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  • Ukrainian educational delegates getting to know Newton

    A group of Ukrainian educators arrived in Newton Friday, and since then the group has been learning how the local, state and federal education system ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Local businesses participate in the Healthiest State Initiative walk

    Employees from Skiff Medical Center, Hy-Vee and DMACC along with many other businesses, organizations and residents participated in Iowa’s Healthiest ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • NHS Hall of Fame inductees to be recognized

    The first inaugural class of the Newton High School Hall of Fame will be introduced at the Newton varsity football game against Pella at 7:30 p.m. Fri ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • U.S. Bank makes donation to Newton Main Street

    Newton Main Street received a $4,000 donation from the Newton branch of U.S. Bank Wednesday. When Main Street was forming, U.S. Bank committed to pled ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • DAR installs new members

    Barbara Lease and Ann Bell were recently installed as members of the Grinnell DAR Chapter. The next meeting of the Grinnell Chapter DAR will be at 9 a ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Newton vs. Newton

    Mark your calendars for Monday to help Newton compete in the inaugural Newton vs. Newton challenge with Newton, Kan. 
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Williams elected Senior Grand Warden of Masons in Iowa

    CEDAR RAPIDS  — Dennis E. “Toby” Williams, of Colfax, was elected as Senior Grand Warden by the Iowa Masons at their 170th Annual Meeting in Cedar Rap ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • DKG Zeta Chapter to meet Thursday

    Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will meet at United Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton Thursday.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Free community meal Sunday

    There will be a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1409 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton, just west of the YMCA. ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • League of Women Voters sponsoring two candidate forums

    The League of Women Voters of Jasper County is sponsoring two candidate forums.The first forum will ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Project IOWA looking for local participants

    One Des Moines man found success with a central Iowa career training program, and he is now encouraging citizens of Newton and Jasper County to give i ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Duane & Floppy Film Festival coming to Newton

    If you know what the biggest pencil in the world is ... or why the man put his car in the oven ... then you’ll want to be at the Capitol Theater in Ne ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:05 pm
  • Spirituality with a twist

    Starting in September, Pastor Meghan Davis of the First Presbyterian Church began offering Christian Yoga classes five times a week at the church. Dav ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Attendance numbers up for library programs

    Attendance is growing for programs offered at the Newton Public Library.“We doubled the number of pr ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Sacred Heart hosts annual rummage sale

    Sacred Heart will host its annual McCann Flea Market and Craft Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at McCann Center,
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 8:09 am
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