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  • Kellogg man involved in Knoxville construction accident

    A Kellogg man helped rescue a colleague out of an ice-covered stream Friday morning at the Asa Marshall bridge along English Creek southwest of Knoxvi ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • NHS seniors can do 'externships' at area businesses

    Last spring, the Newton High School graduating class of 2015 was able to take an afternoon to do mock interviews with area employers at the Goodwill C ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Rally brings Bakken pipeline critics, proponents to state capitol

    DES MOINES — Kathy Holdefer entered the reception room of Gov. Terry Branstad’s office Thursday at the Iowa State Capitol to describe the beauty of th ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • A gentler approach

    The first few moments a mother has with her newborn child is a memory that lasts a lifetime. For some mothers who have cesarean sections, that experie ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Hit the Ice

    Lark Drake, left, and Skylar Burns, both of Prairie City, keep cool on the ice Saturday at the grand opening celebration of Prairie City's new ice ska ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • Breckenridge outpacing Kelley in fundraising

    The campaign committee to elect Wes Breckenridge, a Newton police lieutenant who announced his candidacy for the Iowa House District 29 Democratic nom ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • IISC program potential resource for beautifying Colfax corridor

    Jasper County’s seven Hometown Pride communities each submitted a handful of project proposals to the University of Iowa in an effort to partner with ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Judge Mott to speak at League of Women Voters meeting

    Judge Tom Mott will give a program on the process and history of amending the constitution and constitutional convention at the League of Women Voters ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • NCSD to address 2016-17 YMCA contract Monday

    The Newton Community School District board of education will have a variety of items to consider or act upon at Monday’s regular meeting, but none of ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • South Dakota State University announces dean’s list

    BROOKINGS, S.D. — Michaela Marie Jacobsen, of Newton, has been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence during the fall 2015 semester at South ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • RSVP offers free help during tax season

    Newton Daily NewsIt’s tax season, and the volunteers for the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Tax ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Chicken Noodle Supper will begin at 4 p.m. Friday at Cabin in Holmdahl Park in Kellogg. The Kellogg Lions Club is hosting the supper to help raise f ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Newton man sentenced for using hammer in attack

    A Newton man, initially charged with attempted murder after he assaulted a woman with a hammer and choked her in November has been sentenced.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Hoover to host book signing at Newton library

    Join us in the library meeting room at 6:30 p.m. Monday to meet with Dr. Tom Hoover and discuss his book. Hoover wrote “How We Made the Gyrafoam: The ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Peter wants youngsters to read ‘1,000 books’ by kindergarten

    There’s much more to learning to read besides making dinosaur “chomp” noises, but that certainly seems to be a fringe benefit of a new Newton Public L ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:13 am