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  • Hometown Hearing opens to meet local need

    Helping people hear what matters. That is the goal of the new hearing clinic, Hometown Hearing, and its owner Jacob Levsen. The business at ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Newton resident wins home weatherization prize

    Tammy Mortensen of Newton, was the winner of a $500 home weatherization at the Hometown Rewards Block Party last May. She and her husband Da ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Rocking with Justin Roberts

    Children’s musician Justin Roberts sang, danced and interacted with the lively crowd of kids at the Maytag Bowl Saturday. Roberts was the ma ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Cardinals lose on late field goal at Knoxville

    KNOXVILLE — Young mistakes and inexperience played a part in Newton High’s 26-23 season-opening loss to Knoxville’s Panthers Friday night.A ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Newton freshmen open with a win

    KNOXVILLE — Newton High’s freshmen had a solid start to the 2015 football season Friday night. The Cardinals shut out host Knoxville, 14-0.“ ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Senior lifestyles

    Today’s seniors don’t just sit around the house. Certainly, older seniors might kick back a bit more, but most of those in their 60s and 70s ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 1:46 pm
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  • Aviation boom

    Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series. Part two will publish in Tuesday’s Newton Daily News.
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • ‘Pawn Stars’ celebrity endorses Rubio for president

    Rick Harrison from the TV show “Pawn Stars” made an appearance Saturday morning at Bridgehouse Coffee in Newton to stump for presidential candidate Ma ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Hometown Hearing opens to meet local need

    Helping people hear what matters. That is the goal of the new hearing clinic, Hometown Hearing, and its owner Jacob Levsen. The business at 118 First ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Weather, low turnout dampens Colfax Mineral Springs Days

    COLFAX — A low turnout from weather, competition of other area events and what organizers see as a lack of community engagement plagued Friday and Sat ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Newton resident wins home weatherization prize

    Tammy Mortensen of Newton, was the winner of a $500 home weatherization at the Hometown Rewards Block Party last May. She and her husband Dan decided ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Rocking with Justin Roberts

    Children’s musician Justin Roberts sang, danced and interacted with the lively crowd of kids at the Maytag Bowl Saturday. Roberts was the main event a ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Man stabbed at Sugar Grove Vineyards

    A Belmond man was arrested after allegedly stabbing a man in the arm at Sugar Grove Vineyards on Saturday night.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • United Way of Jasper County to kick off annual campaign

    "If you can get by one month with help, that might save you from the next year of financial difficultuies because you really just needed to make the d ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Successful Iowa State Fair for treasure hunters

    DES MOINES — State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that thousands of Iowa State fairgoers discovered lost treasures. “Claims totaled more th ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • September 11 Firefighter’s Memorial Service

    On Sept. 11, the Fire Department will be having its Annual Memorial Service in remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001. This is the 14th anniversary of the date ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Frances E. Spears

    Frances Elizabeth Spears, 93, of Albia, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia.
    UPDATED: Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • Almira Van Gorp

    Almira Joan Van Gorp, 98, of Pella, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2015, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House in Pella. A graveside service will be at 10:30 ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Ronald W. Jarnagin

    Ronald W. Jarnagin, 81, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at the Veterans Hospital in Des Moines. A visita ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Rodger Dean Hasselman

    Rodger Dean Hasselman died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2015, at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Ark. He was the son of Richard and Phyllis (Adams) H ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Kayleen Bucklin

    Kayleen Bucklin, 76, of Baxter, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family. A memorial visitation will be from 9 ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Suzanne Marie Wedeking

    Suzanne Marie Wedeking, 59, of Newton, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Robert J. De Young

    The Rev. Mr. Robert J. De Young, 78, of Pella, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 25, 2015, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House in Pella.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Bonnie L. Cuthrell

    Bonnie Louise Cuthrell, the daughter of Harry H. and Claribel (Sampson) Hansen, was born Oct. 1, 1932, in Lucedale, Miss. Her family moved to the Germ ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Scott G. DeKoning

