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  • Cardinal teams win at Oskaloosa; Area Prep Basketball Roundup

    Newton’s basketball teams swept a Little Hawkeye Conference doubleheader on the road Friday night. In South Iowa Cedar League girls’ crossover divisio ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Friday Night Prep Basketball Scores

    Iowa High School BasketballFriday ScoresArea ScoresBoysNewton 64, Oskaloosa 54Roland-Story 77, CMB 5 ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • Newton girls battle, lose to No. 12 Grinnell

    Fighting back from a 20-8 first-quarter deficit, Newton High’s Cardinal girls found themselves back in the game Thursday with Class 4A 12th-ranked Gri ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Newton High’s Legacy Night is Tuesday

    Eight men will be honored by Newton High School on Legacy Night Tuesday as Newton’s basketball teams take on Pella in Little Hawkeye Conference action ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Tigers hand Cardinal boys LHC setback

    Newton High’s Cardinals started Thursday night’s Little Hawkeye Conference showdown at home against Grinnell’s Tigers with a lot of promise. Jwan Rous ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Quick start holds up for L-S against C-M

    COLFAX — A strong first quarter was all the Lynnville-Sully girls basketball team needed to get back on the winning track Thursday night.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Super Bowl Sunday is upon us

    Super Bowl Sunday — many things leap to mind when those three words are said.Sunday I will watch my ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • PCM comes up big in fourth quarter, sweeps Saydel

    MONROE — Both Prairie City-Monroe basketball teams needed second-half rallies against Saydel on Thursday night during a Heart of Iowa Conference varsi ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Newton JV boys win, freshman boys lose against Oskaloosa

    Newton High’s junior varsity boys broke out of a 21-21 halftime tie with visiting Oskaloosa Thursday to win 47-32. The Cardinal freshman boys’ basketb ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Hawks power past Tigers

    MARENGO — Lynnville-Sully’s boys chalked up their 13th straight win on the basketball court Thursday against host Iowa Valley.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Ronald L. Deaton

    Ronald Lee “Moe” Deaton, 73, of Mingo, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at his home. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 at Coburn Fu ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Susan M. Rolffs

    Susan M. Rolffs, 58, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at her residence at Pella. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 at Federated Fell ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Hazel E. Tysseling

    Hazel E. Tysseling, 99, of Pella, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at The Cottages in Pella. A funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the De Jong ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Philip D. Troyke

    Philip Troyke, of Newton, passed from this life Sunday morning, Jan. 31, 2016, at Park Centre in Newton, under the care of WesleyLife Hospice.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Ruth Highland

    Ruth Highland, 88, of Monroe, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 1, 2016, at Nelson Manor in Newton. A funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Wilbur Telfer

    Wilbur Telfer, 71, of rural Newton, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Pella Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Robert A. Parsons

    Robert Alan Parsons, 54, of Soldotna, Alaska, formerly of Kellogg and Newton passed away of cancer on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Ronnie D. McMains

    Ronnie D. McMains, 72, of Newton, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at the VA Medical Center in Des Moines. A memorial service was Monday, Feb. 1 at the W ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Calvin L. Winningham

    Calvin L. Winningham, 50, of Kellogg, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at his home in Kellogg. A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Robert G. Johnson

    Robert George Johnson, 87, of Columbia, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at Colony Pointe Assisted Living Facility. A funeral service will b ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Tyree D. Moore, 36, of Davenport, is charged with assault causing bodily i ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Katelund E. Jeffrey, 19, of Prairie City, was arrested on two warrants aft ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Robb P. Gammon, 40, of Newton, is charged with domestic abuse assault with ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Shaidin A. Ross, 23, of Colfax, is charged with assault on persons in cert ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kendra J. Boger, 23, of Newton, is charged with fifth-degree criminal misc ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Dustin E. Pherigo, 30, of Newton, was arrested on a Marshall County warran ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Ernie T. Cook, 59, of Newton, was arrested on a warrant for 12 counts of v ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jody N. Collins, 43, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant af ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Lindsey R. Slycord, 34, of Newton, is charged with forgery and unauthorize ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Jessica L. Audas, 28, of Des Moines, is charged with two counts of p ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Declutter to de-stress

    Have you heard about the tiny living movement? People choosing to “simplify” their lives by downsizing? Willingly choosing to live in an area averagin ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Planes, trains and automobiles

    There's an unconventional place in the world where a person can find a sense of unity while experiencing individuality and meditation. It's a place wi ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Does Iowa care about animal rights?

    Ali IsermanMount PleasantIf you take a close look at our current laws regarding commercial dog breed ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Engage Iowa starting conversation about our state’s serious problems

    I’ve traveled the state quite a bit in recent months, talking to Iowans about public policy ideas being generated from my new think tank called Engage ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Confessions of a book addict

    I can’t stop reading. Printed material to me is like lifeblood. It makes no difference whether it’s a hardbound book, the Kindle, National Geographic, ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Fun in a blizzard — of Ozz

    By the time Ozzy Osbourne shouted out the first lines of “Paranoid,” we already knew we were seeing something historic.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Weeds dominate Republican field

    Joel WormleyNewtonAs a member of a family which, patrilineally, has been Republican since Mr. Lincol ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • State issues should take precedence

    I received a birthday card in the mail last week from our state representative Dan Kelley. Although it is always nice to receive a birthday card, I fo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Isn’t it strange?

    There is a letter titled “Isn’t It Strange?” making the rounds in email boxes. It asks questions to which our fellow Americans should know the answers ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Human trafficking is modern day slavery

    Iowa is not immune to sex and labor human trafficking. Jasper County is at risk. It is time to work together to find solutions, enact protections and ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Get your brain in shape

    New Year’s resolutions often center on self-improvement. The No. 1 cited resolution is to lose weight. Instead of focusing on weight loss, for 2016 fo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Alzheimer’s Disease: A weighty matter

    New research suggests obesity and prediabetes or diabetes may make us more likely to have memory problems and develop Alzheimer’s. According to the Am ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Nutrition fuels fitness

    If your New Year’s resolution includes making 2016 the year you get fit and start a workout program, good for you. Along with that workout plan, you’r ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • How to shorten the duration of a cold

    Few things can be as uncomfortable as the common cold. In their book “Common Cold,” authors Olaf Weber and Ronald Eccles say the common cold has been ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Pet friendly assisted living

    Pets can be fun and cute without even realizing that they’re improving your health and well-being. ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • VA Benefits

    There are numerous veteran benefits available in Iowa, including some recently added ones. Since ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • ‘Martian,’ ‘Revenant’ get awards boost with top Globes wins

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The 73rd annual Golden Globes had a few curveballs up its sleeves, and the biggest ones weren’t even from acerbic host Ri ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Begin your wellness journey

    To get you started, try this recipe for Easy Red Wine Vinaigrette. Easy Red Wine Vinaigrette Serves 6 (2 tablespoons each). 1/3 cup red-wine vinega ...
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Beverages for New Year’s celebrations

    The holidays and New Year are a time of celebration, and often include lots of food, treats and drinks. Just as it is important to be mindful of holid ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Gifting health

    Do you have a friend, family member, hostess or favorite person that you want to treat this holiday season?
    Dec. 24, 2015 - 8:55 am