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  • Hauler Parade

    A slew of NASCAR Haulers made their way through Newton on Thursday. Families and individuals lined the streets to welcome the crews, who were in town ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • 'Family first' for NHS marching band

    There a number of traits that Jim Beerends wants to instill into his students this year, but none perhaps more important than family.
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Dueling piano show fun for all ages

    Dueling Pianos of Andy Anderson and Mike Leeds returned to the Fred Maytag Bowl Thursday night for an outdoor performance. Children were called to the ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Painting improvements made by SSMID

    Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement District and Newton Main Street volunteers worked Wednesday evening to repaint the benches around the square.
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Iowa Speedway to unveil innovative social media element during NASCAR Nationwide Series weekend

    Iowa Speedway will debut a special 6.5-feet-by-28-feet social media visualization element for fans Friday — the first of its kind in motorsports and p ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Law enforcement expecting heavy crowds for race weekend

    Law enforcement and Iowa Speedway officials are preparing for the upcoming race weekend and are asking Iowans and visiting race fans to do the same. R ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Red Rock North Tailwater area to be closed during construction of hydroelectric plant

    The North Tailwater area near the Red Rock Dam will be closed to the public beginning Aug. 4 to enable construction of hydroelectric facilities at the ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • JCHSP to meet

    The Jasper County Human Service Providers will meet from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Salvation Army.
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Recreation areas reopen at Red Rock

    Several recreation areas at Lake Red Rock have reopened, including the Whitebreast Beach, South Overlook boat ramp and the Volksweg Trail adjacent to ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • PEO to meet Tuesday

    Chapter AO PEO will meet Tuesday at the Newton Public Library meeting room.Refreshments will be serv ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Dog park closed next week

    The Newton Dog Park will be closed starting Monday and will remain closed much of the week.During th ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Hanson Directory Service wins Gold Book Award

    Hanson Directory Service was honored with a Gold Book Award at the Association of Directory Publishers’ 2014 Annual Convention and Partners Trade Show ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Snook reunion on Saturday

    The Snook reunion is set for Sunday at Sugar Grove Gathering Place with a potluck picnic dinner beginning at noon.
    July 1, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fair queen pageant coordinator says ‘fairwell’ to event

    Meeting with the Jasper County Fair Board, helping contestants into their formal wear, finding convertibles for parades and the list goes on. These an ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Golden Scholar

    John Miller was the recipient of $500 scholarship from Newton’s Golden K Kiwanis group. Miller was awarded the check on Tuesday and plans to use it ge ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:57 am
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