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  • ‘From hatred to respect’

    Retired Capt. Jerry Yellin piloted the final combat mission of World War II and witnessed the atrocities of war.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Speak Out event recognizes sexual assault victims

    For two years a student, son and friend hid a personal story of a crime that happened to him by someone he trusted. Five years later, 20-year-old Seth ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Animal rescue league introduces scholarship program

    The Jasper County Animal Rescue League is serious about wanting the best for the pets in the community, that’s why the ARL has introduced a scholarshi ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Council looks to move several city projects forward at meeting

    Several city projects that have been in the works are on the agenda for the Newton City Council at its regular Monday meeting. Work at the airport rel ...
    April 28, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Sheriff's office checks on regisered sex offenders

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office checked up on all registered sex offenders in the county Wednesday, yielding one arrest and one wanted.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Music of the West African Kora comes to Newton

    Professional musician, Sean Gaskell, will give a performance and educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa.
    April 28, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • 2017 NPD online auction active

    The Newton Police Department will hold an online auction of 17 bicycles for the next five days. The auction website is
    April 28, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • NHS Battle of the Books teams finish first, fifth at state

    Newton High School's "The Alexandrians" were crowned state champions in the Iowa High School Battle of the Books in Marshalltown on Wednesday. The tea ...
    April 28, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Newton High School class of 1972 plans 45th reunion, fundraiser

    Newton Senior High School graduating class of 1972 is planning their 45th class reunion Saturday, June 3. The venue will be the VFW Hall at 315 First ...
    April 28, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Kellogg student recognized at Kirkwood

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College celebrated the top echelon of students involved in academic programs during its annual Outstanding Student R ...
    April 28, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • African Kora Concert, adult coloring events coming to NPL

    African Kora Concert6 p.m. Monday — Professional musician, Sean Gaskell, will give a performance and ...
    April 28, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Indian Hills team places in Iowa Dental Assistants Association competition

    OTTUMWA — Riley Van Gilst, an Indian Hills Community College student from Newton, was part of a team of IHCC students from the Dental Assisting progra ...
    April 28, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Brookwood celebrates 55 years in business

    Succeeding at any task for more than half a century is an accomplishment to boast about. Everett Wood and Brookwood Heating and Air Conditioning are c ...
    April 27, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Progress Industries to move into former KinderCare building

    The Progress Industries Foundation will be moving to a more central part of Newton following a purchase of the former KinderCare building located on N ...
    April 27, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • City OKs multi-year fireworks contract

    The Fourth of July fireworks display, along with the annual parade, are holiday staples in Newton. To continue the well received fireworks show, city ...
    April 27, 2017 - 11:13 am