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  • NASCAR Xfinity Series Hauler Parade is Thursday

    The annual NASCAR Xfinity Series Hauler parade has become a fan-favorite tradition to kickoff the final race weekend for Iowa Speedway each season. Th ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Progress made in clock tower restoration

    Efforts to restore the clock tower in the Jasper County Courthouse took a step forward with a $44,500 grant awarded to the project by the State Histor ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Salvation Army welcomes new leadership

    The Jasper County Salvation Army will see new leadership following a change in officers’ appointments last month.
    July 26, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Blessing box helps those in need

    When Meredith and Jim Tracy first started the blessing box, they wanted to provide another option for needy residents. After Meredith Tracy read in th ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • ‘Hands-On’ event features NASCAR’s Joey Gase at NFD

    Iowa Donor Network and Newton Fire Department are teaming up to promote organ donation with a “hands-on” event on Thursday. Gase, a Cedar Rapids nativ ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Skiff’s emergency department receives top award

    Skiff Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by the Women’s Choice Awards. The award recognizes excellence i ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Blue Ribbon Foundation releases history book

    Local author and historian Bill Friedricks, along with Peter Cownie and the Blue Ribbon Foundation, has brought the community a telling book capturing ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Fundraiser for Paws ‘n A Blanket Thursday

    Local nonprofit, Paws ‘n A Blanket, will be having a fundraiser, partnering with the local Newton Pizza Ranch.
    July 26, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Bergman interns at U.S. Embassy in London

    Sydney Bergman of Newton, was selected to participate in a summer study placement with the Embassy of the United States of America in London through t ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Getting wild at the library

    Squeeze the corn snake gets some love during the Blank Park Zoo’s visit to the Newton Public Library Tuesday.
    July 26, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Prosecutor: Police shooting of North English man justified

    NORTH ENGLISH — A prosecutor has declined to charge a southeastern Iowa police officer in the shooting death last month of a North English man.
    July 26, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Former baseball player wants to challenge US Rep. King

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — A former baseball player intends to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King in Iowa’s 4th District.
    July 26, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Investigator: Driver part of larger human-smuggling scheme

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is part o ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Official says Iowa’s largest public pension fund is ‘sound’

    DES MOINES (AP) — The head of Iowa’s largest public pension system says the trust fund that pays out retirement benefits is “sound,” but at least one ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Immanuel Baptist announces special schedule

    Immanuel Baptist church of Newton will be following a special schedule for services on Sunday. The church wanted the community to be aware that the re ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:08 am