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  • 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
  • Veryl D. Brass

    Veryl D. Brass, 82, of Newton; formerly of Hampton, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A memorial service with a ma ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Gary C. Stafford

    Gary C. Stafford, 74, formerly of Newton, died Friday, Aug.14, 2015, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:13 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
  • Police Blotter

    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
  • 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
  • Vote Cantu for school board

    Don PoynterNewtonI am endorsing Josh Cantu for the Newton School Board. As chair of the Newton Plann ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Josh Duggar and the nasty left

    Last week, Internet criminals responsible for hacking the adultery website Ashley Madison released full records of those who registered to use the ser ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • The greatest fair of them all

    Another year, another trip to the fair is in the books. In an effort to go to the fair every year since I was born, and starting that tradition with m ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:17 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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