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  • Series of creationism lectures set for weekend

    The Jasper County Church of Christ is hosting a series of lectures by Brad Harrub Friday through Sunday at the DMACC Conference Center and a ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Emmanuel performs for fundraiser

    First Baptist Church of Melrose hosted a French concert and fundraiser on Oct. 24 at the church. Kristyn Taylor and Linda Emmanuel, of Newto ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Brooke earns Eagle Scout Award

    After 10 years in the scouting program Trae Brooke has earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in the scouting program. Brooke is a m ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Students of the Month

    Margie Criswell, president of the Newton Noon Kiwanis is with Newton Senior High School students Tyler Wood and Hailey Coy, recently recogni ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:24 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.The Mount Ayr def ...
    NEW: Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • 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 n ...
    NEW: Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:40 am
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  • Berg Middle School developing plan to stay off SINA list

    Scott Bauer said his staff is fired up and ready to do whatever it can to help to help Berg Middle School get off of the Iowa Department of Education’ ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Series of creationism lectures set for weekend

    The Jasper County Church of Christ is hosting a series of lectures by Brad Harrub Friday through Sunday at the DMACC Conference Center and at the chur ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Skiff Medical Center offers unique Halloween experience

    Entering its 18th year, Skiff Medical Center is offering a Halloween experience for children of all ages from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Emmanuel performs for fundraiser

    First Baptist Church of Melrose hosted a French concert and fundraiser on Oct. 24 at the church. Kristyn Taylor and Linda Emmanuel, of Newton, were fe ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Brooke earns Eagle Scout Award

    After 10 years in the scouting program Trae Brooke has earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in the scouting program. Brooke is a member of T ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Students of the Month

    Margie Criswell, president of the Newton Noon Kiwanis is with Newton Senior High School students Tyler Wood and Hailey Coy, recently recognized as the ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Supervisors approve asbestos removal for former care facility

    One hurdle has been cleared in the county’s efforts to have the former Jasper County Care Facility, 5245 Liberty Avenue in Newton, demolished.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Pacesetters to host state solo competition

    The Newton Community School District, along with the Newton High School Pacesetters, will host the Iowa State Drill Team Solo Competition Friday and S ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • JCCC hosts creationism seminar

    The Jasper County Church of Christ will host a series of lectures about creationism and evolution at the Newton DMACC Campus, 600 N. Second Ave. W.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Pleasant View hosts supper Nov. 7

    The Pleasant View United Methodist Church will host a chicken and noodle supper with homemade pies from 3 to 7 p.m., Nov. 7, at the church, 8454 S. 28 ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • 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 ...
    NEW: Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • CMB's historic season continues after rout

    MAXWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter added another notch to its historic football season Wednesday night.
    NEW: Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • 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 ...
    NEW: Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • 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.
    NEW: Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Carroll Swank

    Carroll G. Swank, 80, died Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2014, at Newton Health Care Center in Newton.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Florence I. Koppin

    Florence I. (Adams) Koppin, 100, of Newton, died on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at the Villa Del Sol in Marshalltown. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:32 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
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kimberly I. Farris, 44, of Newton, is charged with possession of a control ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:52 am

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