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  • Head on accident on Highway 6

    A head-on collision occurred between a car and a cement truck late Tuesday morning east of Newton on Highway 6. Mechanical extrication was u ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Vietnam vets doing their part to keep old memorial clean

    While the recent spotlight has been on the new Jasper County Veterans Memorial Complex situated on the Jasper County Courthouse’s east lawn, ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Pool play

    Newton Parks and Grounds hosted a dog pool party Tuesday evening at Maytag Pool to end the swimming season.  ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Ice Ice Baby

    The ice bucket challenge has reached the political level, at least here in Jasper County. Nancy Parrott, Jasper County Recorder, took on ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Making an impact

    Brodie Sanders from Pizza Ranch delivered a variety of school supplies to the Newton Community School District today and presented them to L ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Least of Saints Ministry donates to the Sing Me to Heaven Foundation

    Last Thursday, the Least of Saints Ministry donated more than $650 to the Sing Me to Heaven Foundation of La Porte City, Iowa. The foundatio ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
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  • Vietnam vets doing their part to keep old memorial clean

    While the recent spotlight has been on the new Jasper County Veterans Memorial Complex situated on the Jasper County Courthouse’s east lawn, the origi ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Pool play

    Newton Parks and Grounds hosted a dog pool party Tuesday evening at Maytag Pool to end the swimming season. 
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Ice Ice Baby

    The ice bucket challenge has reached the political level, at least here in Jasper County. Nancy P ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Making an impact

    Brodie Sanders from Pizza Ranch delivered a variety of school supplies to the Newton Community School District today and presented them to Laura Selov ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Least of Saints Ministry donates to the Sing Me to Heaven Foundation

    Last Thursday, the Least of Saints Ministry donated more than $650 to the Sing Me to Heaven Foundation of La Porte City, Iowa. The foundation raises m ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Mom charged after daughter, 12, found pregnant

    A Newton mother is charged with child endangerment after it was discovered her 12-year-old daughter became preganant as the result of alleged sexual a ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • State Faire winners

    • Dennis Terlouw of Newton placed second in the Most Unusual Vegetable contest.• Colby Tool of Monro ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Animal Task Force presents new Animal Control Ordinance

    The Animal Task Force presented a draft of the Animal Control Ordinance to the city council Monday. Classification of dogs was among the key points di ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Lions Club tip night at Pizza Ranch

    The Newton Lions Club will get proceeds from tip night from 5 to 8 p.m. Wedesnday at Pizza Ranch, 1500 W. 18th St. S. The community is encouraged to c ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • County Republicans to meet Monday

    Jasper County Republicans will meet for their second block party at 7 p.m. on Monday at the northwest corner of the square in Newton. 
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • The days of the A's

    The year was 1973. Doug Swanson was 20, long-haired and wanted a place to play baseball. In order to ensure himself a future on diamonds scattered acr ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Diving in

    Diving events are back in for NCMP Aquagirls for the 2014 high school swim season. The swim team held its annual Red and Black intrasquad scrimmage Tu ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Pads and Helmets are On

    Football became real Saturday when Newton High’s Cardinals put the shoulder pads and helmets on and did some hitting at H.A. Lynn Stadium during a pra ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Reynolds leads Cardinals to fifth place

    INDIANOLA — Newton’s Cardinals had two golfers shoot in the 70s and two more in the  higher 80s for the first competition of the 2014 season Monday. T ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Newton Booster Club Golf Tournament

    Kim Bunker photoJim Kennedy, Mike Kennedy, Scott Pritchard and JR Cunningham took first in the champ ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Newton boys open golf season today

    Getting a head start on all the other fall sports, Newton High’s boys open their 2014 Iowa Class 4A golf season Monday. Volleyball, girls swimming, cr ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Luellen brothers win again at Marshalltown

    MARSHALLTOWN — In back-to-back feature races Friday night at Marshalltown Speedway, brothers Austin and Clint Luellen captured wins. Austin notched hi ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Cardinal court time

