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  • George Burns tribute at Park Centre

    George Burns Alive Again and in Concert at Park Centre will be in Newton from 4 to 5:30 p.m. June 29 in the Garden Room. The event is free and open th ...
    June 23, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • Oskaloosa man arrested on drug charges

    An Oskaloosa man is accused of selling illegal drugs following a vehicle and home search by the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force Monday.
    June 23, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Extension organizes Newton Summer Day Camps

    To evade summertime boredom, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Office of Jasper County has compiled a variety of activities during Newt ...
    June 23, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Architectural firm hired for Hotel Maytag project

    To take advantage of potential State Historic Tax Credits for the Hotel Maytag project, Walker, Coen, Lorentzen Architects, Inc. were hired by the cit ...
    June 23, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • NewTrons rock at the Maytag Bowl

    The NewTrons fill the Maytag Bowl with their rock and blues inspired music during their inaugural performance on Thursday. The band performed as a par ...
    June 23, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • NCSD to consider bid for new softball field

    At next week’s regular meeting, the Newton Community School District Board will consider accepting a bid for the construction of a new softball field.
    June 23, 2017 - 11:32 am
  • Handmade-in-Iowa treats now available at Hy-Vee, Fareway in Newton

    Thelma’s handmade ice cream sandwiches will now be available at the Newton Hy-Vee and Fareway locations.
    June 23, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • IMPACT announces change in hours

    Effective July 1, there will be changes regarding IMPACT Community Action Partnership’s hours in Jasper County. Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ...
    June 23, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Students named to BVU’s dean’s list for two terms

    STORM LAKE — Area students were recently named to Buena Vista University’s dean’s list for terms three and four. Students named to the Dean’s List mus ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Students graduate from Dordt College

    SIOUX CENTER — Dordt College presented 355 students with diplomas at the 2017 commencement. Among the graduates were the following local students:
    June 23, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Local seniors graduate from Central College

    PELLA — Central College seniors graduated May 13, with 238 students participating in commencement. L ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • NPD: Save the fireworks for the driveway, not the highway July 1-4

    With fireworks now legal in Iowa there will be even more celebrating for the Fourth of July and the preceding weekend.
    June 23, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Insect Zoo coming to the Newton library next week

    Iowa State Insect Zoo10 a.m. to noon Tuesday — Join us for an open house from 10 a.m. to noon with t ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Iowa Supreme Court bans weapons in court-controlled areas statewide

    The Iowa Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday that bans weapons from all state courtrooms, court-controlled spaces and public areas occupied by the c ...
    June 22, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • Beckman Gallery to close after 26 years

    After 26 years of business on Newton’s town square, Beckman Gallery will be closing Saturday.Custom ...
    June 22, 2017 - 12:05 pm