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  • 65th Annual Marriage Reunion, 10th Annual Talent Competition at The Little Brown Church

    The 65th Annual Marriage Reunion at The Little Brown Church in the Vale will begin on Aug. 5 with the Pastor’s Reception hosted by the LBC Members & F ...
    July 25, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Office of Sen. Ernst accepting Fall 2017 internship applications

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The office of U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is seeking Iowa college students and recent graduates for internship opportunities i ...
    July 25, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Residents Relate: Ridiculous Races are really fun

    With an admonishment not to throw any elbows, Amanda Price sent her seven teams hunting through downtown Newton on Saturday for the Ridiculous Races. ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Mad Science brings imaginative learning to NPL

    The owner of Mad Science of Central Iowa brought a number of hands-on experiments to the Newton Public Library Friday as a part of the youth summer re ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Iowa native Brett Moffitt returns to teach kids about speed

    For Brett Moffitt, there really is no place like home. Moffit, a Grimes native and NASCAR Xfinity Series driver, was back in Iowa Thursday to meet wit ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Council looks to fill open seat by appointment

    The Newton City Council will look to fill the vacant council seat by appointment at its Aug. 7 meeting. The at-large seat was opened up with the resig ...
    July 24, 2017 - 4:18 pm
  • Bison Day at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    Take a step back in time at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge’s Annual Bison Day.All ages are welc ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Reasnor man arrested following alleged break-in, gunfire

    A Reasnor man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly broke into his family’s home in rural Jasper County and fired a handgun inside a bedroom.
    July 24, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Resurfacing project continues on First Avenue

    The resurfacing project on First Avenue is set to continue through Tuesday, the city announced. The project extends from the 400 block of First Avenue ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Citizens Police Academy

    The Newton Police Department’s 2017 Citizens Police Academy is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday, Sept. 19 through Nov. 14.
    July 24, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Youth Chorus Camp

    The Newton Public Library recently hosted a choir camp. Jane Johnson, assisted by Hanna Clark and Courtney Tabor, led the group. Pictured are the chil ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Man charged in taxi driver’s death held on $1M bond

    IOWA CITY — A parolee accused of shooting and killing an Iowa City taxi driver last month is being held on $1 million bond. The cash-only bond was set ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • RAGBRAI route taking riders to Algona after night in Spencer

    SPENCER — Riders on the Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa are headed to Algona on Monday.
    July 24, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Nebraska man stabbed to death in Sioux City, police say

    SIOUX CITY — Iowa authorities say a Nebraska man has been stabbed to death in Sioux City.The attack ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Iowa restaurants turn to technology to improve business

    DUBUQUE (AP) — With razor-thin profit margins, never-ending competition and ever-expanding overhead costs, tri-state restaurateurs are turning to tech ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:05 am