    Jocelyn Sheets/Daily NewsNewton High’s volleyball players conclude their first week of practice in a ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • The Pressbox

    Sports are among what shapes our lives. Yes, even for those people who don’t care or like sports. You’ve made that decision so it shaped your life.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Top competitor

    Submitted photoRylee Heryford of Newton won the 2014 Iowa PGA Golf Skills Challenge in Silvis, Ill., ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Barbara J. (Flege) Ingraham

    Barbara J. (Flege) Ingraham, 73, of Newton passed on Tuesday, Aug. 19, after a lengthy battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Richard C. Haning

    Richard C. “Dick” Haning, 83, of Newton died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center, under the care of Skiff Hospice, in Newton. A funeral M ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Harold V. 'Tiny' Harned

    Harold Vincent “Tiny” Harned, 89, of Newton followed his last flight plan to eternal life on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Nelson Manor in Newton, under t ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Kathleen R. Freeman

    Kathleen R. Freeman, 74, of Newton died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Heritage Manor. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Walla ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Lois Maxine (Hummel) Warrick

    Lois Maxine (Hummel) Warrick, 93, of Newton died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Park Centre in Newton. A funeral service was Saturday at the Howard Stre ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Dale Roy Strohbehn

    Dale Roy Strohbehn, 89, of Newton, formerly of Reinbeck, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Park Centre in Newton.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Lois Maxine (Hummel) Warrick

    Lois Maxine (Hummel) Warrick, 93, of Newton died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Park Centre in Newton.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Karen E. (Wilson) Bleakney

    Karen E. (Wilson) Bleakney, 72, of Newton died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Lucas E. Bolton

    Lucas R. Bolton, 30, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at his home in Newton. A funeral memorial servic ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Lucille A. Fane

    Lucille A. (Gearhart) Fane, 93, of Newton died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 14-year-old juvenile is charged with third-degree burglary after authori ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office•Austin E. Wilkins, 20, of Newton, is charged with possession of alcoh ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office • James A. Bonnett, 29, of Newton is charged with disorderly conduct ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Manaye Felleke, 24, of Newton, is charged with public intoxication after a ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Astrid, J. Brown, 31, of Newton, is charged with forgery after authorities ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Austin D. Hester, 22, of Newton is charged with driving while license revo ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jeremy N. Waltemeyer, 39, of State Center is charged with public intoxicat ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Michael J. Eppstein, 33, of Newton, is charged with possession of drug par ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Angelica M. Fallstich, 17, of Newton, is charged with first-degree burglar ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Hannah R. Ford, 20, of Newton, was charged Thursday with nine counts of fr ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • How to help kids transition back to the classroom

    The dawn of a new school year is an exciting time. Kids may not want to say goodbye to days spent lounging by the pool, but such disappointment is oft ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Older adult wellness: purpose through volunteering

    Our American stereotype of retirement often is associated with lazy days with empty agendas. This third phase of life holds the potential to be more f ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Pack a lunch the MyPlate way

    There are many benefits to taking a packed lunch to work or school. The possibilities are nearly endless, so you get to eat exactly what you want ever ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of “Downton Abbey” say Cupid’s arrow is not headed for their characters.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Add flavor and vegetables to your grilling

    Besides being fun, grilling is a great low fat way to cook. Everything from the entrée to dessert can be cooked on the grill. 
    July 21, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • July — National Ice Cream Month

    It’s summer time, and what better to eat during a hot day than ice cream? The national average consumption for Americans is four gallons of ice cream ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Making health insurance make sense

    Q: Now that I have health care coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, are there materials available for me and my family to understand ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Grill safely this Fourth of July

    Summer is officially here, and the Fourth of July holiday is upon us. Cooking outdoors can be a healthy summer activity shared with family and friends ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • 'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

    Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom “Designing Women” and appeared in numerous othe ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • King writes for new season of 'Under the Dome'

    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The fictional Maine town of Chester’s Mill is “Under the Dome” for a second season, and author Stephen King, on whose novel th ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:18 am

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