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  • Kayla Corso named to Buena Vista University dean's list

    STORM LAKE — Kayla Corso, of Newton was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at Buena Vista University. Students named to the Dean’s Li ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Newton pair pleads guilty to neglect

    A Newton couple charged after a 1-year-old child in their care tested positive for methamphetamine will be sentenced on neglect charges in April.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Accomplice wanted in inmate escape

    A warrant has been issued for an accomplice in the Jan. 23 escape of an inmate at the Newton Correction Release Center.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Stacy’s Sweetstuff celebrates one year anniversary

    Time flies when you’re having fun. That is how Stacy Grams, owner at Stacy’s Sweetstuff, feels about her first year in business at her bakery which is ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Newton Daily News wins numerous state awards

    DES MOINES — The Newton Daily News, Jasper County Tribune and Prairie City News were honored Friday with numerous awards from the Iowa Newspaper Assoc ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • NCSD to house multiple departments in centerpiece facility

    Where parents once made decisions about fresh produce, they will soon be able to hear decisions made about the future of the Newton Community School D ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Iowa Sculpture Festival receives donation

    Pictured is Tricia Maher, branch manager of U.S. Bank presenting a U.S. Bank Foundation Grant of $1,000 to Linda Klepinger of the Iowa Sculpture Festi ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Denim and Diamonds: Newton Pacesetter Winter Show

    The annual Pacesetter Winter Show took place Saturday evening at Newton High School. The theme of this year's show was Denim and Diamonds.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Newton chamber director resigns

    The executive director of the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce has resigned.Craig Light, who ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Former retail stores being converted to storage businesses

    DAVENPORT (AP) — Another former big box retail store in Davenport has been converted into a self-service storage center.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • US stocks open lower; energy sector sinks along with oil

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its second sizable loss in a row.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions

    NEW YORK (AP) — As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world’s biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Museum to host Brown Bag Lunch Wednesday

    The topic for Brown Bag Lunch and Learn at noon Wednesday at the Jasper County Historical Museum will be “Newton’s First and Worst Cyclone.” The torna ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Man convicted of threatening judges sentenced to prison

    IOWA FALLS — An Iowa Falls man accused of threatening to cut the throats of judges in Eldora during a call to an office of the U.S. Department of Just ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W., in Newton.• A ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:08 am