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  • Debate takeaways: Without Trump, spotlight on Cruz, Rubio

    DES MOINES (AP) — It was clear, even before it started, that Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate would be dramatically different.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • Council to consider South Second Avenue reconstruction

    The South Second Avenue reconstruction project is one that is about 30 years in the making. The Newt ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Clinton draws more than capacity crowd to Berg

    There were more people who came to see Hillary Clinton at the Berg School Complex on Thursday afternoon than there were people admitted to the event.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Newton Chamber of Commerce celebrates 118 years

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen announced the state of the city is strong at the 118th Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday. The ci ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • What is the Heartland AEA?

    What does the Heartland Area Education Agency do?After reading over a brochure or the website of the ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Baxter school board discusses CMB sharing

    BAXTER — In the first regular meeting of 2016, the Baxter school board discussed the CMB sharing agreement and examined the advantages and disadvantag ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Talented and gifted students learn STEM concepts firsthand

    Educators are always looking for new ways to involve families in student activities.The Newton Talen ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Debate takeaways: Without Trump, spotlight on Cruz, Rubio

    DES MOINES (AP) — It was clear, even before it started, that Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate would be dramatically different.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 3:27 am
  • Knights of Columbus to host Free Throw Championship

    All boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the local competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The competition ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Girl Scout Cookies can be ordered on app

    The Girl Scout Cookie Program is back for another exciting year and is once again taking the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Program online, as they use web- ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at noon and 7 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Day care provider pleads guilty in toddler’s death

    PELLA — A day care provider is scheduled to be sentenced in April for her role in the death of a 17-month-old child.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Iowan gets 15 years for manslaughter in man’s death

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport man has been given up to 15 years in prison for the shooting death of an Illinois resident.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Branstad, Iowa House leaders differ on impact of tax bill

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad and House Republican leaders have different views on the impact of a tax bill making its way through the Iowa Legisla ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Search warrants executed at Iowa boarding school

    KEOKUK — Two search warrants have been executed at a southeast Iowa boarding school in response to an alleged sexual abuse investigation. The Iowa Div ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:26 am