• Longtime resident, local artist collaborate to create Newton-inspired coloring book

    A longtime resident and a local artist recently produced a coloring book intended to encourage the Newton community to learn about and preserve the to ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Lynnville-Sully High School, Middle School rank No. 1 in Iowa

    The Iowa Department of Education released the 2016 Iowa School Report Card last week, and the Lynnville-Sully Community School District received high ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:20 pm
  • City administrator search narrowed to four

    The field has been narrowed down to four in the search for a new city administrator for the city of Newton.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • NCSD Board to review Berg construction, discuss Iowa School Report Card

    The Newton Community School Board’s regular meeting is scheduled for Monday evening at the EJH Beard Administration Center.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Funding problems could delay Iowa education plans

    DES MOINES (AP) — Two education initiatives created to improve Iowa schools could be at risk of delay or even scuttled due to budget shortfalls.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • DeVos pledges not to undo public education, pushes choice

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing, education secretary pick Betsy DeVos pledged that she would not seek to dismantle p ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Professional home organization at the Newton Public Library

    Want to de-clutter but don’t know where to start? Join professional organizer and author of the “Organized Housewife” blog, Jaime Price at 6 p.m. Mond ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Winter brings increased risk of CO poisoning

    DES MOINES — Known as the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide, a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas, can poison people and pets when carbon-based fuels a ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Home organization, online security programs on tap at the library

    Organization Start to Finish with Jaime Price6 p.m. Monday — Want to de-clutter but don’t know where ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Search resumes for girl missing in river

    DENISON — Authorities have resumed a search for a girl missing since the vehicle she was in plunged into the Boyer River in western Iowa. The accident ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • The Associated Press: 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Man charged in death of woman killed by cannon

    MANCHESTER — An eastern Iowa man has been charged in the death of a woman who died after being injured by a homemade cannon.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Volunteers raise, work to illuminate crosses

    NEOLA — After successfully creating a trio of crosses along Interstate 80 back in June, the Neola Lions Club chapter is now planning to illuminate the ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Dairy to pay $160K in settling water pollution lawsuit

    SIOUX CITY — A northwest Iowa dairy has settled a federal lawsuit and promises action to prevent future manure discharges into nearby streams.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Lawmaker seeks to end machine gun ban

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s ban on owning vintage machine guns would be ended under legislation introduced by a lawmaker and supported by a firearms group. Se ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am