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  • Newton pair pleads guilty to neglect

    A Newton couple charged after a 1-year-old child in their care tested positive for methamphetamine will be sentenced on neglect charges in April.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Stacy’s Sweetstuff celebrates one year anniversary

    Time flies when you’re having fun. That is how Stacy Grams, owner at Stacy’s Sweetstuff, feels about her first year in business at her bakery which is ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Newton Daily News wins numerous state awards

    DES MOINES — The Newton Daily News, Jasper County Tribune and Prairie City News were honored Friday with numerous awards from the Iowa Newspaper Assoc ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • NCSD to house multiple departments in centerpiece facility

    Where parents once made decisions about fresh produce, they will soon be able to hear decisions made about the future of the Newton Community School D ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Iowa Sculpture Festival receives donation

    Pictured is Tricia Maher, branch manager of U.S. Bank presenting a U.S. Bank Foundation Grant of $1,000 to Linda Klepinger of the Iowa Sculpture Festi ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Denim and Diamonds: Newton Pacesetter Winter Show

    The annual Pacesetter Winter Show took place Saturday evening at Newton High School. The theme of this year's show was Denim and Diamonds.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Newton chamber director resigns

    The executive director of the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce has resigned.Craig Light, who ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Museum to host Brown Bag Lunch Wednesday

    The topic for Brown Bag Lunch and Learn at noon Wednesday at the Jasper County Historical Museum will be “Newton’s First and Worst Cyclone.” The torna ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W., in Newton.• A ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Early morning fire destroys Mingo home

    A fire destroyed a Mingo home early Saturday morning. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office received t ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Hundreds take home skills, more from Literacy Night

    If the enthusiasm level at a recent event at Berg Elementary School translates into total books read, it almost seems like students there could read a ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Policy readings, committee reports slated for NCSD

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education will have a few items on Monday’s regular meeting agenda that were bumped from the Jan. 25 mee ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • ‘Blue Roof’ blues concert series starts Monday

    If you want to find live music in Newton on the next four Monday nights, just look for the blues.Beg ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Noon Kiwanis honors January students

    Newton Noon Kiwanis recently honored the Newton Senior High School January Students of the Month. Pictured are Jake Bennett and Sara Cook along with P ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Plea expected in child endangerment case

    A Newton mother who was charged after her 1-year-old son tested positive for methamphetamine is expected to enter a plea on Monday.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:47 am