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  • Colfax couple arrested after 13-year-old son found driving vehicle

    Marijuana was found in a vehicle being driven by a 13-year-old resulting in child endangerment and other charges for a Colfax couple.
    May 26, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Rollover with child leads to OWI, endangerment charges

    A rollover accident involving a child resulted in a Runnells man's arrest for child endangerment and other charges.
    May 26, 2016 - 1:27 pm
  • A year in Newton: OPEN student wraps up year with host families

    Imagine if you had grown up in eastern Europe, were new to the United States, and one of your first stops was the Iowa State Fair.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Community Citizen Award

    Kellogg Lions Club 2016 Community Citizen Award was given to Stan Heidemann, center, at a recent meeting by Mary Ann Van Maaren, right, and Art Cooper ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • Citizens feeling safer in Newton, survey reveals

    Results from the 2016 Community Attitude Survey show citizens find Newton a safer community than two years ago. More than 600 citizens participated in ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • The Farmer’s Wife wins Newton Main Street’s Open 4 Business contest

    The Farmer’s Wife has won Newton Main Street’s 2016 Open 4 Business contest, Newton Main Street announced Wednesday.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Vernon names SanMar as Supplier of the Year

    The Vernon Company recently recognized SanMar with the 2015 Supplier of the Year Award during the company’s annual National Sales Meeting held April 1 ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • City offices closed Memorial Day

    All City offices will be closed Monday in observation of Memorial Day. Westwood Golf Course will be open regular business hours.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • NPD to host Coffee with a Cop June 3

    Officers from Newton Police Department will come together with community members June 3 in an informal setting to discuss issues, build relationships ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Trash pick up in Prairie City

    Trash and yard waste scheduled for Monday in Prairie City will be picked up June 3. ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Public Library Board will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Board Room of the library, 100 N. Third Ave. W.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Parkersburg reflects on destructive 2008 tornado

    PARKERSBURG (AP) — It’s been eight years since a massive tornado destroyed nearly 300 homes and killed nine people in the northern Iowa city of Parker ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Wind knocks over rail cars, topples trees

    DENISON — Winds gusting to 87 mph have knocked over train cars and toppled trees in western Iowa. Authorities say no injuries were reported from the s ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Franklin County officials talk to company about hog plant

    HAMPTON — Franklin County officials have talked to a North Carolina-based company about locating a pork plant in the northern Iowa county. Karen Mitch ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Man arrested in fatal assault on Des Moines bicyclist

    DES MOINES — Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection to the death of a Des Moines man who was assaulted while riding his bike. The Des M ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:38 am