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  • Ronald R. Morris

    Ronald Morris of Newton, passed from this life Friday afternoon, July 22, 2016, at Park Centre in Newton.  
    July 26, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Harold R. Hawkins

    Harold Richard Hawkins, 64, of Newton, passed from this life Saturday afternoon, July 23, 2016, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.  
    July 26, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Lloyd Wessel

    Elmer Lloyd Wessel, 93, the son of Elmer Gail and Elpha Fern (Harris) Wessel, was born April 13, 1923, near Laurel. On June 20, 1943, Lloyd was united ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Lois Imogene Sevenbergen

    Lois Imogene Sevenbergen, 89, of Newton, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Newton Healthcare. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m.,Monday, July 25 at t ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Ronald R. Morris

    Ronald Morris, 79, of Newton, passed from this life Friday afternoon, July 22, 2016, at Park Centre in Newton.  
    July 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Harold R. Hawkins

    Harold Richard Hawkins, 64, of Newton, died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Doris Eileen Pille

    Doris Eileen McConeghey Pille was born Sept. 7, 1924, to Fay Allen McConeghey and Keith Kenneth McConeghey. She was raised on a small farm near Monroe ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Juanita M. Shuey

    Juanita Maxine (Blackledge) Shuey was born April 26, 1934 to Glenn and LeOra (Emmack) Blackledge. She passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at 6:40 ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Kerry Gene Godfrey

    Kerry Gene Godfrey, 68 of Newton, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Private Memorial ser ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Lois I. Sevenbergen

    Lois I. Sevenbergen, 89, of Newton died on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Newton Healthcare. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, July 25, ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• David R. Neasham, 51, of Newton, was arrested on two Jasper County warrant ...
    July 18, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kristin E. Mitchell, 44, of Newton, is charged with public intoxication af ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Casey J. Brandt, 33, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant af ...
    July 12, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Lynne M. Golinvaux, 53, of Newton, is charged with assault causing bodily ...
    July 11, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Brent L. Skinner, 51, of Des Moines, is charged with public intoxication a ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:56 am
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    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office • Dave S. Clarke, 45, of Monroe, is charged with possession of drug ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Ethan D. Vanderleest, 34, of Prairie City, was arrested on a Dallas County ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Tyler D. Lakin, 25, of Newton, is charged with driving while license suspe ...
    July 1, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Derek L. Gladson, 31, of Palo, was arrested on a Mahaska County warrant af ...
    June 30, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Megan M. Kinart, 26, of Newton, is charged with disorderly conduct after a ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • PAC contributions create slippery slope

    It is time for a change. This was Breckenridge’s theme in the democratic primary on June 7 against Dan Kelley, the incumbent for District 29. After th ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Sick day

    I am bad at being sick. I can probably count on one hand how many times I have been sick since getting married and a few less than that how many sick ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • We deserve the whole truth

    I’ve been silent too long. In these dangerous and frightening times, I want to report two stunning developments. One, after 14 years of cover-up, the  ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • No lives matter

    I think this may be when black and white in America finally have it out, when we finish the race war that began at the end of the Civil War. There are ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Wind is essential, but don’t forget solar

    I applaud the Newton Daily News for running the July 18 letter to the editor regarding wind energy in Iowa. While we are currently enjoying a lull in ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Ignoring politicians

    My Fox colleagues are in Cleveland, diligently interviewing Republicans. This week, they’ll interview Democrats. I’m glad they do it — because I despi ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Immune system, don’t fail me now

    Editor’s note: This column orignally published Aug. 3, 2015.For whatever reason I have a certain kna ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • What I’ve learned from weight loss

    like finding your Christmas presents three weeks before Christmas. You're in the basement doing laundry when in the corner of your eye you see wrapped ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • CCI needs your involvement

    We’re in a “movement moment” right now.More and more grassroots Iowans are getting involved in issue ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Bakken Pipeline update

    Authorization for taking private property away from individual landowners in Jasper County and allowing an out of state, limited liability corporation ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Gardening for seniors

    You’re never too old to play in a little dirt, and who would’ve thought that getting your hands dirty would be so beneficial?
    July 25, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Fire up the flavor with grilled fruits, vegetables

    It’s grilling season! What better way to fill half of your plate with fruits and veggies than to take advantage of the season. Grilling enhances the s ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Summer grilling — add variety, health to your list

    We are a couple of months into grilling season — a great time to add variety to your grilling adventures beyond traditional hamburger or hot dog optio ...
    July 7, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Beat the heat, stay cool

    Jasper County Health Department and IMPACT Community Action Partnership urge residents to prepare for extreme heat this summer.
    June 30, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Aspirin often wrongly prescribed for atrial fibrillation

    More than one-third of U.S. patients with the abnormal heartbeat atrial fibrillation who need a blood thinner to prevent strokes aren’t getting one, r ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Slips and Falls

    While the popular rhyme, “Sticks and Stones,” claims that “names will never hurt me,” that’s not the case with “Slips and Falls,” which can cause seri ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • How to speed up metabolism

    When attempting to lose weight, men and women can expect to hear or read a lot about their metabolism. The process by which the body converts the food ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Find healthy foods while on the go

    Nice weather often equates to an uptick in road trips. During such trips, motorists and their passengers will need to take breaks to refuel both their ...
    June 9, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • 5 Simple Steps to Power up Your Summer Salads

    It’s a great time to give your salads a powerful boost by choosing nutrient-rich ingredients. Salads don’t have to be boring, tasteless diet foods. Wi ...
    June 2, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Ready, set, mango

    Not only are mangos one of the world’s most popular fruits, they’re also the most versatile. Lush and flavorful mangos work their tropical magic from ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:39 pm