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  • Project AWAKE Annual Plant Sale starts Friday

    Put on your green thumb and head to the Project AWAKE Annual Plant Sale Friday and Saturday inside the Krumm Center at the Newton Arboretum, 3000 N. F ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Newton school board approves new 2015-16 calendar

    At its April 27 regular meeting, the Newton Community School District had lengthy discussions on a number of issues. One of those issues was the schoo ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Walk of Life

    Jennifer Bowen, executive director of Iowa Right to Life, was among the speakers at the Newton Christian Reformed Church on Saturday at the conclusion ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Local business professionals honored for excellence

    Three local business professionals have recently received awards in the respective fields. Real Estate Agent Kathy Macy, Attorney Randal Caldwell and ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Wildflowers in the forest

    Jasper County Conservation held its wildflower walk Saturday, giving visitors a view and some background on plants blooming on its land just east of N ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Newton woman arrested after chase

    A 22-year-old Newton woman was arrested Thursday night after a brief chase through the east side of the city.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Skiff Medical Center honors Lolwing with DAISY Award

    Shelly Lolwing, registered nurse at Skiff Medical Center, was recognized for her graciousness and care during the organization’s second 2015 DAISY awa ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Skiff Medical Center earns national respiratory care recognition

    Skiff Medical Center has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make infor ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Events

    • Celebrate Recovery women’s study will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Newton woman arrested after chase

    A 22-year-old Newton woman was arrested Thursday night after a brief chase through the east side of the city.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Cardinal Lanes closing

    Cardinal Lanes closes its doors May 15.It is not what Jeff and Bev Van Blair wanted. It’s not what a ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Stadium plans to go before school board again

    For the second time in eight days, the Newton Community School District is scheduled to discuss plans for H.A. Lynn Stadium.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Benson in the correct ‘column’ to win competition

    English is a tricky language with some wacky rules.Grace Benson remembered one rule in a way that he ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Open house provides special education parents with options

    “What if … ?” Those are the two words that began many family member’s questions at a recent open house for special education students. “Let’s Talk Tra ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • NHS Senior Awards Assembly set for May 8

    Newton High School will host its annual Senior Awards Assembly at 11:30 a.m. May 8 in the Center for Performance at Newton Senior High School.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:07 am
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