• Longtime resident, local artist collaborate to create Newton-inspired coloring book

    A longtime resident and a local artist recently produced a coloring book intended to encourage the Newton community to learn about and preserve the to ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Lynnville-Sully High School, Middle School rank No. 1 in Iowa

    The Iowa Department of Education released the 2016 Iowa School Report Card last week, and the Lynnville-Sully Community School District received high ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:20 pm
  • City administrator search narrowed to four

    The field has been narrowed down to four in the search for a new city administrator for the city of Newton.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • NCSD Board to review Berg construction, discuss Iowa School Report Card

    The Newton Community School Board’s regular meeting is scheduled for Monday evening at the EJH Beard Administration Center.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Professional home organization at the Newton Public Library

    Want to de-clutter but don’t know where to start? Join professional organizer and author of the “Organized Housewife” blog, Jaime Price at 6 p.m. Mond ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Winter brings increased risk of CO poisoning

    DES MOINES — Known as the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide, a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas, can poison people and pets when carbon-based fuels a ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Home organization, online security programs on tap at the library

    Organization Start to Finish with Jaime Price6 p.m. Monday — Want to de-clutter but don’t know where ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Allen rules out 2018 bid for governor

    As Gov. Terry Branstad prepares for Senate confirmation to become the U.S. Ambassador to China, and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds is poised to be named Iowa’s ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • $100,000 in stolen motorcycles and parts recovered

    More than $100,000 in previously reported stolen motorcycles and parts were discovered Tuesday during a search of a Colfax man’s storage location.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Community marketing board holds first meeting

    Four members of the newly formed Newton Community Marketing Board met for the first time on Wednesday with thoughts, ideas and opinions flowing freely ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Newton Fire Department issues consumer alert

    The Newton Fire Department warning residents about a company that is falsely claiming to raise money for the fire department.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Towns along Chichaqua trail announce 30-year anniversary events

    MINGO — On the patio during summer bike nights at Greencastle Tavern in Mingo, there are typically two types of bikers — riders in leathers, denim and ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Parks board to make funding for fireworks a priority

    Fundraising for the Fourth of July fireworks display was the main topic of discussion at the park board meeting on Wednesday. More than $4,000 still n ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • RSVP’s MLK Day of Service rescheduled

    Newton Daily NewsVolunteers with RSVP of Jasper County (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) will be ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Local leaders push to protect drug-endangered children

    Imagine a parent shooting up heroin in front of their child. It is a frightening image. When a parent faces such an allegation in Iowa, it is not asse ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:16 am