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  • Robert D. Waddle

    Robert Dean Waddle died on Friday, March 24, 2017, at Accura Healthcare of Newton West, where he had resided since October of 2015. A graveside servic ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Lisa Jane Scott

    Lisa Jane Scott, 45, of Newton, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at her home. A visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29 at the Wallace F ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Connie G. Pherigo

    Connie G. Pherigo, 87, of Newton died on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Accura Healthcare of Newton West in Newton.
    March 28, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Caroline Mae Faidley

    Caroline Mae Dykstra Faidley of Prairie City, also known as Fuzzy and Auntie, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at Park Centre in Newton. Visitation ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • William Bell, Jr.

    William Bell, Jr., 52, formerly of Marshalltown, died Monday morning, March 27, 2017, at his home in Newton.
    March 28, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Barbara Poole

    Service for Barbara Poole, 67, of Newton, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1 at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton. The family will greet friends ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Deborah Sue Osborn

    Deborah Sue “Deb” Osborn, 63, of Kellogg, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A funeral service will be at ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Arlene M. Rinehart

    Arlene M. Rinehart, 88, of Monroe, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Accura West Healthcare in Newton. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tue ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Terry Lee Mann

    Terry Lee Mann, 59, of Newton, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Vera M. Venenga

    Vera Marie, of Newton, passed from this life Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Skiff Medical Center of Newton.
    March 27, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Katie E. Rodewald, 32, of Newton, was charged with forgery for an incident ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Andrea M. Henderson, 38, of Newton, was charged with domestic abuse assaul ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:05 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
  • Coat and tie required

    I’m a newspaper columnist. I write this column, but I’m also the columnist for The Herald News, a midsized daily in Massachusetts. I write two columns ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Column: Proud mama

    There are many times while raising a child you become a proud parent. At first, it is when they sleep through the night or say their first words, when ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Fireworks at the Capitol (literally)

    It was another busy week at the Capitol as we approach the second funnel date (March 31). The fireworks bill passed out of the Senate, as well as a bi ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Help your kids be ready for college

    Parents often ask me where the “hot jobs” are going to be by the time their kids finish college. The projections have stayed fairly consistent for sev ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Column: But first, let’s declare a no-selfie zone

    Editor’s Note: This column originally published March 14, 2016. Across the globe in a seemingly far ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Kindest Cuts

    “Devastating!” shouts Chuck Schumer. Even Republicans are unhappy. Big spending “conservative” congressman Hal Rogers calls President Donald Trump’s p ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Newton’s water flows free of controversy

    Clean water. It is something that most people in the Newton area don’t think twice about. Grab a glass, turn on the faucet and get a drink.
    March 28, 2017 - 8:49 am
  • It’s always nice to go home

    Editor’s note: This column originally published March 25, 2016We are those empty nest people that ha ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Let’s all go to the lobby

    Editor’s note: This column was originally published March 31, 2016.At the time of my first trip to t ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:06 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