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  • W.R. Dick Wickham

    Dick Wickham, 84, died Friday, evening, Oct. 24, 2014, at Newton Health Care Center in Newton, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Bette L. Preston

    Bette Luella Preston, 91, formerly of Fremont, Neb., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Nelson Manor Care Facility in Newton, under the care of Skiff Ho ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Carroll Swank

    Carroll G. Swank, 80, died Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2014, at Newton Health Care Center in Newton.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department • A 16-year-old juvenile is charged with failure to obey a stop sign after ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Florence I. Koppin

    Florence I. (Adams) Koppin, 100, of Newton, died on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at the Villa Del Sol in Marshalltown. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Jackie L. Butler

    Jackie “Jack” L. Butler, 66, of Baxter, died unexpectedly at home Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Congregati ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Correction

    In Tuesday’s article “Newton police officer honored” the title of Rob Burdess was incorrect. He is a current lieutenant at the Newton Police Departmen ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Correction

    The JJ Express concert will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Newton Senior High School. The location was incorrectly listed in Wednesday’s edition.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Byron J. Lackey, 25, of Newton, is charged with driving while license revo ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Laurence M. Stravers

    Laurence M. Stravers, 90, of Prairie City, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Correction

    In Tuesday’s paper, the location for the Jasper County Conservation Office Halloween Hike was incorrectly listed. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Nora Hefley

    A funeral service for Nora Frances Hefley, 76, of Newton, will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home. The family will greet frien ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Patricia Wierman

    Patricia Jean Wierman 94, was born May 3, 1920, in Buena Vista County in Iowa. She was the adopted daughter of Naaman E. and Mary J. (Mulligan) Wierma ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Dorothy J. Castonguay

    Dorothy Jean Castonguay, 88, died Saturday evening, Oct. 18, 2014, at Park Centre Health Center in Newton.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Frances E. Foster

    Frances E. Foster, 95, of Newton, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at th ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:28 am
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