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  • City of Newton offices closed for holiday

    The City of Newton offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday.This includes City Hall, WaterWorks ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • NHS parent- teacher conferences, mid-term reports

    Parent-Teacher conferences for the high school are scheduled from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Mid-term p ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:29 am
  • UWJC to help Santa deliver mail for Christmas

    The United Way of Jasper County is putting a little magic back into the holidays with Letters from Santa Claus fundraiser.
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:39 am
  • Santa for Seniors gift program returns to Medicap Pharmacy

    As the season of giving has commenced, Medicap Pharmacy hopes the community will show love to a generation that is sometimes overlooked. The Santa for ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:38 am
  • Nebraska, Iowa students raise awareness of veteran suicide

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Student veterans from Nebraska and Iowa have joined together in a nine-day march to raise awareness of veteran suicide ahead of a f ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • City moves forward with massage therapy ordinance

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — City officials in western Iowa are moving forward with an ordinance that would require massage therapy businesses to obtain a licens ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Former lawmaker to help Senate GOP office over harassment

    DES MOINES (AP) — A former Republican state senator will be brought in as an adviser to help the GOP-controlled chamber improve its workplace culture ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Cupples, Brock clash on future on annex building

    Conflicting opinions were on display regarding the future of the Jasper County Annex building at Tuesday’s board of supervisors meeting.
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Five more people plead guilty to relative-in-jail phone scam

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — Authorities say five more people from the Dubuque area have pleaded guilty to participation in a phone call scam.
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Iowa truck driver training program offers grant to veterans

    WATERLOO (AP) — With driver shortages across the country, training to become a trucker can be a good bet for employment.
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:26 am
  • City OKs compliance standards set for Newton Municipal Airport

    The Newton Municipal Airport — Earl Johnson Field has established a set of minimum standards to help regulate both air travel and the airport in Newto ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:29 am
  • Successful Operation Christmas Child at Newburg Chester Church

    The Newburg Chester Church reports delivering a record 343 filled shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, Samaritan’s Purse mission project.
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:26 am
  • Amenities added at Newton Interstate 80 exit

    Two sets of tables and benches along with a pet waste receptacle are now available for roadside stoppers and trail goers at the I-80 exit 164 intercha ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Bleeker looking to expand miniature pig requirements

    Joy the miniature pig has become a staple at the Capitol II Theatre in Newton but current city code prohibits her from getting a companion to join in ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Cards House of Apparel

    Clothing closets in the Newton Community School District, like the Cards House of Apparel at Newton High School, assist more than 100 students annuall ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 10:40 am