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  • Newton girls beat PC in LHC tennis dual

    Winning four singles matches in Tuesday’s home tennis dual with Pella Christian, Newton High’s girls knew they had to collect at least two victories i ...
    April 26, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Newton boys win tennis dual

    DES MOINES — Newton High’s boys won five of the seven matches played in Monday’s non-conference tennis dual with host Des Moines North. The Cardinals ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Cardinal girls claim win own home course

    Managing the course is a little easier when it’s your home course. Newton High’s girls made it pay off Tuesday in a triangular golf meet at Westwood G ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Fischer goal, Maple save hands Newton boys LHC victory

    A shot went off the crossbar and another off the corner post but Newton High senior forward Justin Fischer was not deterred. In a scoreless ballgame a ...
    April 26, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Mustang boys win home golf tourney

    MONROE — The Prairie City-Monroe boys’ golf team was locked in at their home course Monday during the annual Mustang Invitational.
    April 26, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • PCM finishes second, Colfax-Mingo fifth at EBF

    EDDYVILLE — Prairie City-Monroe senior Noah Clark competed at the state track meet last year in the discus.
    April 26, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • PCM girls soccer suffers double overtime home loss

    MONROE — The Prairie City-Monroe girls’ soccer team scored its first goals of the season, but the Mustangs still came out on the short end of a 3-2 ga ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • English Valleys sweeps Colfax-Mingo golf

    NORTH ENGLISH — Sophomore Ahren Teed was the co-medalist and sophomore Delaney Underwood claimed the runner-up medalist, but the Colfax-Mingo golf tea ...
    April 26, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Lynnville-Sully girls win, boys lose in SICL golf

    VICTOR — Lynnville-Sully’s golf teams split a South Iowa Cedar League conference dual Monday hosted by HLV. 
    April 26, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • NHS girls compete in Tiger Relays

    GRINNELL — Changing things up a bit, Newton High’s coaches Rachelle Tipton and Rachel Tomas liked what they saw from the Cardinal girls on the track a ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Gary ‘Chris’ Wilson

    Gary Christopher (Chris) Wilson of Des Moines, formerly of Newton, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. Chris was born March 17, 1968, in St. Joseph, M ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Noi Cavan

    Noi Cavan, 59, of Newton, formerly of Canada and Mason City, died Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
    April 26, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Charles D. Brown

    Charles Douglas Brown died Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. Services will be Saturday, April 29 at the Tribute Center, 201 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton. Lunch wil ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • ​Mike Jones

    Michael L. “Mike” Jones, 72, of Newton, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pence-Re ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Bernie Van Der Pol

    Bernard D. Van Der Pol, 77, passed away Saturday evening, April 22, 2017, at his residence where he was born south of Sully. Bernie, a dairy and cattl ...
    April 25, 2017 - 12:16 pm
  • Neva Plum

    Neva Plum, 89, of Marshalltown, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the Iowa Veterans Home. A funeral ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:17 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
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Haley M. Esqueda, 21, of Newton, was arrested at 8:12 p.m. April 23 at 902 ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:19 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
  • Legislature fails on factory farm crisis

    Each year, 22 billion gallons of toxic, untreated waste are discharged onto our land from the thousands of corporate-sponsored hog confinements across ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • ‘Starter homes’ should be less expensive

    As I’m reading the Newton Daily News Progress edition April 20, I’m drawn into the D&D Program to beautify Newton. The city has invested a lot of mone ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • ‘America First’ requires proper certification

    President Trump recently signed a “Buy American, Hire American” executive order, directing federal agencies to implement his campaign promises. Howeve ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Column: Turkeys and tulips

    Over the weekend I had the opportunity to admire life in the wild, and I marveled at what all Mother Nature provides this time of year.
    April 26, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • The Democrats lose their s---

    Donald Trump won the presidency because he was seen as blunt and non-manipulative, as opposed to the robotic, incompetent Machiavellianism of Hillary ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • The final gavel falls on 2018 session

    As the sun set, or in this case rose, as the gavel fell on the Iowa legislative session, we can ponder what was accomplished. After a very divisive se ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Ending abuse is everyone’s business

    April is a busy month for those of us who serve victims of violent crimes, abuse and sexual assault. April is both National Sexual Assault Awareness M ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • My little sponges

    Kids are always learning, their brains little sponges for knowledge and information. That is shown to me on a daily basis with my kiddos with the ques ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Bill O’Reilly and Aaron Hernandez

    During Aaron Hernandez’s first trial, at the courthouse in Fall River, Mass., I stood in the street out front with a notebook in my hand and talked to ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:18 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