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  • Hearing before trial may shift Supino’s defense

    The double first-degree murder trial of Theresa “Terri” Supino, who is accused of the March 3, 1983 murders of 20-year-old Steven Fisher and 17-year-o ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Work session to deal with Berg, reconfiguration

    Over several months, members of the Newton Community School District board have tackled potential reconfiguration and major issues with the Berg Compl ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Marble Club to provide learning experience

    The Iowa Marble Club will have its inaugural meeting Saturday at the Prairie City Community building with a goal to share information about marbles an ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Budget talks continue for city council

    Budget discussions are set to continue and three ordinances will be up for final consideration at the Newton City Council meeting Monday.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Newton Christian FIRST team places second at state

    Chappy, it seems, can do nearly anything.The Lego-built robot not only can detect colors, high-five ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • FFA chapters visit Capitol

    Reps. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia), left, and Dan Kelley (D-Newton), right, met with FFA Chapters from Newton, Baxter and Lynnville-Sully at the Capito ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Aktion Club celebrates Kiwanis

    Members of the Newton Aktion Club helped celebrate the 100th birthday of Kiwanis International with a cake after Wednesday’s regular club meeting. Kiw ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Newbotics’ bid for state comes up short

    Newton High School’s “Newbotics” team was not one of four teams to emerge from a Jan. 10 qualifier for a state-championship competition.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Roush named to Grinnell College dean’s list

    GRINNELL — Lauren Roush, of Kellogg, daughter of Christopher and Regina Y. Roush, has been named to the Grinnell College dean’s list for the fall seme ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Local students named to Warburg dean’s list

    WAVERLY — Wartburg College has recognized 521 students who made the 2014 fall term dean’s list.Those ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Newton teams lose to Dallas Center-Grimes; area basketball roundup

    Newton and Colfax-Mingo teams lost doubleheaders Friday night while Lynnville-Sully and Prairie City-Monroe’s teams had conference sweeps. Collins-Max ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Cardinals top Panthers, lose to Mustangs

    Momentum is what the young Newton High’s wrestling team needs heading into Saturday’s Little Hawkeye Conference tournament, especially since the Cardi ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Mustangs earn split on Senior Night

    MONROE — Class 2A No. 5 Tristan Clark did not wrestle past the first round of either of his two matches during a Heart of Iowa Athletic Conference tri ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Building on life lessons

    Integrity and character go a long way. Unfortunately, we don’t hear or read enough stories about those who practice those traits.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Raider wrestlers fall twice in home finale

    MAXWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter junior Logan Mitchell went 2-0 with two first-period pins, but the Raider wrestling team dropped two duals in their h ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Coach Rowray legacy is love of students, game

    David Rowray never stopped coaching in sports or in life. The late Rowray influenced not only athletes but also students throughout 34 years of teachi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Hawk wrestlers split duals on Senior Night

    SULLY — Cole Nickell, Noah Zylstra and Blake Wehrle will have one more opportunity to wrestle at home. Lynnville-Sully’s three seniors competed Tuesda ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Hawk teams split SICL games

    BELLE PLAINE — Lynnville-Sully’s boys made a bid to hand South Iowa Cedar League leader Belle Plaine its first loss of the season. The Hawks pushed th ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Freland surpasses 1,000 in PCM’s win over CMB

    MONROE — It didn’t take long for Rachel Freland to clinch her scoring milestone Tuesday night against Collins-Maxwell/Baxter.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • CMB boys end long losing streak against Mustangs

    MONROE — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter senior Tommy Galloway admitted the Raiders have tried to model their program after rival Prairie City-Monroe.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • James R. Wormley

    James (Jim) Richard Wormley, of Newton, died peacefully Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, after a brief illness.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Sarah A. Hesson

    Sarah A. Hesson, 37, of Newton, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 31 at ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • David Lile

    David Lile, 69, of Newton, formerly of Monroe, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. There will be a private family viewi ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Paul B. Doran

    Paul B. Doran, 86, of Newton, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Newton Healthcare. A funeral mass will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29 at Sacred Heart ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Robbie Satterfield

    Robbie Joe (Robb) Satterfield, 65, died peacefully, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his family.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Connie Cae Horton

    Connie Cae Horton, 69, of Colfax, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A memorial visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Th ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • James R. Wormley

    James R. Wormley, 61, died Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.Fu ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • David Lile

    David Lile, 69, of Newton, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Celebrate Life Iowa.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Melburn Clymer

    Melburn Louis “Melby” Clymer, 83, of Newton, died peacefully Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Park Centre in Newton. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wed ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Richard L. Phipps

    Richard LeRoy Phipps, 70, of Rock Creek, died after a lengthy illness at his home on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. The family will greet friends from 10 to ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Logan E. Harlow, 25, of Newton, was arrested on three Jasper County warran ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Dennis C. Cooper, 60, of Newton, is charged with driving while license den ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Paul L. Harris III, 26, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jerrica L. Sanders, 21, of Columbus, Ohio, is charged with interference wi ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Carah A. Leavens, 26, of Newton, was arrested on two Jasper County warrant ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Duane G. Loshaw, 45, of Newton, is charged with domestic abuse assault and ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kevin R. Lennie, 48, of Newton, is charged with domestic abuse assault and ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jolene K. Lewis, 37, of Newton, is charged with controlled substance viola ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 16-year-old juvenile is charged with third-degree burglary after authori ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Crystal D. Ross, 29, of Des Moines, was arrested on two Marshalltown Polic ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Here comes the sun

    You wake up to a bright, warm ray of sunshine which kisses your skin and you’re delighted by the interruption of a sweet cool breeze. It blows in thro ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Proposal shortchanges students, Iowa’s future

    Iowa’s kids and economic future were shortchanged this week. The first bill up for debate this year provided local schools inadequate support.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Praise God and bash the gays

    This past week, I read that “social conservatives” will attempt to reinvigorate their anti-gay campaign for the 2016 presidential race. Briefly, I suc ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • This is serious business, but I cannot forget why I do it

    Leaving for three weeks on assignment there is a thought in the back of my mind: what will be going on at home? I — at times — become a bit obsessive ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Old nursing home razed

    Eighty-one year old Joan (pronounced Jo Ann) Millard of rural Mt. Pleasant answered the phone on New Year’s Eve. She recognized the voice of her old f ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Cervical cancer and HPV— reduce your risk

    Start the new year with a commitment to learn more about cancer prevention and the steps you can take to reduce your risk. January is Cervical Health ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Girl Scout cookies, I wish I could quit you

    They lay in wait about this time each year — like snakes in tall grass.They are not snipers, and don ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Taxpayers suffer when IRS misplaces priorities

    Get ready for the credibility gap to vault north between the IRS and the taxpaying public. Right before tax season kicks into high gear, the National ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • The hot cocoa crawl of 2015

    My New Year’s resolution is still in full effect. I have vowed to be more active. Not in an exercise way — please, have you met me? — but in a bucking ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • It was a long weekend

    As a storm blows through the Northeast, I feel like a storm just hit my house over the weekend. I definitely had a long weekend, and it wasn’t the goo ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:54 am


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