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  • Enrollment on the rise at NCSD

    When the Newton Community School Board meets Monday night they’ll kick off their meeting with a special work session to tour the construction progress ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • It’s a graveyard smash

    As she watches the dress rehearsals for the Newton High School’s fall play, Melinda Worthington is confident she’s got a graveyard smash on her hands. ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 12:21 pm
  • Newton man to be sentenced on car burglary charges

    A Newton man who pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and five counts of third-degree burglary of an unoccupied vehicle is set to be sentenced in J ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Candidate Q&A: Stonner for Ward 2 council seat

    This is one of nine candidate profiles to be featured before the upcoming Nov. 7 city election in Newton. Dean Stonner is running unopposed for the Wa ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Christian school hosting parenting seminar

    Newton Christian School will host a parenting seminar from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the school, 1710 N. 11th Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • McCann Flea Market and Craft Show

    The McCann Flea Market and Craft Show begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at the McCann Center, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Week in Review

    Armed robbery probe underway at nursing homeThe Newton Police Department is investigating an alleged ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • DECA at conference

    Newton High School students recently participated in a DECA Leadership Conference in Des Moines. DECA is a student organization that prepares emerging ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Christian Nurture Committee sponsoring special discussion

    The Christian Nurture Committee of First Presbyterian Church, is sponsoring a discussion for seniors between the ages of 65 and 110 titled, “What I’m ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • New digs

    PRAIRIE CITY — For the first time since construction and renovation began at PCM Middle School early this year, the PCM school board held its regular ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Pumpkin contest opens at the Newton library

    Pumpkin Decorating ContestEntries Accepted Oct. 19-21 — Turn a pumpkin or gourd into your favorite b ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Couple returns historic service station to former glory

    Born in the 1950s, Don Williams and his brother Steven remember when the building on Madison and Second streets was a Standard Service Station.
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • IDOT fix to deadly highway makes progress

    MINGO — Traveling on a one-mile stretch of Highway 330 between Highways 117 and F17 will get a little easier by the end of the month with the end of t ...
    Oct. 19, 2017 - 11:41 am
  • Reynolds pledges support for biofuels amid EPA concerns

    PELLA — Iowa’s Republican governor on Wednesday called on President Donald Trump and his administration to preserve a federal program mandating biofue ...
    Oct. 19, 2017 - 11:41 am
  • Heating outage at law enforcement center requires $53K solution

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved a $53,000 replacement of 10-year-old boilers at the Jasper County Law Enforcement Center at a special ...
    Oct. 19, 2017 - 11:43 am