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  • Market Cafe restaurant opens at Hy-Vee

    Along with your groceries, you can now have a full-service, sit-down meal at the Market Café, located in the northeast corner of the Newton ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Youth productions at NCT tonight

    The Newton Community Children’s Summer Theater will present three plays beginning at 6:30 p.m. tonight, including “Hairum Scarum” and “Twind ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Dr. Edwards receives patient safety award

    The Patient Advisory Council at Skiff Medical Center recently presented a patient safety award to Dr. Pat Edwards of Newton Clinic for going ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Rare Golf Shot

    NEWTON — On one of the hottest days of the summer, Ron Carson blazed a bit of history on Westwood Golf Course.The Newton native scored the r ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • MAT members capture national titles

    Six members of the Marshalltown Area Tumbling and Trampoline Team claimed national event championships at last month’s U.S.T.A. National Tra ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Report says Prairie Pothole region losing wetlands

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal officials and conservationists say a recent report detailing wetland losses in the five-state Prairie Pothole ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:31 am
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  • MAT members capture national titles

    Six members of the Marshalltown Area Tumbling and Trampoline Team claimed national event championships at last month’s U.S.T.A. National Trampoline an ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Report says Prairie Pothole region losing wetlands

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal officials and conservationists say a recent report detailing wetland losses in the five-state Prairie Pothole Region ove ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Hawk Ball

    FORT DODGE — “Yesterday is over and today is a new day. We were dealt these cards and we’re going to capitalize off the opportunities. The game plan d ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Shaking off stinger

    FORT DODGE — Lynnville-Sully is not doing what it wanted to do today. Today could have been a day of rest for the Hawks, but things changed Tuesday af ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • MLB Capsules

    Cubs 6, Padres 0CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs, and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven inn ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Lynnville-Sully loses state opener; plays Wednesday

    FORT DODGE — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks suffered their second loss of the 2014 season. It came at the wrong time.
    July 22, 2014 - 6:08 pm
  • Jaennette wins at Marshalltown Speedway

    MARSHALLTOWN — Newton’s Michael Jaennette captured his third win at Marshalltown Speedway Friday night. Jaennette had to stave off challenges by Donav ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Big 12 commissioner envisions big changes to college athletics

    DALLAS (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Iowa's Uthoff honored

    University of Iowa basketball player Jarrod Uthoff has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court for the 2013-14 seaso ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Cardinals end season in 4A substate opener

    ANKENY — Down by four runs and two gone in the fourth inning, Newton’s Jordan Travis connected for the Cardinals’ third hit of the game. The junior sa ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Pauline Daugherty

    Pauline D. Daugherty, 94, of Newton Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines, under the care of hospice.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Pauline Daugherty

    Pauline D. Daugherty, 94, of Newton died Wednesday morning, July 23, 2014, at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines, under the care of Hospice.  
    July 24, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Catheryne Koder

    Catheryne Koder, 94, of Prairie City died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Nelson Manor in Newton. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Jeff McGinley

    Jeff McGinley, 52, of Watertown, S.D., died July 16, 2014, due to diabetic complications. A memorial ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • John M. Kaput

    John M. Kaput, 96, of Conrad died Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Oakview Nursing Home in Conrad. A fu ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • James W. Bogue

    James W. Bogue, 84, of Kellogg died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A grav ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Marion L. Collins

    Marion L. Collins, 66, of Newton died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System Home in Des Moines.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • M. Joyce Lester

    M. Joyce Lester, 82, of Newton died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her home. Per her request she has been cremated and no services will be held. The Wall ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Joann W. (Lanser) Zylstra

    Joann W. (Lanser) Zylstra, 92 , formerly of Sully, died Wednesday at the St. Francis Manor in Grinnell.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Ruth Radke

    Ruth Radke, 95, of Alta passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center of Cherokee.
    July 17, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• John L. Britton, 48, of Newton was charged with public intoxication after ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• A 13-year-old Newton girl was charged with fifth-degree theft after author ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Larry D. Brents, 43, of Newton was cited with following too close after au ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Scott Allspach, 17, of Lambs Grove was arrested at 6:41 p.m. July 7 for vi ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Three 15-year-old Newton boys were charged with possession of marijuana an ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Kyle Chance, 30, of Newton was arrested at 5:50 p.m. June 27 on two Jasper ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Megan Beintema, 29, of Newton was charged with simple assault after author ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Chad E. Berry, 32, of Newton was charged with driving while license suspen ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Ryan E. Dearinger, 42, of Newton was charged with serious assault, interfe ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Aynn M. Coady, 23, of Newton was charged with driving while license suspen ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Pack a lunch the MyPlate way

    There are many benefits to taking a packed lunch to work or school. The possibilities are nearly endless, so you get to eat exactly what you want ever ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of “Downton Abbey” say Cupid’s arrow is not headed for their characters.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Add flavor and vegetables to your grilling

    Besides being fun, grilling is a great low fat way to cook. Everything from the entrée to dessert can be cooked on the grill. 
    July 21, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • July — National Ice Cream Month

    It’s summer time, and what better to eat during a hot day than ice cream? The national average consumption for Americans is four gallons of ice cream ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Making health insurance make sense

    Q: Now that I have health care coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, are there materials available for me and my family to understand ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Grill safely this Fourth of July

    Summer is officially here, and the Fourth of July holiday is upon us. Cooking outdoors can be a healthy summer activity shared with family and friends ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • 'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

    Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom “Designing Women” and appeared in numerous othe ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • King writes for new season of 'Under the Dome'

    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The fictional Maine town of Chester’s Mill is “Under the Dome” for a second season, and author Stephen King, on whose novel th ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • HBO film explores marriages from their start

    NEW YORK (AP) — As filmmaker Doug Block sat in a coffee shop talking about his “112 Weddings” documentary, a stranger interrupted him to talk — at gre ...
    June 26, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Summer is salad time

    Summer is officially here and that means fresh produce couldn’t be easier to find. Salads are the perfect way to enjoy a variety of vegetables and fru ...
    June 26, 2014 - 11:56 am

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