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  • Doyle E. Brubaker

    Doyle E. Brubaker, 91, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Nye Legacy Living Facility in Fremont, Neb.A ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Virginia Gregori

    Virginia Carrillo Gregori, 96, passed into eternal life in Fort Collins, Colo., Dec. 26, 2014. A mem ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Albert Elden Jaimes

    Albert Elden Jaimes, 88, of Newton, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28 a ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Carlene L. Emmert

    Carlene L. Emmert, 87, of Newton, died Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2015, at Heritage Health Care in Newton.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Harlene J. Ettelson

    Harlene J. Ettelson, 93, of Newton, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Elmer Groenendyk

    Elmer M. Groenendyk, 91, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2015, at his residence in Pella.A funeral service w ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Samantha Jo Raper

    Samantha “Sam” Jo Raper, comedienne, music enthusiast, and over all rock star, peaced out on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Carroll E. Kingery

    Carroll E. Kingery, 78, of Newton, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 20, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton, under the care of Skiff Hospice.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Kimberly Spearing

    Kimberly “Kim” Spearing, 53, of Newton died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at her mother’s home. A celebration of Kim’s life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Benita Joan Edwards

    Benita Joan Edwards, 72, of Newport News, Va., formerly of Newton, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.The fa ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:01 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
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Ronald L. Lisk, 55, of Newton, is charged with failure to yield right of w ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Marshall D. Row, 21, was arrested on a Mitchellville warrant for theft aft ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Michael W. Stevens, 53, of Newton, was arrested on an Idaho warrant for pr ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kaitlin M. Keeling, 20, of Newton, is charged with driving while license s ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • An only parent’s daughter

    I grew up in a small three bedroom house in a good neighborhood not far from my elementary school, Thomas Jefferson. 
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Legislators must take action on water pollution

    Paul MullerNewtonIt was interesting to read the comments made by Sen. Amy Sinclair when addressing p ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Veterans Day on the Hill

    Hundreds of our veterans and their families traveled to the State Capitol on Wednesday for “Veterans Day on the Hill.”  Throughout the day, veterans m ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Worldwide, journalists face pressure to put down their pens

    An image in the news this week shows history can be cyclical. It’s a cartoon depicting a French demonstrator placing a pencil in the barrel of a gun i ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Disgusted by thefts following tragedy

    Donna NoftsgerNewtonI would like to say thank you again to the fire and ambulance crews that helped ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Newton Seed Store has historical significance

    Mary HomeierNewtonI came to Newton in 1967 to teach elementary art in the Newton Community School Di ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Mt. Pleasant’s blind mechanic

    Joe Tanner is intently working under the hood of a car at Whaley Auto Works in Mt. Pleasant. He is replacing a cooling line. What you wouldn’t know by ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • ‘Je suis Charlie’ —well — sort of

    Over the past two weeks, many of my friends outside the journalism world have asked me if I identify, in any way, with the victims of the Jan. 7 attac ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Pipeline to nowhere

    When Maria van der Hoeven summed up the 20-year outlook for global energy investment in London last year, she identified a couple of daunting challeng ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Opening week of the 86th General Assembly

    The 86th Iowa General Assembly is underway.This year’s session is scheduled to be 110 days long endi ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Eating for Energy

    A new year often brings lofty goals of getting more things accomplished. The right combinations and timing of food can give you a much needed energy b ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • ‘Sniper’ success reveals power of conservative audience

    NEW YORK — Empty seats were hard to come by at Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” over the holiday weekend, where the R-rated Iraq War drama - all wor ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Costars remember Elvis the actor

    For many, the title “King of Rock and Roll” is reserved for one man: Elvis Presley. Had he lived, Elvis would have celebrated his 80th birthday on Jan ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Older Adult Wellness — winter workouts

    As the temperatures start to drop and the wind begins to blow, you may think it is the time of year to store away the tennis shoes and slow down for t ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • ‘Birdman,’ ‘Budapest’ top Oscar nominations

    Two extravagant comedies, “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” dominated nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards with nine nods each, whil ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • ‘Boyhood’ tops Globes; ‘Grand Budapest’ upsets ‘Birdman’

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Fill snow days with new activities

    A blizzard of white flakes has been falling through the night, and the school phone chain has begun. As expected, children will have a day off from sc ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Improve your strength, muscle mass this year

    The new year is now in full swing, and many of us are starting fresh with a renewed interest and desire to get healthy and be more physically fit.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Guide for healthy eating may consider environment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government issues dietary guidelines every five years to encourage Americans to eat healthier. This year’s version may look at w ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Rich Little still impresses

    At 76, veteran comedian and impressionist Rich Little is still zigzagging the country doing one-man shows.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 10:07 am

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