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  • Shop Small promotion back for second year

    Back for a second year, Newton Main Street’s Shop Small event once again plans to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Sleigh Bells Ring

    COLFAX — Rebecca Carter loves to create. The last several weeks the Colfax floral designer has been ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Americans abroad celebrate holidays by tweaking tradition

    In our global world, you can easily buy a Thanksgiving turkey for roasting in Dubai or Beijing or Tokyo. You can shop for Christmas trees in Bangkok, ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • 'A giving community'

    Students at Newton Senior High School have been working hard to raise money and non-perishables for The Salvation Army. Students taking a business man ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • St. Nick’s Christmas Club brings holiday cheer to Jasper County for 27 years

    Ask any member of St. Nick’s Christmas Club if they believe in Santa Claus and they will answer “Yes, Jasper County, there is a Santa Claus.” Their re ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • 'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus'

    The Newton Community Theatre will host a holiday performance of “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus” By Andrew J. Fenady Dec. 4 to Dec. 12 at the t ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ launches national tour in Iowa

    It is not very often a critically acclaimed Broadway play opens its national tour in Des Moines. The anticipation for the upcoming launch of “The Brid ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • St. Stephen’s Episcopal to host service of thanks

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a traditional Thanksgiving hymns and communion service to celebrate the gifts received at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Newton Manufacturing buildings for sale

    The building that has been home to Newton Manufacturing since 1943 is for sale.Hilco Real Estate, LL ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Presbyterian Church to host One Voice Tuesday

    United Presbyterian Church will host the December One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newto ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • US religious leaders make forceful appeal to admit refugees

    In rare agreement across faith and ideological lines, leaders of major American religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, cont ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Sacred Heart to host Year of Mercy celebration

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host Deanery Wide Celebration Inaugurating the Year of Mercy at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the church, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Kellogg blood drive Dec. 8

    This holiday season, LifeServe Blood Center is offering blood donors a unique opportunity to help save lives and bring joy to children at local hospit ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Iowa DNR shotgun deer season licenses now available

    Hunters planning to participate in Iowa’s shotgun deer season are encouraged to purchase their licenses ahead of time to avoid long lines at the retai ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Thanksgiving Eve Meal will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Newton Church of The Way in Newton. The community is invited to attend the meal and service. ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:32 am