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  • Perfect night for a parade, pep rally

    Hundreds of Newton citizens of all ages gathered around the square wearing their red and black for the annual homecoming parade and pep rally Thursday ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Chapé joins as new ex officio board member at Skiff

    Lin Chapé was introduced as a new ex officio board member at Thursday’s Skiff Medical Center’s Board of Trustees meeting.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Newton Village donates to food pantry

    Newton Village tenants and employees exceeded their goal of 100 pieces of groceries, collecting more than 206 items and $148 for the Salvation Army Fo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • School board to vote on classroom policy changes Monday

    Proposed changes to the way the teachers in the Newton Community School District can utilize outside resources, such as guest speakers, in the classro ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Newton selected for IPTV Ready for School program

    Iowa Public Television is getting ready to launch the second year of its Ready for School Communities program, and the Newton Community School Distric ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Academic Achievement

    Des Moines Area Community CollegeThe following area students were named to DMACC’s summer semester d ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Newton man sentenced to 20 years in sex abuse case

    A Newton man was sentenced this week to 20 years in prison for three counts of lascivious acts with a child.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Newton police warn locals about phone scam

    The Newton Police Department is warning locals about a phone scam in which the caller claims to be a professional process server, or a collection agen ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Red Rock areas now open

    Recreation areas at Lake Red Rock that were previously closed due to high lake levels have been reopened. The reopened areas include the South Overloo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Annual arts, crafts show set for Sept. 26-28

    The 11th Annual Arts & Crafts Show is set for Sept. 26-28 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Cardinals, Raiders stay undefeated; Mustangs win as Tigerhawks, Hawks fall

    In Week 4 of the high school football season, three area teams went into Friday’s game undefeated, two came out still without a loss. Newton and Colli ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 8:47 pm
  • Prep football scores

    Area scoresNewton 45, Benton Community 6Montezuma 25, Lynnville-Sully 0Belle Plaine 26, Colfax-Mingo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Woes continue for CPM

    MONROE – Momentum avoided Prairie City-Monroe Thursday night.For the second match in a row, PCM coul ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Cardinals win one out of four at DMC tournament

    URBANDALE — Snapping a five-match losing skid, Newton High’s Cardinals opened play at Thursday’s Des Moines Christian Invitational volleyball tourname ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • The Pressbox

    Embrace who they are. Embrace who you are.When I was growing up in a very small town in Kansas, the ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Hawks defeat Montezuma

    MONTEZUMA — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks evened up their South Iowa Cedar League volleyball record and that of their host, Montezuma, Thursday.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Area prep harriers run well at Lynnville-Sully Invitational

    LYNNVILLE — Runners in the 2014 Lynnville-Sully Invitational cross country had ideal conditions to compete in Thursday on the Diamond Trail Golf Cours ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Cardinals not taking winless Bobcats lightly

    “District is what counts. It is what gets you to the playoffs,” said Newton High junior linebacker Duncan Lee after last week’s Class 3A District 6 op ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Pink Out at NHS cross country meet

    Pink is the new Newton High Cardinal Red — at least for Tuesday’s NHS Cardinal Invitational cross country meet at Westwood Golf Course.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Cardinal Lanes Bowling Leagues

    Sept. 10Women’s Wednesday Morning CoffeeNewton Daily News 8, JTE Trucking 0Newton Daily News (2,212) ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Dale L. Thomas

    Dale L. Thomas, 73, of Raymondville, Mo., formerly of Newton, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the University of Louisville Medical Center in Louisv ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Margaret Marie Brandt

    Margaret Marie Brandt, 60, of Colfax, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Altoona Nursing and Rehab. A f ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Shirley M. Dee

    Shirley M. Dee, 81, of Baxter, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center. A funeral ser ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Robert D. 'Bobby C' Carter

    Robert D. “Bobby C” Carter, 59, of Newton, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center. A c ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Janilou 'Jane' M. Foster

    Janilou “Jane” M. Foster, 80, of Bettendorf, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Manor Care – Utica Ridge in Davenport.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Robert Orie Guthrie

    Robert Orie Guthrie, 86, died Thursday evening, Sept. 11, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.A ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Richard W. “Bill” Cox

    Richard W. “Bill” Cox, 89, of Newton died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in his home at Park Centre in Newton.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • M. Ruth Hill Appleby

    M. Ruth (Gates) Hill Appleby, 97, of Newton died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Nelson Manor Nursing Home in Newton.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Shirley M. Dee

    Shirley M. Dee, 81, of Baxter died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.Funer ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Bob Carter

    Bob Carter, 59, of Newton died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton.Service ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Sarah H. Black, 46, of Newton, is charged with fifth-degree theft after au ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Adrien L. Fowler, 26, of Newton, is charged with driving while license sus ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Chase R. Bubak, 20, of Ankeny, is charged with operating while intoxicated ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Gary D. Bird Jr., 39, had a warrant for probation violation when authoriti ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 14-year-old juvenile is charged with minor in possession and public into ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Joshua M. Dewitt, 18, of Sully, is charged with failure to yield upon left ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Ralph R. Graham, 56, is charged with public intoxication after authorities ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 17-year-old juvenile is charged with second class criminal mischief afte ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Shelby R. Williams, 36, of Newton, is charged with five counts of forgery ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Nathan J. Etter, 21, of Kellogg, is charged with fifth-degree criminal mis ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Che-cha cha-rah-rah

    I always sort of knew that the moment Homecoming was over, we'd never get an experience like that again. Merriam-Webster defines homecoming as the ac ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • On to the next chapter

    Sitting in the Des Moines Civic Center watching the new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical “The Phantom of the Opera” was an almost s ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • The question of ISIS

    To military families the conflicts in Iraq, the Middle East and Syria are an ominous reminder of a decade of sacrifice and our worlds interconnected f ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • 16-Year old Marine guards President Roosevelt

    Rural Mt. Pleasant resident Bob Batey, formerly of Wilton, was 15 when he lied about his age to get a job at the tank arsenal in Bettendorf. It was a ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • A goodbye to our cornerstone and my big sis

    I’ve always filled the big brother type role in groups. I’m a natural protector, have great shoulders to cry on and I’m a pretty avid listener.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Genesis of owning dog began with God

    By the seventh day, God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day, he rested from all of his work. And God blessed the seventh da ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Moving back home, kind of

    After graduating college and getting married, I never planned on moving back into my parents house. Especially not after having two kids and still own ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Thank you to blood donor volunteers

    To the editor,Thanks to all the wonderful blood donors who volunteered their time to make a life-sav ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • All aboard the doughnut train

    O cursed coveted confectionary, why do you taunt me so?While traipsing around the East Coast last we ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • It’s just a game …

    So, I’m an Iowa Hawkeye fan.While I didn’t attend the university, both of my parents did, which in t ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:46 am

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