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  • Atmosphere Vapors brings E-cig shop downtown

    An E-cig can be a healthy alternative for tobacco users — that’s why Atmosphere Vapors opened its doors on the square last week.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Good News Newton

    Berg Middle School receives a $500 grant from Halvorson Trane. The school is one-of-three winners for the STEM energy conservation grant with middle s ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Cheer for Sale

    Organizers of the NHS Vendor/Craft Fair Newton High School fundraiser said the NHS cheerleading program had a solid turnout. The fundraiser was held 1 ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Hanson Directories sold to Chicago firm

    Bill Hanson, the owner and CEO of Hanson Directories and son of Lloyd Hanson, the company’s founder, has sold the telephone directory publisher to a C ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Git-N-Go takes over Kum & Go location

    A recent transaction means the end of one convenience store chain’s presence in Newton, and the doubling of the stores in the city operated by another ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • City council to cover variety of topics Monday

    The Newton City Council has a full agenda set for its Monday meeting with action expected on several items. Park fees, the D&D Program, the Convention ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Cardinal Regiment peaks in performances

    With 125 members, the Newton High School Cardinal Regiment utilizes the talents of about 14.5 percent of the NHS overall enrollment, making it one of ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Club news

    Sunbonnet QuestersThe November meeting of Sunbonnet Questers met Nov. 10 at the home of LaVon Roth. ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Newton Community Education Foundation gifts $52K in grants to schools

    Newton Daily NewsThe Newton Community Educational Foundation has awarded grants totaling $40,000 to ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • LEGOs at the Library program, Knit Night set for Nov. 28

    LEGOs at the Library1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 28 — Kids in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to a ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Ideas abound for green space at DMACC-Maytag

    There are many ways DMACC could utilize the $8 million worth of buildings and property it recently acquired from its donation of the former Maytag Cor ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Future of city parks office still under discussion

    The topic of what to do with the caretaker’s house at Maytag Park was once again discussed by the Newton Park Board Wednesday.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Armed robbery suspect remains at-large

    An armed robbery suspect remains at-large after an early Wednesday morning incident at New Star convenience store in Newton.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Accumulation now guideline for snow ordinance plowing

    A new parking snow removal ordinance will go into effect following the first substantial snow fall this season.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Photo: Decking the halls

    County crews scaled the Jasper County Courthouse on Wednesday to hang Christmas lights and decorations in preparation for the annual Courthouse Lighti ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:57 am