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A good, positive life

Jean Hicks seems to take life as it comes, and a saying with that idea in mind is one she thought might make good…

Tools of the trade

To some, he?s known as Mr. Johnson, to others, he?s Dad, and to many, he?s just called Evan. Whatever folks call him, the fact…

In Stitches

Charlotte Wolfe is surrounded by bolts of creativity at her quilt shop in downtown Newton. This creativity comes from within Wolfe herself and from…

Rhythm and Blues

Just by looking at April May Webb as she?s running groceries through the scanner at North Dillons in Newton, patrons can tell she?s happy…

All in the family

Business with the Stobbes is a family affair. This is evidenced by family photos in Vicki?s office and in the way her husband, children…

Creating the familiar and unfamiliar

It would be an understatement?to say rural?Newton artist Phil Epp?likes to paint clouds.?Examples of his artwork are?featured on signs throughout?Newton and on the?water tower…

On safari

When Ray Penner is not sitting behind a desk managing?a bank, he lives the life of an adventurer. He has a?passion for hunting, both…

Shredding Metal

Jared Pohl, a member of American Muscle, a garage band out of Newton, has a?sticker attached to one of his drums that says, ?I…