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  • Three Cardinal girls claim LHC honors

    Michaela Jacobsen has been a force on the Newton High School girls’ basketball team the past three seasons. As a freshman, she paid her dues, but did ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Rolling 800

    Jesse Hopkins of Monroe posted an 801 series during league action on Feb. 10 at Mustang Lanes in Monroe. Hopkins, who bowls for Raider Poker.net in th ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Three area boys land on HOIC first team

    Prairie City-Monroe seniors Logan Gilman and Trey Lindsay and Collins-Maxwell/Baxter senior Bryce Kemp were all recently named to the Heart of Iowa Co ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Back at it after week-long hiatus

    For those of you who were aware, last week was not the most fun week of my life. And I am glad it’s over.
    March 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Bumblebees, Eagles play Big Game

    A big-game atmosphere existed in Newton High’s gymnasium Friday morning — fans cheering, the NHS pep band playing and two competitive teams on the bas ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Sigourney ousts Lynnville-Sully from 1A playoffs

    KNOXVILLE — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks and the Sigourney Savages entered Thursday’s Class 1A District 10 championship game at 1-1 when facing each other ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Wildcat court-storming shakes up Jayhawks

    Kansas State’s fans ignited a firestorm when they stormed the Bramlage Coliseum basketball court Monday night following the Wildcats’ 70-63 victory ov ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Newton’s Travis to play football for St. Ambrose

    Newton High senior Jordan Travis made an impact on both sides of the football for the Cardinals last fall.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Dr. Jessen featured as Hometown Hawkeye

    Thomas Jessen’s decision to pursue a career in medicine followed the influence of his time as an undergraduate student at the University of Iowa.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Cardinal Lanes Bowling

    Feb. 25Women’s Wednesday Morning CoffeeNewton Daily News 3, Deere Daisies 1Newton Daily News — 3,320 ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Krista Joelle Nissen

    Krista Joelle (Tisdale) Nissen, 45, received her angel wings March 1, 2015, and has given up her crutches, braces and wheel chair and is now soaring h ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Cora J. Andersen

    Cora Jean Andersen, 89, of Baxter, died Wednesday morning, March 4, 2015, at the Baxter Care Center.     
    March 4, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Rose Mary (Spangler) Wearmouth

    Rose Mary (Spangler) Wearmouth, 75, of Newton died on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at Heritage Manor in Newton.
    March 3, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Krista J. Nissen

    Krista J. Nissen, 45, of Des Moines, formerly of Newton, died Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Shirley M. Atwood

    Shirley M. Elliott Atwood, 80, of Newton, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    March 2, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Jean M. Rojohn Rhodes

    Jean Marie (Goodman) Rojohn Rhodes, 85, of West Des Moines, formerly of Newton, entered Heaven into God’s care Feb. 27, 2015, at Mercy Hospice-Johnsto ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Jeffrey Hale Barker

    Jeffrey Hale Barker, 44, of Newton, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 4 at the Mitchell Family ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Rose Mary (Spangler) Wearmouth

    Rose Mary (Spangler) Wearmouth, 75, of Newton, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Heritage Manor in Newton.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Harold D. Mason

    Harold D. Mason, 85, of Newton, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. No services will take place at this time. Memorials in ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Allen Michael Poston

    Allen Michael “Mike” Poston, 55, of Newton, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Douglas L. Krier, 57, of Newton, is charged with going armed with intent, ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Russell G. Quick, 32, of Kellogg, is charged with failure to yield to vehi ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Zachary A. Cupples, 20, of Newton, is charged with operating while under t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Randy K. Smith Jr., 41, of Newton, is charged with driving while license s ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kayla H. Cockerton, 20, of Newton, is charged with driving while license s ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kurtiss P. Landrum, 47, of Newton, was arrested on a Jasper County warrant ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Lawrence A. Hada, 45, is charged with trespassing after authorities were c ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 14-year-old juvenile is charged with third-degree theft after authoritie ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Christian L. Fisher, 48, of Grinnell, is charged with driving while licens ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Seton K. Smith, 38, of Baxter, is charged with possession of drug parapher ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Jasper County Museum introduces new column

    This is the first, of what we hope will be a regular monthly column, about Jasper County and the Jasper County Museum. We’ll tell a little about the m ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Finally escaping from a rotary smart phone

    With more and more technology moving within reach of our fingertips all the time, it seems we’re practically one cycle behind by the time we download ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Birthday barf bag

    “Hey, love, how goes your birthday?”“You remembered!”It was 11 a.m. He was onto me. Shoot!It’s not l ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • For the love of TV

    I love TV. I love getting into a new show and watching to see how it plays out versus what I think might happen. Through most of my childhood, I didn’ ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Fuel tax increase: Signed, sealed, delivered

    At the risk of wearing everyone out on the gas tax issue, I would like to mention a few more things about the passage of last week’s gas tax vote befo ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Bill (O’Reilly) I will

    Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is among those friends of mine I never got to meet. A truthteller with a gift for rhyme and whimsy, S ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Odds and ends

    This week’s column features odds and ends … a collection of thoughts from an editor without 600 words on just a single subject.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Kochs and unions

    Lots of people sure hate the Koch brothers.The Kochs get death threats like this: “If I had a chance ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Senate votes to help vets, improve health care

    Last session, the Legislature approved more property tax relief to those who have sacrificed the most for our country. The Disabled Veterans Property ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Fill-up your car before Sunday!

    The governor signed a bill I opposed Wednesday morning which will take $3.7 million out of Jasper County pockets. An additional 10 cents will be added ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:00 am

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