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  • Ernst stumps in Newton on second stop of tour

    It is her personality that will ultimately get her a desk assignment on the floor of the United States Senate. I do think We have a lot of support ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Skiff’s First Dose program receives funds

    Skiff’s First Dose program recently received a generous donation from Jasper County Free Clinic. Jasper County Free Clinic operated in Newton for seve ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • City of Newton receives award

    The Fred Maytag Bowl Rehabilitation Project received a Historical Restoration/Preservation award from the Iowa Chapter of the American Public Works As ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • EPA still hasn’t made a decision on the 2014 RFS

    Although most of the year has already passed, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency still hasn’t made a final decision on the 2014 Renewable Fuel S ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • All-city Band Night

    Jocelyn Sheets/Daily NewsBand members from Woodrow Wilson and Aurora Heights Elementary Schools (at ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Man sentenced to 10 years in teen’s death

    A Newton man pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for vehicular homicide in the death of a local teenager.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Newton school district could be debt free in 2 years

    In two years the Newton Community School District could become free of any outstanding debt obligations, according to Superintendent Bob Callaghan.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Newton holds strategic plan meeting

    Action items and “big, hairy, audacious goals” were discussed at the strategic plan meeting for the Newton City Council and department directors Monda ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • NSNWR to host Bison Day Saturday

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is hosting its annual Bison Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. All ages are welcome to spend a day on the prairi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Noon Kiwanis to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton for lunch and a prog ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Veronica A. Krehlik

    Veronica A. Krehlik, 90, of Iowa City, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.Veronica is the mother of form ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Arnold Brent Mace

    Arnold Brent Mace, 53, of Ogden, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. 
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Hazel Marie Kleinendorst

    Hazel Marie Kleinendorst, 85, died Sept. 19, 2014, under the care of Skiff Hospice at Newton Healthcare. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Saturd ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Darrell Lee Turner

    Darrell Lee Turner, 72, of Prairie City, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at his home. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Cob ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Dale L. Thomas

    Dale L. (Papa) Thomas, 73, of Raymondville, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Alice J. Williams

    Alice J. Williams, 94, of Colfax, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a. ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Dwight G. Waddle

    Dwight G. Waddle, 75, of Monroe, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. A memorial service will be at a later date an ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Karen Sue Wolfe

    Karen Sue Wolfe, 72, of Newton, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at her home. A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the McKeeve ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Marguerite Trunnel

    Marguerite Trunnel, 92, of Prairie City, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Hospice of Pella Comfort House. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tues ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Hazel Jeanette Maddison

    Hazel Jeanette Maddison, 86, of Chariton, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Chariton Nursing and Rehab in Chariton. A funeral service will be at 11:30 ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Douglas L. Krier, 57, of Newton, is charged with driving with license susp ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Sarah H. Black, 46, of Newton, is charged with fifth-degree theft after au ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Adrien L. Fowler, 26, of Newton, is charged with driving while license sus ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Chase R. Bubak, 20, of Ankeny, is charged with operating while intoxicated ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Gary D. Bird Jr., 39, had a warrant for probation violation when authoriti ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 14-year-old juvenile is charged with minor in possession and public into ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Joshua M. Dewitt, 18, of Sully, is charged with failure to yield upon left ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Ralph R. Graham, 56, is charged with public intoxication after authorities ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 17-year-old juvenile is charged with second class criminal mischief afte ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Shelby R. Williams, 36, of Newton, is charged with five counts of forgery ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Flu bug don't bother me

    The flu bug has hit my house and it seems to not want to leave without a fight. My oldest woke up Thursday with a stuffy nose but a good attitude so s ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • National Voter Registration Day

    I join my fellow members of the National Association of Secretaries of State in bringing awareness to National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday. In d ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Appreciates Culver's car show

    To the editor,I think I can speak for everyone when I say thank you, a big one, to Culver’s for host ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Shame on congress

    To the editor,Congress has done it again. They took a five week recess in August to campaign and wen ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • A lesson in courage, sacrifice

    When I was a child I enjoyed writing so much that I developed what my mother said was a “writer’s bump” on my finger where I held my pencil.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Che-cha cha-rah-rah

    I always sort of knew that the moment Homecoming was over, we'd never get an experience like that again. Merriam-Webster defines homecoming as the ac ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • On to the next chapter

    Sitting in the Des Moines Civic Center watching the new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical “The Phantom of the Opera” was an almost s ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • The question of ISIS

    To military families the conflicts in Iraq, the Middle East and Syria are an ominous reminder of a decade of sacrifice and our world’s interconnected ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • 16-Year old Marine guards President Roosevelt

    Rural Mt. Pleasant resident Bob Batey, formerly of Wilton, was 15 when he lied about his age to get a job at the tank arsenal in Bettendorf. It was a ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • A goodbye to our cornerstone and my big sis

    I’ve always filled the big brother type role in groups. I’m a natural protector, have great shoulders to cry on and I’m a pretty avid listener.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:52 am

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