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  • Council outlines economic development priorities

    The Newton City Council took up several topics at a special workshop on Monday.Topics discussed by c ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Obama has GMO labeling bill on his desk

    Anytime both corn and soybean industry leaders are happy with all six members of Iowa’s Congressional delegation, there is a cause for celebration.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • NCSD board invests $85K in computers

    For the third consecutive year, the Newton Community School District will be purchasing computers. This year, however, the board is able to supply a s ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Hogs 4 Dogs donates bulletproof vest to NPD, K-9 Smokey

    Last February, Iowa Speedway President Jimmy Small presented a check to the Newton Police Department on behalf of Iowa Speedway Cares — the Speedway’s ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Trial date set in sex abuse case

    A trial date has been set for a Newton man accused of sexual abuse.Jerry E. Fults, 35, was charged w ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • Baxter school board tables CMB discussion

    BAXTER — Due to the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter varsity baseball team participating in its first ever state tournament game Monday, the Baxter School Board ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • ICGA members talk ag issues during trip Washington, D.C.

    Iowa Corn members as well as directors of the Iowa Corn Growers Association convened in a particularly quiet Washington, D.C. this week as part of the ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Drop in wholesale ethanol prices

    DES MOINES – The price of wholesale ethanol dropped $.13 this week, currently priced at $1.46 per gallon.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • The Des Moines Symphony to perform at the Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — For the first time in more than twenty years, the Des Moines Symphony will perform on opening night of the Iowa State Fair. The symphony’ ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Public Paddle to be held at Jacob Krumm

    Jasper County Conservation is hosting kayaking and canoeing event from noon to 3 p.m. July 29 at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Former Newton resident releases latest novel

    Newton Daily NewsThe fourth in a series and the sixth fantasy novel published by former Newton resid ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Prosecutor: Man’s shooting by Boone officers justified

    BOONE — The Boone County attorney says two officers were justified in shooting a man who was aiming what appeared to be a handgun at them. Authorities ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Substitute teacher accused in student sex case

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A former substitute teacher is accused of having sexual contact with a Cedar Rapids student.
    July 26, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Farmers’ Market will begin at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on the Courthouse Square in Newton. For more information, contact Graham Sullivan at the Newt ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Harold Vietor, longtime federal judge in Iowa, dies

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Harold Vietor, a highly respected state and federal judge in Iowa who served on the bench for five decades, has died.
    July 26, 2016 - 10:52 am