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  • Skiff Medical Center in talks to consolidate with Mercy

    Skiff Medical Center announced it will enter exclusive talks with Mercy Health Network to consider an expansion into Jasper County with a potential co ...
    NEW: Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Rockin' Johnny to perform Sunday

    Back by popular demand, Rockin’ Johnny, Johnny Burgin, is set to perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Speakeasy in Newton. This is the second trip t ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Branstad makes campaign stop in Newton

    Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds along with several fellow Republican candidates made a stop Wednesday at Moo’s BBQ in Newton.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Newton selected for Veteran-Civilian dialogue project

    Newton was selected as an upcoming site for a Veteran-Civilian Dialogue project through Intersections International based in New York.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • The light beyond the storm

    After being found guilty of murdering his former high school football coach, Mark Becker has had a number of labels placed upon him by the public. How ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Pella Regional Health Center offers

    PELLA — The following Pella Regional Health Center classes and activities are planned for the month November:
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Club Notes

    Kellogg Garden ClubThe Kellogg Garden Club planned its Nov. 13 Thanksgiving meal for members and gue ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Events

    • TOPS Iowa 254 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Newton. • Alcoho ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Fundraiser in Kellogg

    The Kellogg Lions Club will host a fundraiser for the East Jasper Christian Food Pantry from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cabin in the Park at Kello ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Iowa Corn Indy 300 set for July 18, 2015

    Fans anxious for the return of the Verizon IndyCar Series and open wheel standouts like Ed Carpenter, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Helio Castroneves to centra ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Cardinals sink Clippers in 3A playoffs

    TIFFIN — Tyler Wood sat in the middle of the field with his arms outstretched and holding the football. Newton High’s senior quarterback and defensive ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • CMB's historic season continues after rout

    MAXWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter added another notch to its historic football season Wednesday night.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Mustang fall in playoff opener

    Prairie City-Monroe's Ricky Reeve (3) gets to the end zone on this run to give the Mustangs a 7-0 lead over hots Williamsburg in Wednesday night's Cla ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Mount Ayr 'outmans' Colfax in 63-7 victory

    MOUNT AYR — The No. 1-ranked passing offense in Class A never could shift out of neutral Wednesday evening at Raider Field.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Prep football playoff scores

    Class 1AFirst RoundA-H-S-T-W, Avoca 46, Ogden 14Central Decatur, Leon 38, Pella Christian 14Dike-New ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 2:27 am
  • Prep football second round playoff pairings

    Iowa High School FootballPlayoffsSecond RoundMondayAll games start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise notedC ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 2:25 am
  • Go Cardinals

    Former Newton High head football coach John Jenkins got a visit from the Newton Cardinal Big Red at Park Centre/Willowbrook. It is thumbs up for the C ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Raiders suffer season-ending loss to HOIAC rival

    JEWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter volleyball coach Scott Ranck put a lot of emphasis on serve receive leading up to the Raiders’ Class 2A Region 5 quart ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Fifteenth-ranked Tigers too much for the Hawks

    MARENGO — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks knew they would have to play their best volleyball match of the season to upend 15th-ranked Iowa Valley’s Tigers in ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • USAC Silver Crown Series returning to Iowa Speedway in 2015

    Iowa Speedway announced Tuesday the addition of the United States Auto Club (USAC) Silver Crown Series to its action-packed 2015 schedule. The legends ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Glenneva M. Peebler

    Glenneva M. (Vest) Peebler, 85, of Pella, died Monday at Jefferson Place in Pella.A funeral service ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Dorothy J. De Jong

    Dorothy J. (Slings) De Jong, 70, died Sunday morning at her rural residence near Pella.A memorial se ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Robert A. Maxwell

    Robert A. Maxwell, 63, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines following a long battle with cancer. A funeral service will b ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Stanley T. Ashby

    Stanley T. Ashby, 93, of Kellogg, died peacefully Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m., S ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Chuck Rankin

    Charles (Chuck) Hugh Rankin, 67, of Monroe, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Graveside services will be held at a later date as Chuck donated his body to ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • W.R. Dick Wickham

    Dick Wickham, 84, of Newton, died Friday, evening, Oct. 24, 2014, at Newton Health Care Center, in Newton, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Carroll G. Swank

    A private family service will be held for Carroll Swank. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Carroll’s name have been designated.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • G. Arlene Hicks

    G. Arlene Hicks, 90, of rural Newton, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at her home. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 at Cornerstone B ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • W.R. Dick Wickham

    Dick Wickham, 84, died Friday, evening, Oct. 24, 2014, at Newton Health Care Center in Newton, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Bette L. Preston

    Bette Luella Preston, 91, formerly of Fremont, Neb., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Nelson Manor Care Facility in Newton, under the care of Skiff Ho ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 16-year-old juvenile is charged with minor using tobacco after authoriti ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Steven I. Jordan, 31, of Newton, is charged with operating while under the ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• William J. Ghee, 55, of Newton, is charged with operating while under the ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Marty A. McConnell, 31, of Newton, is charged with two counts of third-deg ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department • A 16-year-old juvenile is charged with failure to obey a stop sign after ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Byron J. Lackey, 25, of Newton, is charged with driving while license revo ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Andrew J. Blumer, 21, of Kellogg, is charged with driving while license su ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Denise N. Meyer, 39, of Newton, is charged with driving while license susp ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Police Blotter

    ​Newton Police Department• Terry L. Wilfawn, 25, of Newton, is charged with assault causing bodily i ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• William S. Montgomery, 56, of Colfax, is charged with following too close ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:11 am

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