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  • NPD officer acquitted of domestic abuse charge

    A Newton Police officer accused of physically assaulting his former fiancée has been acquitted of a domestic abuse charge.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Newton Main Street nets $75K grant

    DES MOINES — Newton Main Street received a $75,000 boost for the Hotel Maytag restoration project Monday. The Iowa Economic Development Authority awar ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Prairie City, Colfax projects awarded combined $128,000 in REAP grant funds

    Two high-profile recreational projects in Prairie City and Colfax have been awarded a combined $128,000 in Iowa Department of Natural Resources grant ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Lynnville Friends Church to host Jasper County Kids Against Hunger packaging event Nov. 4

    The Jasper County Kids Against Hunger program will have its next food packing event on Nov. 7. The event will again be spent packaging food to be sent ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Five century, one heritage farm from county are recognized

    Jerry Damman said bad years and good years on a farm tend to stand out.Damman, who is 85, talked abo ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • NCSD board to advertise three aging SUVs for sale

    It took only 47 minutes for the Newton Community School District board of education to get through Monday’s meeting — and part of that time was spent ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Trial begins for NPD officer charged with domestic assault

    A jury trial began Monday for a Newton Police officer accused of physically assaulting his fiancée.D ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Newton woman sentenced to probation for sex abuse

    A Newton woman is sentenced to two years of probation after receiving a 10-year suspended sentence on Monday for sexually abusing a teenage boy.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids natural ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Kelley reminds Jasper County residents to attend REAP assemblies

    State Rep. Dan Kelley (D-Newton) reminded residents of Jasper County that REAP Assemblies begin this fall.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Four to hospital in U.S. 65 crash

    The Newton Daily News has written about this intersection on many ocassions — most recently in the story linked here: http://bit.ly/1hc5Meo
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Swisher council votes to keep minimum wage at state level

    SWISHER — The Swisher City Council has taken its first step toward keeping its minimum wage at the state level. The council voted 3-1 on Monday night ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Pella CEO Pat Meyer stepping down, company says

    PELLA — Window manufacturer Pella Corp. has announced that its chief executive officer is stepping down.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Man sentenced in assault of Cedar Falls officer

    CEDAR FALLS — A Parkersburg man convicted of assaulting a Cedar Falls police officer has been sentenced to six months in jail. Zachary Lee Church, 28, ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Explosion, small fire does minor damage at Hunt Cleaners

    An explosion and a small fire at Hunt Cleaners in Newton on Friday caused little damage, and there were no injuries.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:55 am
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