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  • IDOT Training Center likely to land in Jasper County

    The prospect of the Iowa Traffic Incident Management Training Center coming to Jasper County was discussed in detail during the Tuesday Jasper County ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Teachers recognized for excellence at NCSD board meeting

    Six Newton teachers who received Excellence in Education Awards from the Newton Community Education Foundation were recognized at Monday night’s schoo ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Trial date set for child endangerment, sex abuse case

    A Newton man charged with second-degree sexual abuse and child endangerment nearly two years ago will appear in court this month for a jury trial.
    March 1, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Jasper County to roll out historical records at your fingertips

    The Jasper County recorder and auditor are hosting an open house for “Historical Records at Your Fingertips” from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper C ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Our Savior Lutheran pastor to hold farewell service

    Our Savior Lutheran Church will hold a farewell service Sunday for its longtime pastor, John Moore, who has served at the church for 15 years.
    March 1, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Prairie City soldier earns infantry patch

    CAMP DODGE — Pvt.2 Connor W. Brey, of Prairie City, was part of more than 35 Iowa Army National Guard Soldiers recently recognized during a patching c ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • NHS Drama to put on magical production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

    Two things are abundantly clear about the students in Newton High School Drama — they are passionate about what they do, and they consider each other ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • City approves $27M budget

    The Newton City Council approved a $27 million city budget on Monday. The budget encompasses general government, special revenue, TIF district, debut ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Principals discuss professional development, state standards

    Newton Community School District’s principals discussed professional development at Monday night’s school board meeting. Much of the discussion involv ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Sex offender faces new sex abuse charge

    A Grinnell man and sex offender is facing charges of third-degree sexual abuse after the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office was contacted about alleged ab ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Newton Fest 2017 to add carnival, much more

    Newton Fest is going to be bigger and better in 2017 with the addition of Joe’s Old Fashion Carnival. The carnival will open on Thursday night and be ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Newton man arrested for vehicular homicide

    A Newton man wanted for vehicular homicide turned himself in Monday following a warrant for his arrest.
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • IDOT eyes Newton for statewide training center

    The Iowa Department of Transportation will pitch a proposal Tuesday to the Jasper County Board of Supervisors to invest in a statewide traffic inciden ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Jazz bands, choirs entertain Newton with Night of Jazz

    Berg Middle School and Newton High School jazz bands and choirs came together Friday for a Night of Jazz at the NHS Center for Performance.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • ACLU defends speech of NHS student, demands action from school district

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa is representing a Newton High School student, following an incident in which the student was asked to wash ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:22 am