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  • Registration open for Krumm trail race

    One of the longest ongoing trail races in Jasper County is turning 10 and registration is open for this year’s run.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Exchange student makes presentation

    Newton Rotary Exchange Student Ben Ellis gave a program on Tuesday about the year he spent in Austria. Ellis, who was sponsored by the local Rotary Cl ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Local farm families recognized as environmental leaders

    Two local Iowa farm families were recognized with the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award during a ceremony at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 13. Ward V ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • El Locos Tacos opens food truck eatery

    Locals driving on First Avenue may have noticed a new food truck the past couple weeks in the parking lot of the Pit Stop Liquors store.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Local artist Homeier having Art Sale

    Local artist Mary Homeier will be having an art sale, located in the P.J.’s Deli Annex in Newton, beginning Friday.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • State Fair winners

    Jase D. Aldridge of Kellogg placed first in the Barnevelder Pullet competition; first in the Bantam Call Gray Old Drake; first in the Bantam Call Gray ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Clarification

    New traffic policies are in effect from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, but are not the designated drop ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Campers ready for Labor Day weekend

    Most of the campsites with electricity in Iowa state parks available for reservation have been snapped up for weeks ahead of the Labor Day holiday. 
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:09 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, the origi ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:42 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 - 11:43 am
  • The days of the A's

    One of the smallest stops on the Newton A’s schedule produced some of the team’s biggest memories.A ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Iowa State names Richardson starting QB

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has named junior Sam Richardson its starting quarterback.Cyclones coach ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:05 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. 21, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • 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 - 11:56 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 - 11:34 am
  • Dean Miller

    Dean Miller, 82, of Kellogg died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at his home. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 at Brooks ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • June Nickolish

    June Nickolish, 83, formerly of Colfax died Aug. 5, 2014, in League City, Texas. A memorial graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:08 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 - 11:50 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 - 11:49 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 - 11:14 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 - 11:42 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Oscar W. A. Galvez, 30, of Newton is charged with first offense operating ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
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    Newton Police Department• A 14-year-old juvenile is charged with third-degree burglary after authori ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:25 am
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    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office•Austin E. Wilkins, 20, of Newton, is charged with possession of alcoh ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:09 am
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    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office • James A. Bonnett, 29, of Newton is charged with disorderly conduct ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:17 am
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    Newton Police Department• Manaye Felleke, 24, of Newton, is charged with public intoxication after a ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:09 am
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    Newton Police Department• Astrid, J. Brown, 31, of Newton, is charged with forgery after authorities ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:50 am
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    Newton Police Department• Austin D. Hester, 22, of Newton is charged with driving while license revo ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:20 am
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    Newton Police Department• Jeremy N. Waltemeyer, 39, of State Center is charged with public intoxicat ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:18 am
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    Newton Police Department• Michael J. Eppstein, 33, of Newton, is charged with possession of drug par ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Angelica M. Fallstich, 17, of Newton, is charged with first-degree burglar ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Goodbye state fair, hello Christmas?

    To say my girlfriend is a fan of Christmas would be a slight understatement. Following last year’s holiday season, our Christmas tree stood decorated ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • We all scream for ice cream

    After a few unsuccessful attempts in the last week, I finally got a really good look at the ice cream truck man the other day. Maybe I am being extra ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Disappointed in car show

    To the editor,In regard to our car shows held this month and at the end of July, I was so disappoint ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Outraged by lack of flood response

    To the editor,It is a real shame how our government (state and feds) work when it comes to the state ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • The bigger issue behind the Michael Brown situation

    Nothing creates unity quite like tragedy, and make no mistake about it —  the execution of Michael Brown is a tragedy.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • 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 - 11:25 am
  • September school start date good for students

    My hat’s off to the opponents of September school start dates for creativity when offering explanations for starting school in early August. As a 37 y ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • An unwanted guest

    Our dog, Homer, has brought us entertainment and unconditional love since they day we picked him up from my brother’s house (more to that story in a b ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • A ticket to Sarah Palin's funhouse

    I figured the Texas lineup of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Rick Perry, and a carnival sideshow of far-right Congress critters assured my state the glory of bei ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:35 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
  • Learn how to exercise smarter, not harder

    (BPT) - Contrary to what most people believe about being active, it's not only about how many times you visit your health club each week or even what ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:05 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 - 11:37 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 - 10:45 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 - 11:20 am

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