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  • Light agenda on tap for NCSD board

    Another light agenda has been released for a Newton Community School District Board of Education regular meeting.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • County Board of Health touts dental, injury prevention programs

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, a thousand toothbrushes should hopefully be worth at least a heightened awareness among Jasper County youth ab ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • TLC grant creates exciting opportunity to share data

    Many discussions were held over the last several years about a state-funded program and how it would impact the Newton Community School District.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Stability balls help Monroe third-graders concentrate in class

    MONROE — Students in Stephanie Berg’s third grade class at Monroe Elementary returned from gym Friday afternoon to “build bridges” from construction p ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Four downtown businesses to receive micro grants

    Four downtown businesses were approved Tuesday for micro grants through the Downtown Micro Grant program.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Local receives Morningside master’s degree

    SIOUX CITY — Morningside College presented degrees to 165 undergraduate and graduate students in August.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Dates set for September photo hikes at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) will host two Photo Hikes in September. These programs are free and open to the public.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Second Saturday Stewardship, volunteer opportunity

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is hosting the monthly Second Saturday Stewardship activity from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Volunteers will either b ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Online Application class offered at the Newton library

    Library Card Sign-Up MonthHelp us celebrate Library Card Sign-up month. Teens and adults are invited ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • Des Moines welcomes multiple Grammy winner, Bill Gaither and Gaither Vocal Band

    On Sept. 16 at the Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines, multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host a spectacular evening of music, laughter an ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Keep Iowa Beautiful announces photography contest

    DES MOINES — Maybe you have already taken a photo of your favorite place in Iowa. If you have not, grab your camera and take that shot and enter it in ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Newton JV team loses

    Newton High’s junior varsity football team’s offense moved 74 yards for a potential tying touchdown and extra point in the fourth quarter Thursday. Th ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • United Way kicks off 2016-17 campaign

    Before United Way of Jasper County Executive Director Jessica Lowe handed out donation collection materials at Wednesday’s annual campaign kickoff lun ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • NCSD selects legislative priorities

    A few days before the Iowa Assembly’s 2016 session began, the Newton Community School District Board of Education was briefed on K-12 topics that were ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Digging into the details

    Carolyn Lappin of Crisis Intervention Services listens to a student at her booth Wednesday at Newton DMACC. DMACC hosted an event called “Dig into DMA ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 11:05 am