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  • IDOT eyes Newton for statewide training center

    The Iowa Department of Transportation will pitch a proposal Tuesday to the Jasper County Board of Supervisors to invest in a statewide traffic inciden ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Jazz bands, choirs entertain Newton with Night of Jazz

    Berg Middle School and Newton High School jazz bands and choirs came together Friday for a Night of Jazz at the NHS Center for Performance.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • ACLU defends speech of NHS student, demands action from school district

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa is representing a Newton High School student, following an incident in which the student was asked to wash ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • New Beginnings Chiropractic cuts ribbon on square Friday

    At New Beginnings Chiropractic, doctor Kalyn Borts vows to promote health and wellness through unique chiropractic care for families in the community.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • City addressing northeast Newton uncontrolled intersections

    Eight uncontrolled intersections in northeast Newton were approved for signage in an effort to complete the Safe Community Goal for the city. City cou ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Local students receive scholarship from Mercy College in Des Moines

    DES MOINES — The Mercy College Scholarship Selection Committee has announced students at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, who have has ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • NHS drama students entertain during character breakfast

    As the song “Tale as Old as Time” played inside of the gymnasium at Aurora Heights Elementary School Saturday morning, drama students from the high sc ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Cutest Couples announced

    ​Angela and Steph Langstraat, top, and Jamie and Joseph Wright tied with 56 votes each in Newton Daily News’ Cutest Couple contest. The online nominat ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Annual bridal fair draws area brides, vendors

    The annual bridal fair sponsored by the Newton Daily News, drew in more than 50 brides and their families Sunday afternoon as they talked with local v ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Jasper County Health Department celebrates year one

    A lot can change in one year and with the creation of the new Jasper County Health Department in February 2016, the statement has never been more true ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Taking a selfie may help preserve, save the prairie

    Photographs can be one of the most powerful forms of communication. As the old cliche goes, a photo is worth a thousand words.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • School board to discuss special education, vote on $10 million in bonds

    The Newton Community School Board of Education will conduct its regular meeting Monday evening at the EJH Beard Administration Center.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Area students names to Mercy College of Health Sciences honors lists

    DES MOINES — Jasper County native students were named to the honors lists for the fall 2016 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Newton native named to Hamline University dean’s list

    Leah Hunter was named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. She is majoring in theatre arts.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Students take advantage of Newton Career Discovery Day

    More than 150 local high school students participated in Newton DMACC’s Career Discovery Day on Thursday. The program offered students a peak into man ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:47 am