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  • Mustang golfers land in top 10

    STATE CENTER — It was a windy varsity meet for the Prairie City-Monroe girls’ golf team, as the Mustangs traveled to Lincoln Valley Golf Course in Sta ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Schroder signs to wrestling for Northwestern College

    NEWTON — Ray Schroder approached selecting a college much like he prepared for a wrestling match. He found what worked for him and put the plan in act ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Eagle girls run third at E-B-F track meet

    EDDYVILLE — Relays powered Pella Christian’s girls to a third-place team finish at Tuesday’s Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Girls Relays.
    April 24, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Hawks captured first meet title at B-G-M

    BROOKLYN — It’s not bad to have bookends to the team’s 4x100-meter relay team like Bailey Samson and Meliek Meyer. Lynnville-Sully’s two senior sprint ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • PCM boys claim third in division at B-G-M meet

    BROOKLYN — Prairie City-Monroe’s boys track has shown this season it takes consistency to be a competitor, and Tuesday at the B-G-M Bear Trax Classic ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Cardinal Lanes Bowling League Results

    April 20Sunday Nite MixedKill-Kill-Kill 4, Mavericks 0Kill-Kill-Kill — 2,725: Kelly Lester 442, Bonn ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Tigers down Cardinal boys on courts

    NEWTON — Jon Vitek escaped a first-set loss to notch the only win in Newton’s home opener Tuesday in Little Hawkeye Conference boys’ tennis. The Cardi ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Hat tricks, defense fuel Newton girls’ conference win

    NEWTON — Amber Karsten opened and closed the scoring for Newton’s Cardinal girls’ soccer team in a dominating 10-0 home victory over Knoxville’s Panth ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Cardinal girls knock off LHC favorite Tigers

    GRINNELL — Monica Corso’s play had a hand in giving Newton’s Cardinal girls a 6-5 win on the road in Little Hawkeye Conference tennis Tuesday.
    April 23, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Newton boys notch LHC win

    KNOXVILLE — Newton’s Cardinal boys recorded their third win in a row on the soccer field Tuesday in a 2-0 Little Hawkeye Conference victory over Knoxv ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Jodon Woody

    Jodon Woody, 41, of Baxter died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Baxter Care Center. Funeral services are currently pending at Fredregill Family Fune ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Kenneth L. Pierce

    Kenneth L. Pierce, 70, of Colfax died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines.
    April 24, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Roscoe Eugene Lawson

    Roscoe Eugene Lawson was born June 28, 1929, in Putnam County, near Sidney, Mo., to Herby Ray and Minnie Florence (Clay) Davis. He entered into rest o ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Ethel M. Berry

    Ethel M. (Patterson) Berry, 102, of Baxter died on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Baxter Health Care Center in Baxter.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Hollys 'Pat' Little Harrison

    Hollys “Pat” Little Harrison, 90, of Newton died on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at the Newton Health Care Center in Newton.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Maxwell N. Beavers

    Maxwell N. Beavers, 77, of Colfax, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Iva Mae Hummel

    Iva Mae Hummel, 84, formerly of Newton, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at her home in South Hutchinson, Kan.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Robert Broeffle

    Robert Broeffle, 83, passed away April 16, 2014, at Careage of Newton.  He was born April 28, 1930, ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Margaret L. Smith

    Margaret L. Smith, 82, of Colfax passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Park Centre in Newton.P ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Iva Mae Hummel

    Iva Mae Hummel, 84, formerly of Newton, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at her home in South Hutchinson, Kan.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Hank L. Benson, 25, of Kellogg was charged with violation of a no-contact ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Mackenzie L. Bookout, 17, of Newton was charged with simple assault after ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Craynes K. McGinley, 24, of Newton was arrested at 2:05 p.m. April 15 afte ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kelly J. Culp, 50, of Newton was charged with possession of marijuana and ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 14-year-old Newton male was charged with two counts of harassment in con ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kelly S. Bogue, 31, of Kellogg was charged with possession of marijuana af ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Police Blotter

    • Mackenzie L. Carter, 19, of Newton was arrested at 7:33 p.m. April 4 at Walmart following a report of theft from store management. She was alleged t ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Emily A. Acord, 16, of Knoxville was charged with fifth-degree theft after ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Police Blotter

    • Officers were called to the 400 block of North Second Avenue East at 12:24 a.m. on March 31 in the 400 block of North Second Avenue East following a ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Police Blotter

    • Officers investigated a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 2:13 p.m. on March 27 in the 100 block of West Second Street North. A legally parked vehi ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Kelley not responsive to constituent's Second Amendment questions

    To the editor:The Newton Daily News has published numerous pictures of State Rep. Dan Kelley in rece ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • On The Z-Train: Get the 'Kid' out

    I spent last weekend doing an evaluation on many aspects of my life. The evaluation brought up a series of questions that, with the help of family and ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Overachieving

    When the paramedics were called, I realized that my efforts to relive my college years perhaps had gone too far.
    April 24, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Ty's Take: Help me, help you

    Last Tuesday, I had maybe one of the most pleasant surprises I’ve had in my career. People were having open, informed and intelligent debates about a ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Veterans Memorial Committee making final push for memorial donations

    To the editor:The Jasper County Veterans Memorial Committee will continue soliciting donors for the ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Pleasant Surprises

    Every now and then it is nice to get a surprise.  Let me clarify that -- it is nice to receive a pleasant surprise.  For instance, a surprise party fo ...
    April 22, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • SCT Live!

    For years, your managers have been asking the same question. They observe your erratic behavior. They monitor your sluggish performance. They measure ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Iowa playing critical role in improving Gulf of Mexico

    On Earth Day, as the legislative session is winding down, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at part of our environment distant from Iow ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • More than 100 participate in Cross Walk tradition

    To the editor:A Newton tradition continued on Good Friday, April 18, as Christians from throughout o ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Farmington has a radio station

    Little known fact: Van Buren County’s only radio station is tucked away in the scenic valley that holds Farmington. Searching your FM and AM dial, you ...
    April 22, 2014 - 7:03 pm
  • Sip for Success

    This time of year, as the temperatures become more pleasant and the frost melts away, many of us are beginning to spend more time outdoors. Whether it ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plu ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Eat more fruits and vegetables

    Eating seven or more servings of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your risk of death at any point in time by 42 percent compared to eating less than ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Get Ready for Gardening!

    Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants is good for us: attitudes toward health and nutrition improve, kids perform better at sch ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Older adult wellness: be safe in the spring

    Finally, winter is thawing and spring is arriving! After a long winter, people are anxious to venture outside, complete projects around the house and ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Study: Married folks have fewer heart problems

    Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are l ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Yard and garden: spring care of strawberry plants

    Strawberries are hardy, easy to grow and produce a good crop with moderate effort, making them well suited to home gardens. Early spring is the best t ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Spring diet makeover

    Spring is here — finally — and are you ready to put away those bulky winter clothes? It isn’t uncommon for us to let our attention to healthy eating l ...
    April 3, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • The secret of edamame: what it is and its benefits

    Edamame is the name for fresh soybeans that are harvested before the seeds harden. The secret is that it is actually a yummy and healthy snack, and it ...
    March 27, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Simple ways to stop overeating

    Many people strive to adopt healthier lifestyles. A lifestyle that includes routine exercise and a healthy diet can vastly improve quality of life and ...
    March 20, 2014 - 12:00 pm

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