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  • Branstad says security top concern for GOP voters

    DES MOINES — With just days to go until the Iowa caucuses, the state’s longtime Republican governor says that the federal government has failed to ass ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Newton High School Second Term A Honor Roll

    A-DGavin Aalbers, Chet Adams, Kari Adams, Annastacia Andersen, Madelyn Aubert, Elise Axtell, Jordan ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Inmate serving sentence for Newton murder dies in prison

    CORALVILLE — A man convicted in a Newton murder case has died in prison.Iowa Department of Correctio ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • School board president quits, saying he shoved student

    ROCKFORD — The president of a northern Iowa school board has quit, saying he shoved a student.Tim Tr ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Berg Middle School Second Term Eighth Grade Honor Roll

    A Honor RollDalton Altemeier, Madilynn Amos, Makatlyn Anderson, Kamryn Arguello, Anna Bebout, Lillia ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Newton High School Second Term B Honor Roll

    A-DJaden Adams, Madeline Allen, Morgan Allen, Trevor Annee, Samantha Annis, Dusti Antle, Ty Arguello ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Berg Middle School Second Term Seventh Grade Honor Roll

    A Honor Roll Jacob Aldrich, Alixandra Anderson, Cassie Austin, Dylann Beiner, Kaylee Best, Anthony ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Montana Mike’s hosting K-9 Smokey fundraiser

    Grab a friend and head to Montana Mike’s on Feb. 9 to support K-9 Smokey and meet Iowa Barnstormers coaches and players at the fundraising event.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • NHS to open ‘fish bowl’ for exercise during final games

    After a strong turnout and successful kick-off event, the Newton Wellness Coalition decided at its Wednesday meeting to continue the workout during th ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • No raises for Newton school administrators this year

    Among the many adjustments the Newton Community School District is making as its embarks on a series of major facilities changes will be salaries.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • UN health chief: Zika virus is 'spreading explosively'

    GENEVA (AP) — Declaring that the Zika virus is "spreading explosively," chief of the World Health Organization announced that it will hold an emergenc ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • DMACC celebration committee donates to NHS After Prom event

    The Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus 50th Celebration Committee has donated $500 to the Newton Senior High School After Prom Event. Thi ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Winter activities for burning calories

    Looking for a fun activity to try this winter? These top outdoor activities are good for burning calories:
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be at 4:45 p.m. Thursday at Berg Middle School in Newton. Doors ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Hector D. Bonilla, 32, of Newton, is charged with third-degree harassment ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:05 am