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  • Irene C. Luethje Quinn

    Irene C. Luethje Quinn, 87, of Newton, formerly of Ottumwa, died Monday, May 4, 2015, at her home in Park Centre in Newton.
    May 6, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • George E. Kydd

    George E. Kydd, 77, of Guttenberg, formerly of Marion, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque. A celebration of life will be from 2 to ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Priscilla Anderson

    Priscilla Anderson, 99, of Grinnell, and formerly of Kellogg, died Friday, May 1, 2015, at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell.
    May 6, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Irene C. Quinn

    Irene C. Luethje Quinn, 87, of Newton died on Monday, May 4, 2015 at her home in Park Centre in Newton.
    May 5, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • David Alan White

    David Alan White, 55, of Newton died on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9 at ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Terry Martin

    Terry Martin, 66, of Newton died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. The Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the cr ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Joy Maxine Phipps

    Joy Maxine Phipps, 79, of Newton, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at Newton Health Care Center in Newton. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., W ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Lucile Powers

    Lucile Powers, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 30, 2015, at Nelson Manor Nursing Home in Newton.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Loretta M. Wendt

    Loretta M. Wendt, a resident of Newton since 1948, died April 28, 2015, at Park Centre. She was 100 years old. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Th ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Tigh J. Kriegel

    Tigh J. Kriegel, 42, of Newton died on Monday, April 27, 2015, at Monmouth Cave National Park in Kentucky. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Crime beat

    Colfax Police Department• Kent A. Owens, 43, of Colfax, was arrested and charged with domestic assau ...
    May 6, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Marshall D. Rowe, 21, of Colfax, is charged with driving while license sus ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jared M. King, 25, of Newton, is charged public intoxication after authori ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Stacey M. Krause, 37, of Newton, is charged with fifth-degree theft after ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Heather D. Jackson, 21, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Rachelle C. Deeter, 41, of Newton, is charged with public intoxication and ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Eric J. LaShomb, 35, of Newton, is charged with area/activity violation se ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department • Zakk H. Weatherly, 18, of Newton, is charged with operating while under t ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Martin Leon Morales, 33, of Melbourne, is charged with driving while barre ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kendyl J. Simpson, 25, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Four oldest TV networks light years behind

    Flipping through TV channels on a recent weeknight, it became painfully obvious how voluminous the televised world has become. Or, maybe the word inve ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • The new lynch mob

    On Sunday, Democratic Maryland State Senator Catherine Pugh lavished praise on state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby, who just days before announced that her ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Iowa is 18th state to enact ‘Kelsey Smith Act’

    In 2007, a young 18-year-old Kansas woman by the name of Kelsey Smith was abducted from a shopping mall in broad daylight. Her parents, Greg and Misse ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Law enforcement thanks Grassley, Congress

    Just in time for Mother’s Day, Senator Chuck Grassley and his colleagues in Congress have found common ground in the passage of legislation that will ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Do I want to be a woman? Not with these thighs

    My friends and I, who are cigar-smoking, unreconstructed working men, did not watch the interview with Bruce Jenner during which he talked about his w ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Enough to clothe an army

    Having two little girls, I do my fair share of shopping. Actually, probably more than my fair share, but I try to perform some self control while surr ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Iowa schools lack effective reading concepts

    Sue AtkinsonBaxterReading reforms put in place this school year to have students reading at grade le ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • In her shoes

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live a day in your mom’s shoes?Admittedly, the quest ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • What creates jobs

    I took a camera to Times Square this week and asked people, “What creates jobs?” Most had no answer.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Keeping higher education affordable

    Keeping higher education affordable allows more Iowans to get the education and skills they need to find good jobs. It creates a positive cycle that h ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents

    SAN FRANCISCO — Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid o ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Natural ways to overcome seasonal allergies

    The arrival of warmer weather changes the landscape completely. Animals come out of hiding and hibernation while trees and flowers bloom anew.
    April 30, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Protein an ally for healthy women

    While protein is used to build and repair muscle tissue and promote neurological function, it also can encourage fat loss, deliver essential nutrients ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Cooking healthy with flavor

    The latest research shows flavor may be an effective — and enjoyable — way to help reduce sodium and fat. Simply adding more spices and herbs to the f ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • ‘Furious 7’ speeds ahead of the competition

    LOS ANGELES — Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James’s “Paul Blart” sequel couldn’t outpace “Furious 7.”
    April 20, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Cooking tips for one or two

    The best part about cooking for one is that there are no worries about what anyone else wants for dinner. However it’s a real challenge making healthy ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Apple Watch options: 54 combinations of case, band, size

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watch comes with a choice of watch case, band and size — there are 54 possible configurations in all.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Time to spring clean those eating habits

    Spring is here. What better time to hit the “reset” button and reintroduce some fresh foods into your diet after a long Iowa winter.
    April 9, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Reducing food waste

    About 40 percent of the United States food supply goes uneaten. Discarded food in homes and food service accounts for 60 percent of this total food lo ...
    April 2, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

    CHICAGO (AP) — An apple a day doesn’t necessarily keep the doctor away. That’s according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had ...
    April 2, 2015 - 11:29 am

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