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  • Blaine Kloppenborg

    Blaine Kloppenborg, 83, of Webster City, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Wesley Acres in Des Moines. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3 ...
    May 28, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Brian Dean Kramer

    Brian Dean Kramer, 58, born May 21, 1956, in Hampton, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Montezuma. The first son of Bernard and Martha Kramer, he was r ...
    May 28, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Robert Michael Seeley

    Robert “Bob” Michael Seeley, 62, of Baxter, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. A visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m ...
    May 28, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Edith M. Morrow

    Edith M. Morrow, 91, of Colfax, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Services are pending at Coburn Funeral Home in Colfax ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Izetta F. Moore

    Izetta F. Moore, 92, of Newton, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. A celebration of Izetta’s life will be at ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Carolyn Sue Baird Ogg

    Carolyn Ogg passed from this life peacefully Jan. 13, 2015, at Park Centre in Newton.Those left to h ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Mary Louise Roberts

    Mary Louise Roberts, 87, of Prairie City, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Courtyard Estates in Pleasant Hill. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Frid ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Robert Seeley

    Robert “Bob” Seeley, 62 of Baxter, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. Services are pending at Fredregill Family Fun ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Gregory Alan Williams

    Gregory Alan Williams, 50, of Oskaloosa died Saturday, May 23, 2015, doing what he loved, boating at Lake Rathbun. He was born Nov. 18, 1964, in Des M ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Paul E. Brown

    Paul Edward Brown, 65, of Newton died on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at his home.A memorial service will ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 17-year-old juvenile is charged with unsafe backing after authorities we ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Shawn M. Collum, 26, of Grinnell, was arrested on a Poweshiek County warra ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 17-year-old juvenile is charged with reckless driving after authorities ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jeremy W. Schroeder, 31, of Newton, is charged with assault causing bodily ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Katelund E. Jeffrey, 18, of Prairie City, is charged with failure to maint ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Mareah R. Simpson, 36, of Newton, was arrested on a Marshalltown Police De ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Melissa F. Sherbinow, 24, of Newton, was arrested on a MINE Task Force war ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Keely M. Murphy, 19, of Newton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to a ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Michael C. Burgess, 58, of Newton, is charged with following too close aft ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Michael R. McGhghy, 57, of Newton, is charged with consumption/intoxicatio ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Mackinac Island

    She-Who-Walks-Like-the-Mist was gathering wild rice when she met a handsome young man who was the son of a sky spirit. They fell in love, but her fath ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Education is at heart of legislative stalemate

    Recent news about the Iowa Legislature has focused on when we will adjourn. However, what matters more to Iowa families are the disagreements preventi ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Kelley passionate, proactive on pipeline

    Kathy HoldeferMingoIn his May 19 letter to the Newton Daily News, Michael Ware asks if “anyone else ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • We need a national ‘Week and Month Day’

    Some annual observations of days, weeks or months seem like legitimate ways to honor certain professions or industries. Others seem more frivolous. Ea ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Ann Coulter’s war

    This week, iconoclastic master Ann Coulter released her new book, “Adios, America!” The book has already been labeled racist by the mainstream left, w ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Landowner speaks out against pipeline

    Keith PuntenneyBooneI am one of approximately 1,200-plus effected landowners along the proposed Dako ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Cemetery deserves more attention

    Janine JohnsonSan Diego, Calif.In Poweshiek Township in Jasper County, there is a cemetery called Sa ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • School district can’t justify reconfiguration

    Greg ForsythNewtonI attended the Newton school board meeting last week with the hopes of learning mo ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • The princesses have arrived

    To celebrate my daughter’s birthday, she had her first “friends” birthday party complete with 13 mini princesses and two helpful teenagers willing to ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Wanna hear a biker joke?

    One hundred and seventy bikers were arrested in Waco, Texas.Of those arrested, 30 were fat guys nick ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:36 am

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