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  • Newton, PCM 4x100 teams, CMB’s Clapper qualify for Drake Relays

    The Newton boys 4x100-meter relay team put together its best performance of the season on the final night to qualify for the annual Drake Relays.
    April 24, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Hawk girls win four events at BGM meet

    BROOKLYN — Lynnville-Sully’s foursome of Lydia Akergren, Makenzy Rozendaal, Camryn Russell and Brenna Lanser won not once but twice on the BGM track F ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Golden goal gives CMB comeback win over PCM

    MAXWELL — There was a bit of confusion at the end of Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s overtime win over Prairie City-Monroe on Friday night.
    April 24, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Hawk boys’ golf places fifth

    MARENGO — Playing in Friday’s Iowa Valley Tiger Tourney, Lynnville-Sully’s boys finished fifth in the five-team boys’ golf tournament. Iowa Valley won ...
    April 24, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Raider track finishes third, fifth in South Hardin co-ed

    ELDORA — The South Hardin High School Co-ed Track Invitational featured six male throwers who have hit at least 50 feet this season. Three of those at ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • CMB boys finish fourth at HOIC quadrangular

    STORY CITY — Senior Caleb Van Zante was three shots off runner-up medalist honors, but the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ golf team finished fourth in a ...
    April 24, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Column: Celebrating one of my heroes

    Many families have a sports-filled life as children grow up. My family was like most families in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s — all of us kids graduated ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • NHS girls’ tennis beats Norwalk

    NORWALK — Six of 11 tennis matches between Newton High’s Cardinal girls and Norwalk’s Warriors went to third-set tiebreakers on Thursday. The Cardinal ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Cardinal Invitational draws large numbers

    Newton High’s Cardinal Invitational is billed as a last-chance meet for track athletes to hit qualifying times and marks for the upcoming Drake Relays ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Ver Steeg, Hemann record match wins for Cardinal boys

    Coming from one set down, Newton High senior Nick Ver Steeg claimed one of two tennis victories for the Cardinal boys Thursday at home. The Cardinals ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Ada G. Schrank

    Ada Grace Schrank, 87, of Newton, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. No services are planned.
    April 24, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Betty Virginia Craft-Johnson

    Betty Virginia Craft-Johnson, 96, of Shellsburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Saturday, April 22, 2017. By his grace she met him f ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Linda L. Campbell

    Linda Lea Campbell, 68, of Newton, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Private family services will be held. Arrangeme ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Karla K. Deppe

    Karla Kae Deppe, 69, of Grinnell, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell. A funeral service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday, ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Opal Rogers

    Opal Marie (Clark) Rogers was born in Des Moines Nov. 16, 1929. She was married to David Rogers Dec. 31, 1951, and then spent her remaining years in t ...
    April 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Margie White

    Margie White, 92, of Council Bluffs, formerly of Newton, passed away April 15, 2017.She was born Oct ...
    April 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Arlene Webb

    Arlene Webb of Rogers, Ark., fell asleep in death Friday, April 14, 2017. She was born Oct. 29, 1932, in Newton, to Dan and Doris Kool. Although she l ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Larry Van Dalen

    Larry Van Dalen, 73, of Monroe, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A celebration of Larry’s life will be from ...
    April 17, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Kimberly A. Feagins

    Kimberly Ann Feagins, 50, of Newton, and formerly of Knoxville, died Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.  
    April 17, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • William E. Shields

    William Earl Shields, 87, died at his home in Newton Jan. 17, 2017. A time of remembrance and celebration of life with his family and friends will be ...
    April 17, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Police blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office • Matthew R. Dunsmoor, 28, of Newton, was charged with operating whil ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department • Melissa K. Stephen, 39, of Kellogg, was charged with interference with of ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Police blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Stephanie P. Miller, 26, of Kellogg, was charged with operating whil ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Rodney J. Mitchell, 45, of Newton, was charged with operating while under ...
    April 19, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Reginald D. Gray, 76, of Newton, was charged with fifth-degree theft, inte ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Michael T. Grissom, 49, of Newton, was charged with simple assault at 10:0 ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Shawn Dobbs, 26, of Newton, was charged with trespassing at 9:24 a.m. Apri ...
    April 12, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Christopher L. Krall, 40, of Marshalltown, was arrested at 1:57 a.m. April ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jason E. Trotter, 43, of Newton, was charged with domestic abuse assault, ...
    April 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kristen M. Miller, 33, homeless, was charged with possession of drug parap ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Column: Mow fever

    I have a love/hate relationship with my yard. On one hand, I love its size and looks. I think it’s ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • JCAA brings awesome night of comedy, music

    Now that “Jesus Christ Superstar” is over, I had an opportunity to be on the other side of the stage participating with a well attended audience with ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Volunteers make annual Cross Walk a success

    Newton’s downtown churches hosted the annual Way of the Cross Walk on Good Friday, April 14. The Mission Coalition, which organized the walk, would li ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Earth Day dopes

    Earth Day was Saturday. This year’s theme: Government must “do more” about climate change because “consequences of inaction are too high to risk.”
    April 24, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Unsworth paves trail worth continuing

    For more than five years, Nathan Unsworth has worked to promote and improve the parks system in Newton. He’s dedicated countless volunteer hours to th ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Column: Get into STEM by simply looking up

    Editor’s note: this column originally published Nov. 6, 2014 It’s not easy to pick a pumpkin in the ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • My morning drive

    Driving to work each morning I often find myself deep in thought — while still obeying all traffic laws. (That’s my disclaimer since I’m married to a ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Easter reminds us of our gifts

    How about a switch in my writing? Always in the past, it has been on topics that to me were going wrong. I didn’t have to hunt long, our country has d ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Giant silkworm moth

    Big news on the Empty Nest Farm! This February, during one of our warm spells, I found what appeared to be a leafy cocoon or chrysalis under our maple ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • More flexibility for our schools

    There is less than a week left for our scheduled end of this legislative session. The 100th day of the legislative session was Tuesday and was the las ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:19 am