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  • Betty L. Klingensmith

    Betty L. (Gardner) Klingensmith, 87, of Newton, went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at her home in Newton. Funeral services will be held ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Tammy Wickett

    Tammy Wickett, 50, of Monroe, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at her home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 10:30 ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Marilyn Conrey

    Marilyn Conrey, 77, of West Liberty passed away March 21, 2017 at Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty after a three-year courageous battle with ovar ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Darrell E. Foreman

    Darrell E. Foreman, 75, of Baxter, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the Accura Healthcare of Baxter. Visitation will be on Friday, March 24, 2 ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Jon S. Christy

    Jon Steven Christy was born on June 21, 1947, at Albia. He was the second of five children that were born to Wayne Forrest and Mary Gladys (Bridges) C ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Harry G. Holmes

    Harry G. Holmes, Jr., 73, passed from this life on Tuesday evening, March 21, 2017, at Skiff Medical Center of Newton.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Ella Mae Todavich Cathlina

    Ella Mae, 90, died on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Newton Health Care Center in Newton.Ella Mae’s f ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Scott Awtry Ferguson

    Scott Awtry Ferguson, 62, of Denison, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Darrell Foreman

    Darrell Foreman, 75, of Baxter, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the Accura Healthcare of Baxter. Funeral services are currently pending at Fr ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Clara L. Pherigo

    Clara L. Pherigo, 87, of Newton died on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at her home in Newton.Clara’s fune ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Robert J. Jiron, 28, of Newton, was charged with operating while under the ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Katie E. Rodewald, 32, of Newton, was arrested at 8:21 p.m. Sunday in the ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Susan A. Tiffany, 48, of Newton, was charged with operating while under th ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Cydney I. Hillyard, 19, of Newton, was charged with domestic assault injur ...
    March 17, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Preston A. Compo, 22, of Kellogg, was charged with driving while license u ...
    March 16, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Lee Paul Reed, 34, of Newton, was arrested at 11:22 p.m. Saturday at 603 E ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jason S. Woody, 40, of Newton, was charged with domestic abuse assault, fi ...
    March 14, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Police botter

    Newton Police Department • Keith L. Stephen, 56, of Newton, was charged with trespassing at 10:25 ...
    March 10, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Anthony R. Strange, 21, of Newton, was charged with possession of drug par ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Mackenzie L. Carter, 24, of Newton, was charged with attempted third-degre ...
    March 7, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Seeking information about Iowa

    Dear people of the great state of Iowa,Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In four ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Health bill hurts older Iowans

    Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up health care costs for Iowans ages 50 to 64 by thousands of dollars a year. Th ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Column: The gift of friendship

    Life has a strange way of putting certain people in your life who just fit. People talk about making fast friends with someone, and I know first hand ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Surviving by Susie Clark

    Every once in a while a writer comes along who stands out from the rest. Usually this writer is in some publication. Susie Clark was in my creative wr ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Revenue concerns will cause a tighter budget

    The Senate passed several bills last week, including the following:House File 203, allows primary ro ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Are we on the verge of violence?

    Two weeks ago, political scientist Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute went to speak at Middlebury College. There, he was quickly surr ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Column: Taking on addiction, discovering hope

    There’s an old joke, usually attributed to Mark Twain, that goes something like this: “It’s easy to quit smoking ... I’ve done it hundreds of times.”
    March 22, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Working Iowans forgotten again at the Capitol

    Workers’ Compensation HF 518 makes far reaching changes in Iowa’s current workers’ compensation law. The bill cuts benefits available to injured Iowa ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • A rule for reporters

    Here is the rule for reporters in as short a form as I can provide.If the focus of your reporting is ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Column: March Madness

    I am a fan of March Madness, tournament basketball and the excitement that comes from upsets and Cinderella teams. While the dozens of games that took ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Avocados 101 — Picked, peeled and prepped to perfection

    Avocados are becoming a must-have to pick up in the produce department because of their versatility and variety of powerful nutrients. Between their h ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • GOP boosts pressure as health bill crunch time nears

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House leaders revved up pressure Wednesday on balky conservatives and other Republicans as crunch time ap ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Budget-friendly upgrades that help you sell your home

    So you want to sell your home. Of course, you want it to look good to get top dollar, but what if y ...
    March 17, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • St. Patrick’s Day shake

    Shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, seas of green clothing and various beverages of the same color: whether you are 100 percent or 0.1 percent Irish ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Tips for selecting your realtor

    Whether you’re ready to put your home on the market or looking to buy, it’s important to choose the realtor that’s right for you.
    March 10, 2017 - 6:17 am
  • 7 tips and tricks of a dietitian

    We’ve all seen similar headlines relating to nutrition on magazine covers and social media posts coming from the latest and greatest reality TV star o ...
    March 9, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • National Nutrition Month — Put Your Best Fork Forward

    The Newton Wellness Coalition is a not for profit established by a diverse group of Newton community members who desire to promote healthy living in t ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Tips to improve your credit

    If you’re looking to make a major purchase, such as buying your dream home, you’ll want to check your credit report first and work to improve your sco ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:10 pm
  • One Fish, Two Fish ... Heart Healthy Heroes

    February is American Heart Month. Your heart health is dependent on your lifestyle habits. One of the most important behaviors is diet. One specific d ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Help your pulse with pulses

    Pulses are the edible seeds of plants in the legume family. The most common pulses are dried beans, chickpeas, lentils and dried peas. Both economical ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:26 am