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  • Newton Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Salvation Army food pantry nearly empty

    A number of the white shelves that are normally stocked with canned foods and dry goods at the Newton Salvation Army food pantry are looking bare. Pan ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle has first use

    Recently, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deployed its tactical rescue unit, which includes a 25-ton armored vehicle.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • 'Dig into DMACC'

    Darren White (left) of Chris Cakes Inc. serves up a plate of free pancakes to Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus student Laura Nation of ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Newton DMACC offering a number of clubs for students, citizens

    Although the Newton DMACC campus isn’t one of the larger campuses under the DMACC umbrella, it still offers its students and the community a number of ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Wal-Mart collects school supplies for NCSD

    Christine Boelyn, assistant manager at Wal-Mart, recently presented a variety of donated school supplies to the Newton Community School District. The ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Students volunteer to clean Lake Red Rock

    PELLA — Central College will host its first volunteer event of the year Sept. 6 at Lake Red Rock. Students will gather trash, plant trees and collect ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • PCM insurers settled 2013 bullying case out of court

    MONROE — New information in a civil case filed last year against the Prairie City-Monroe School District and district Superintendent Jane Babcock show ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • City offices closed for Labor Day

    Newton City Hall, Newton Fire Department business office, Newton Sanitary Landfill, Newton Public Library, Newton Parks office, Newton Police Departme ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Fill the Boot rescheduled for Sept. 6

    The Newton Fire Department canceled the “Fill the Boot” campaign last weekend due to the weather. The NFD has rescheduled the event from 10 a.m. to 1 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Newton rolls past Knoxville in season opener

    Area high school football teams opened the 2014 season Friday night. Here's a roundup of the five varsity games. Read more on the games in Tuesday's N ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:19 am
  • Prep football scores

    Iowa High School Football ScoresFriday NightArea ScoresNewton 41, Knoxville 7Colfax-Mingo 21, Pleasa ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Super Nationals begin Saturday at Boone Speedway

    BOONE – The biggest dirt track racing event is just around the corner and competitors from 26 states and Canada have already signed on to be part of A ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Deutsch leads area runners at ISU

    AMES — After runners crossed the finish line with mud dried to their legs, some even to their arms, Mark Deutsch explained how this moment, this race ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Coen, Thomas lead NHS teams in cross country opener

    AMES — A year ago excessive heat canceled the Gilbert Invitational cross country meet. The 2014 edition of the meet had runners competing in cooler te ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • The Pressbox

    Well, we’re in it now.Friday night at H.A. Lynn Stadium, Newton High’s football team takes on Knoxvi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • NHS freshmen win two matches

    Newton High’s freshmen got their first taste of high school volleyball Thursday in their own NHS Early Bird Freshman Invitational.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Colfax-Mingo volleyball splits at Madrid

    MADRID — Colfax-Mingo’s volleyball team split a pair of matches to begin its season Thursday night.T ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Pregame Outlook

    Newton High joins all the other Iowa high school turning on the Friday Night Lights this week with the opening of the 2014 football season.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Experienced Hawkeyes full of optimism

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s biggest concern could be at kicker. Or maybe punter.However, for the first t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Grace M. Sears

    Grace M. Sears, 91, of Newton died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton, under the care of Skiff Hospice.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Mary Louise Gulling

    Mary Louise Gulling, 67, of Newton died Aug. 26, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Im ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Cornelia Marie Harthoorn

    Cornelia Marie Harthoorn was born July 16, 1913, to John D. and Jennie Plate Jansen at the family farm home north of Sully. She went to her heavenly h ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Robert Dean Sparks, MD, FACP, MACP

    Dr. Robert Dean Sparks of El Dorado Hills, Calif., formerly of Newton died July 1, 2014.A celebratio ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Ila Maye Walton

    Ila Maye Walton, 91, of Newton died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center.A private family ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Alma May Haunsperger

    Alma May Haunsperger, 97, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.Alma was born in ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Nevva Hjortshoj

    Nevva Hjortshoj, 100, of Monroe died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Nelson Manor in Newton. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at th ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Irvin W. Huyser

    Irvin W. Huyser, 84, of Pella died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Pella Regional Health Center in Pella.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Lois Riedel

    Lois Riedel, 67, of Newton died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at her home. A visitation will be from 5 to 7 ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Neva Hjortshoj

    Neva Hjortshoj, 100, of Monroe died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Nelson Manor in Newton. A funeral service is pending at Coburn Funeral Home in Monroe.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Christopher T. Robinson, 27, of Waterloo is charged with third-degree burg ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Police Department

    Newton Police Department• Cristopher M. Foote, 18, of Mcloud, Okla., is charged with trespassing aft ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Mollie A. Schlosser, 45, of Colfax is charged with operating while u ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Tyler J. Annis, 20, of Newton is charged with fifth-degree theft after aut ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Robert C. Sears, 32, of Newton, is charged with driving while licens ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Oscar W. A. Galvez, 30, of Newton is charged with first offense operating ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 14-year-old juvenile is charged with third-degree burglary after authori ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office•Austin E. Wilkins, 20, of Newton, is charged with possession of alcoh ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Police Blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office • James A. Bonnett, 29, of Newton is charged with disorderly conduct ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Manaye Felleke, 24, of Newton, is charged with public intoxication after a ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • LaVera allegations shed light on school policy, online safety

    Three months after news broke that a California man allegedly preyed on local teenagers after visiting two Newton schools, the school board is making ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Breaking Bad: An unusual suspect

    The AMC television series “Breaking Bad” was the big winner at the Emmy Awards Monday night, taking outstanding writing, picture editing, supporting a ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Numbers misrepresented in ACT article

    To the editor,The Aug. 22 Newton Daily News article claiming Newton students excelled on ACT tests i ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • From Elvis to enlightenment

    Anyone who thinks Iowa is void of entertainment should take a ride in my car. Last week I traveled from Jasper County’s southern border to its most no ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Shipping K-12

    My co-worker scurried toward her desk, eyes red and puffy. I walked over and asked her what was wrong.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • GOP tries to mislead on Braley

    To the editor,One of the right-wing TV commercials is an attempt to get you to believe that Bruce Br ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Why I write a column

    I enjoy writing columns. In a way, its a reporter’s chance to “break the fourth wall,” express an enormous amount of creativity and give people better ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • No appetite for fixing school lunch

    You can lead a kid to vegetables, but you can’t make her eat. Especially if the food doesn’t taste good.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Appreciates Newton A's series

    To the editor,I would like to thank Ben Schuff for the amazing series of articles he wrote on the Ne ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Art sale a success thanks to supporters

    To the editor,Recently, I decided to downsize my art inventory of more than 60 years of being an art ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:15 am

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