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  • Reynolds readies for fourth straight state golf tournament

    Classes are done and graduation has taken place. All that remains of Jessica Reynolds’ senior year at Newton High School is to play in the 2016 Iowa C ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Breathe, breathe

    Deadlines to meet every day. Working to write the best you can to tell the story well, give credit to those who compete, coach and support is the natu ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Lynnville-Sully boys lose to Colo-NESCO

    ZEARING — Lynnville-Sully’s baseball team ran into a buzz saw named Brady Stoeffler, who pitched for Colo-NESCO, Thursday. The Hawks scored first agai ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Cardinals upend No. 11 Huskies to reach substate final

    WINTERSET — Playing catch-up in the second half against the 11th-ranked Winterset Huskies, Newton High’s Cardinals mustered up the fight to tie the Cl ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • Cardinal duo ready to hit 3A state tournament links

    Don’t doubt the desire of Austin Reynolds and Trey Vanderlaan to win an individual state golf championship, but the Newton High juniors put the goal o ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Newton chalks up walk-off win over Knoxville

    Standing in the on-deck circle before the start of the bottom of the eighth inning in Wednesday’s home opener for Newton High’s softball team, sophomo ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Offensive woes hamper Cardinal baseball squad

    BOONE — A 1-0 lead held up for Newton High’s Cardinals through three innings Wednesday. Boone’s Toreadors tied the game in the bottom of the fourth in ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • CMB softball cruises to another easy win

    COLLINS — Eventually, opponents will start giving Collins-Maxwell/Baxter junior Mikayla Eslinger a little more respect.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • Give the athletes a break

    The spring athletic seasons take a toll on sports journalists.I know my head is spinning before the ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Mustang baseball stays unbeaten, routs Hawks

    JEWELL — For the third time this season, the Prairie City-Monroe baseball team played from behind.Th ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Mark B. Hill

    Mark B. Hill, 59, of Newton, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 31 a ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Doris Arlene Fisher

    Doris A. Fisher, 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Tuesday, May 24, 2016, after battling Alzheimer’s disease for two years. A funera ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:38 pm
  • Doris Arlene Fisher

    Doris A. Fisher, 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Tuesday, May 24, 2016, after battling Alzheimer’s disease for two years. A funera ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Ardith L. Burns

    Ardith L. Burns, 88, died Monday, May 23, 2016, at Madrid Home in Madrid. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 28 at Wallace Family F ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Lynn A. Kleinendorst

    Lynn Kleinendorst, of Newton, passed from this life Wednesday morning, March 23, 2016, at Careage of Newton.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Larry W. Simmons

    Larry Wayne “Percy” Simmons, 74, of Newton, formerly of Knoxville and Pella areas, died Monday, May 17, 2016, at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moine ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Tammy Dickerson

    Tammy Dickerson, 56, of Newton, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Terry L. Needham

    Terry L. Needham, 64, of Grinnell, formerly of Newton, died Saturday, May 21, 2016, at his home in Grinnell, with his family by his side. A funeral se ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Jack Perrin

    Jack Perrin was born Nov. 21, 1933, in Mystic, to Roy “Buster” and Farrel Charlet (Millizer) Perrin. He proudly served in the U.S. Army. Jack installe ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Zinia M. Phillips

    Zinia M. Phillips, 76, of Grinnell, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Brooklyn Community Estates.A me ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Police Bottler

    Newton Police Department• James A. Bonnett, 31, of Des Moines, is charged with possession of control ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Crime Beat

    Prairie City Police Department• Jesse S. Ludwig, 28, of Prairie City, was arrested on multiple drug- ...
    May 25, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Rhonda L. Wilson, 48, of Newton, was arrested on a Marshalltown warrant af ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Lakeysha L. Good, 19, of Marion, is charged with possession of controlled ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 16-year-old juvenile is charged with disorderly conduct after authoritie ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 16-year-old juvenile is charged with assault after authorities were call ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 17-year-old juvenile is charged with fifth-degree theft after authoritie ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Matthew T. Saners, 29, of Oskaloosa, was arrested on a Mahaska County warr ...
    May 10, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Brian S. Williams, 29, of Newton, is charged with forgery after authoritie ...
    May 6, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Joseph J. Young, 31, of Newton, is charged with domestic abuse assault aft ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Kelley does not have our backs

    I wish to respond to Kathy Holdefer’s recent letter where she states that “Dan Kelley has our backs as landowners.”
    May 27, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Breckenridge supports women

    As a woman, a mother who is expecting her firstborn in July and member of law enforcement, I know that Wes Breckenridge supports what’s important to m ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Kelley works hard for children

    Representative Kelley has the right stuff for healthy communities.As president of the Partnership fo ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Breckenridge has record of leadership

    We have known Wes Breckenridge since he was a young man and later as our son-in-law. He has always earned our highest respect and admiration.
    May 27, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Jasper County Democrats are united

    In politics, successful candidates are measured by their ability to inspire citizens to vote for them; to unify individuals into a community of suppor ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Kelley is a serious representative

    Thank you for the Meet the Candidates: Iowa House District 29 in Monday’s Newton Daily News. It confirms my personal observations and belief that Dan ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Check out the candidates, vote

    I am a registered Democratic voter but, over my adult life, I have voted for the the person I considered the best for the office — whether the candida ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Kelley is a friend, champion

    On a cold winter day in January this year, I walked into our state’s capitol to talk to legislators about policy for the Iowa Wind Energy Industry. As ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Kelley deserves our support

    Our state representative, and our friend, Dan Kelley has been a strong voice for working families and Newton at the statehouse for six years. 
    May 27, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Kelley is a dynamic legislator

    I am Rep. Phyllis Thede, and I want to tell you about your Rep. Dan Kelley. Dan has represented Jasper County since 2011. Dan is one of the most dynam ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Ready, set, mango

    Not only are mangos one of the world’s most popular fruits, they’re also the most versatile. Lush and flavorful mangos work their tropical magic from ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Cancer patient receives first penis transplant in US

    BOSTON (AP) — A cancer patient received the first penis transplant in the United States, a Boston hospital said.
    May 16, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Prediabetes prevention

    Prediabetes means a person’s blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. People w ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Study: Football concussions and resuming play vary by age

    CHICAGO (AP) — Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school a ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • How to speed up metabolism

    When attempting to lose weight, men and women can expect to hear or read a lot about their metabolism. The process by which the body converts the food ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Top 10 vegetables to grow and eat for health

    Growing your own food doesn’t have to be difficult. If you have never gardened, start small using containers or a small plot of land.
    April 28, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • This is your brain on exercise

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — People who exercise have better mental fitness, and a new imaging study from UC Davis Health System shows why. Intense exercise i ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Fair Trade: products with a purpose

    A lot of people wonder about fair trade. What is it and does it really make a difference? Fair trade ...
    April 21, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Foods that give back

    When you’re shopping at the grocery store and you see all the different brands of foods, you might not think too much past the name on the label.
    April 14, 2016 - 12:19 pm
  • Rehab Development

    Did you receive some good news from your doctor? Perhaps he or she informed you that the surgery ...
    April 14, 2016 - 9:03 am