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  • Local mayors challenge citizens to band together for PCM Food Pantry

    Chad Alleger, mayor of Prairie City, Cliff Vos, mayor of Reasnor and Brian Briles, mayor of Monroe have issued a challenge to the citizens a ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • OPEN welcomes new student

    OPEN members and friends welcomed its newest student Vlada Osadcha with a poluck Sunday at First Lutheran Church in Newton. Osadcha arrived ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Coffee with a Cop

    Jasper County residents had the opportunity to speak with members of the Newton Police Department and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office at ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Partners in success

    Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series. Part one published in Monday’s Newton Daily News.A first impression of Newton — that i ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Cardinal JV runs past Knoxville

    Powered by its running game, Newton High’s junior varsity notched a 40-36 win Monday over visiting Knoxville at H.A. Lynn Stadium.Matt Karst ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Senior lifestyles

    Today’s seniors don’t just sit around the house. Certainly, older seniors might kick back a bit more, but most of those in their 60s and 70s ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 1:46 pm
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  • More than $23,000 stolen from elderly Newton woman

    A Wisconsin woman was arrested after allegedly making unauthorized purchases totaling more than $23,000 from the accounts of an elderly woman who was ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 2:37 pm
  • Santorum talks jobs, health care, higher ed in Newton

    “The winner of any presidential election is always the best communicator,” former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum said during a round-table discussion on M ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Partners in success

    Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series. Part one published in Monday’s Newton Daily News.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • DNR warns against blue-green algae

    The Iowa DNR recently sent out a statewide warning about blue-green algae and why it should be avoided. While it’s common for algae to appear more vis ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Coffee with a Cop

    Jasper County residents had the opportunity to speak with members of the Newton Police Department and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office at the third ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • OPEN welcomes new student

    OPEN members and friends welcomed its newest student Vlada Osadcha with a poluck Sunday at First Lutheran Church in Newton. Osadcha arrived in Des Moi ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Local mayors challenge citizens to band together for PCM Food Pantry

    Chad Alleger, mayor of Prairie City, Cliff Vos, mayor of Reasnor and Brian Briles, mayor of Monroe have issued a challenge to the citizens and busines ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Newton woman pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen

    A Newton woman faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty on Monday to third-degree sexual abuse.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Iowa legislators prep for trade mission to Cuba

    When two state legislators and a couple of dozen Iowa business people board a plane at the start of October, they’ll be headed for an island nation.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Conover elected as national angus delegate

    Allen K. Conover, of Baxter, has been elected as a delegate to the 132nd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates Nov. 5 at the Overl ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Frances E. Spears

    Frances Elizabeth Spears, 93, of Albia, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • Almira Van Gorp

    Almira Joan Van Gorp, 98, of Pella, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2015, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House in Pella. A graveside service will be at 10:30 ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Ronald W. Jarnagin

    Ronald W. Jarnagin, 81, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at the Veterans Hospital in Des Moines. A visita ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Rodger Dean Hasselman

    Rodger Dean Hasselman died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2015, at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Ark. He was the son of Richard and Phyllis (Adams) H ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Kayleen Bucklin

    Kayleen Bucklin, 76, of Baxter, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family. A memorial visitation will be from 9 ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Suzanne Marie Wedeking

    Suzanne Marie Wedeking, 59, of Newton, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Robert J. De Young

    The Rev. Mr. Robert J. De Young, 78, of Pella, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 25, 2015, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House in Pella.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Bonnie L. Cuthrell

    Bonnie Louise Cuthrell, the daughter of Harry H. and Claribel (Sampson) Hansen, was born Oct. 1, 1932, in Lucedale, Miss. Her family moved to the Germ ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Scott G. DeKoning

    Scott Glenn DeKoning, 44, of Newton, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at his home. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 at the Moose Lodg ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Harold J. Kreager

    A funeral service for Harold J. Kreager, 91, of Kennebec, S.D., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26 at the United Methodist Church in Kennebec, S.D., ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jeffrey L. Stewart, 32, of Newton, is charged with domestic abuse assault ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Karen K. Chapman, 50, of Newton, is charged with driving while license den ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Brian A. Callison, 40, of Newton, is charged with failure to obey a stop o ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Larry D. Karlzen, 43, of Grinnell, is charged with driving while license s ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Cory E. Arment, 27, of Lynnville, is charged with consumption of alc ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Tommy D. Sanders, 50, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant f ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Byron Sharp, 19, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant for pr ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jacob J. Britton, 25, of Newton, is charged with possession of a controlle ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Terina L. Lewis, 32, of Newton, is charged with assault causing bodily inj ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Samantha L. Brown, 30, of Newton was arrested on a warrant for probation v ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Frustrated by IDOT plans, lack of local official’s involvement

    Michael WareBaxterCrickets. That’s all hear from my Iowa House Rep. Dan Kelley, in regard to the IDO ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Memorization won’t help student achievement

    Sue AtkinsonBaxterThe Iowa Department of Education is posting examples of new teaching methods that ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Her purple plane party

    Another birthday party is in the books. My youngest turns 3 this week, and we celebrated her birthday Sunday with a purple airplane party.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Dying for a fluff piece

    When new reached our newsroom that a couple of television reporters were gunned down in Virginia, somebody made a joke. Reporters pride themselves on ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Comfortably numb

    “Hello ... hello ... hello. Is there anybody in there? ...The dream is gone ... I have become comfor ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Rank the candidates

    My list of best to worst possible presidents:—Rand Paul (R)—Gary Johnson (Libertarian)—Carly Fiorina ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Higher royalties for drilling on federal lands don’t make sense

    Convinced there is more money to be extracted from the oil and natural gas industry, liberals and environmentalists are urging the Obama administrati ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • In good company

    Every now and then routine hits hard, and familiarity can cloud an appreciation for daily surroundings. All we need then is a new perspective.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Education, wind energy crucial for Iowa

    Good luck and congratulations to students and educators on a great start to the school year. My number one priority in the Iowa House is making Jasper ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Debt buyers bury hard-hit consumers in lies

    Editor’s Note: David Sirota is off this week.Good news, people: The “boom” is back! Yes, good times ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Mini-Fridge Makeover

    The mini-fridge is an essential appliance for college living. But with limited space, it is crucial to fill it with healthy staples that will provide ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Healthy drinks for kids

    We know the importance of getting kids to eat healthy foods, but what about getting them on board with healthy drinks? What kids drink can greatly aff ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Some cancers more common than others

    Despite decades of research, the cure for cancer remains elusive, and this year millions of people across the globe will be diagnosed with cancer.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Senior lifestyles

    Today’s seniors don’t just sit around the house. Certainly, older seniors might kick back a bit more ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Senior living

    Every day during the next 15 years, 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65. That’s a lot of young new seniors.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Packing a healthy lunch

    One challenge we face today is making healthy choices for our meals, and lunch is definitely included in that. As busy individuals, we are faced with ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • How to reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s disease

    Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people across the globe. In the United States alone, the Alzheimer’s Association estimates one in eight older ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • The new news on fats

    Fats are essential to health. They help the body absorb many nutrients. Fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K need fat to be absorbed by the body.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Need to know: healthy ways to handle stress

    Stress affects people of all ages. The symptoms of stress can be extremely unpleasant, as participants in a study released earlier this year by the St ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Can physical inactivity increase your health risks?

    Research shows that individuals who sit all day, even if they head to the gym for anhour, have and i ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:06 pm

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