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  • NHS’s 141st graduating class gets diplomas

    If some of the Newton Community School District administrators and school board members looked a little unfamiliar with looking into the sun during Su ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Vernon University brings together account executive, supplier partners

    The Vernon Company hosted its annual national sales meeting, Vernon University, April 19-20, at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • More than 800 bikers Pedal the Prairie

    More than 800 bikers came out for the inaugural Pedal the Prairie Saturday. Bikers of all ages made the trek from Prairie City to the Neal Smith Natio ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • Book Trader/Tan America moving west

    After 15 years at its current location on North Second Avenue East, Book Trader/Tan America is moving. The book and tanning business isn’t moving far, ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Honoring Lion of the Year

    Kellogg Lions Club’s Lion of the Year Allen Ricks, center, is flanked by newly elected president Mary Ann VanMaaren and Tail Twister Art Cooper.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Iowa landowners challenge pipeline’s authority to seize land

    DES MOINES (AP) — Landowners have filed two lawsuits in northwest Iowa in an attempt to block construction of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Great Strides

    Jeff King poses with his granddaughter Abby as they prepared Friday for a barbecue fundraiser to support the Team Dana and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Ringgenberg hired as a vice president at Community Bank

    The Board of Directors of Community Bank, Indianola has announced the hiring of Kirk Ringgenberg as a vice president.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Iowa’s unemployment rate increases to 3.9 percent in April

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 3.9 percent in April from 3.8 percent in March.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Be Safe, Be Buckled: Seat belt compliance survey begins Monday

    For many, buckling up in a vehicle is second nature. However, in 2014, 9,385 people nationwide lost their lives as a result of not buckling their seat ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Spring fishing in full swing across Iowa

    Newton Daily NewsCrappies and bluegills are biting in small ponds and lakes across Iowa. Spring panf ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Woman died in apparent fall at park, authorities say

    CLINTON — Authorities say a 27-year-old woman has died in an apparent fall at Eagle Point Park in Clinton.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Zoo expecting rare baby eastern black rhino this fall

    DES MOINES — A zoo in Iowa is expecting a new and rare addition in the fall: an eastern black rhinoceros.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Four downtown businesses damaged by fire

    EAGLE GROVE — Four businesses in downtown Eagle Grove have been damaged by late afternoon fire. The fire was reported just before 6 p.m. Friday. Autho ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:09 am