • Confronting the Disability Unemployment Crisis

    Over half a century ago, when my brother Frank was at the Iowa School for the Deaf, he was told he could be one of three things: a printer, a cobbler, ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Blood moon

    Is the Blood Moon an ominous warning of some cataclysmic event on the offing? Naw. If anything, I told myself, it’s a harvest moon.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Here come the rain and drought

    What is it about natural disasters and irony?Just as local authorities in Detroit were denying thous ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • 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
  • Ty's Take: Witnessing a miracle

    Even as I write this, it doesn’t seem like a real thing. The Kansas City Royals — my hometown team, the Boys in Blue, a team other Major League Baseba ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Butcher on Halloween

    Attention all Halloween-loving adults: It’s time to grow up. When are you going to take responsibility for the trauma you are single-handedly inflicti ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:45 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

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