    Scott Glenn DeKoning, 44, of Newton, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at his home. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 at the Moose Lodg ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Harold J. Kreager

    A funeral service for Harold J. Kreager, 91, of Kennebec, S.D., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26 at the United Methodist Church in Kennebec, S.D., ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Karen K. Chapman, 50, of Newton, is charged with driving while license den ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Brian A. Callison, 40, of Newton, is charged with failure to obey a stop o ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Larry D. Karlzen, 43, of Grinnell, is charged with driving while license s ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:25 am
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    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Cory E. Arment, 27, of Lynnville, is charged with consumption of alc ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:02 am
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    Newton Police Department• Tommy D. Sanders, 50, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant f ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Byron Sharp, 19, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant for pr ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jacob J. Britton, 25, of Newton, is charged with possession of a controlle ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Terina L. Lewis, 32, of Newton, is charged with assault causing bodily inj ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Samantha L. Brown, 30, of Newton was arrested on a warrant for probation v ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Joshua R. Kaisand, 24, of Newton, is charged with fifth-degree theft after ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Comfortably numb

    “Hello ... hello ... hello. Is there anybody in there? ...The dream is gone ... I have become comfor ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Rank the candidates

    My list of best to worst possible presidents:—Rand Paul (R)—Gary Johnson (Libertarian)—Carly Fiorina ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Higher royalties for drilling on federal lands don’t make sense

    Convinced there is more money to be extracted from the oil and natural gas industry, liberals and environmentalists are urging the Obama administrati ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • In good company

    Every now and then routine hits hard, and familiarity can cloud an appreciation for daily surroundings. All we need then is a new perspective.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Education, wind energy crucial for Iowa

    Good luck and congratulations to students and educators on a great start to the school year. My number one priority in the Iowa House is making Jasper ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Debt buyers bury hard-hit consumers in lies

    Editor’s Note: David Sirota is off this week.Good news, people: The “boom” is back! Yes, good times ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • What happens in China doesn’t stay in China

    New Jersey Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie is not worried about the recent volatility in China’s economy. That’s what he told pro ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Gnome Home

    Kenny Greer and Sharon Cook, of Salem, are at it again. Not content with the replica of a Dutch Windmill they built in their yard, complete with 86 ha ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Women’s equality 95 years later

    On Aug. 26, 1920 the 19th amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote, officially became part of the United States Constitution. The anniversa ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Wrigley Field is indeed a special place

    The first time I walked into Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium, I knew I was someplace special — partly because no one was talking about it being a special ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Mini-Fridge Makeover

    The mini-fridge is an essential appliance for college living. But with limited space, it is crucial to fill it with healthy staples that will provide ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Healthy drinks for kids

    We know the importance of getting kids to eat healthy foods, but what about getting them on board with healthy drinks? What kids drink can greatly aff ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Some cancers more common than others

    Despite decades of research, the cure for cancer remains elusive, and this year millions of people across the globe will be diagnosed with cancer.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Senior lifestyles

    Today’s seniors don’t just sit around the house. Certainly, older seniors might kick back a bit more ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Senior living

    Every day during the next 15 years, 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65. That’s a lot of young new seniors.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Packing a healthy lunch

    One challenge we face today is making healthy choices for our meals, and lunch is definitely included in that. As busy individuals, we are faced with ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • How to reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s disease

    Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people across the globe. In the United States alone, the Alzheimer’s Association estimates one in eight older ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • The new news on fats

    Fats are essential to health. They help the body absorb many nutrients. Fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K need fat to be absorbed by the body.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Need to know: healthy ways to handle stress

    Stress affects people of all ages. The symptoms of stress can be extremely unpleasant, as participants in a study released earlier this year by the St ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Can physical inactivity increase your health risks?

    Research shows that individuals who sit all day, even if they head to the gym for anhour, have and i ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:06 pm

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