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  • First Presbyterian to host local musicians

    “88 Keys and a Silver Flute” is the theme of the next Sundays at Four concert at First Presbyterian Church.
    June 8, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Free community meal Saturday in Newton

    Community Meal will be from 5 to 7 p.m. June 10 at Newton Church of The Way, 2306 S. Third Ave. W. in Newton. Hot dogs and chili dogs will be served i ...
    June 8, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • June is Great Outdoors month

    Iowa’s 2017 summer recreation season got off to a great start with a beautiful Memorial Day weekend and there are plenty more summer days ahead to enj ...
    June 8, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Battling fiddles to deli delights: YPJC kicks off Newton Fest with a bang

    DSM Dueling Fiddles musicians Genevičve Salamone and Hanna Wolle battle to the theme of Game of Thrones Wednesday at the Newton Fest Kick-Off Party at ...
    June 8, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Mental Health in Jasper County: Still in Crisis

    More than a year after mental health was determined to be the number one health concern in Jasper County a myriad of challenges still exist but effort ...
    June 7, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • NASCAR drivers train with state law enforcement at Iowa Speedway

    NASCAR drivers Ben Kennedy and Johnny Sauter got a taste of what it’s like to be a law enforcement officer Tuesday morning at Iowa Speedway.
    June 7, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Farmers’ market kicks off on town square

    The first Newton Farmers' Market of the season drew in more than 100 people to the town's square Tuesday evening. The farmers' market also drew in loc ...
    June 7, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Ariel visits Newton library

    Princess Ariel drew in more than 30 parents and children to the Newton Public Library Tuesday night. Newton youngsters signed up to attend the song ti ...
    June 7, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Senators visit Mitchellville prison, evaluate impact of funding cuts

    Two state senators visited the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville on June 1.Wh ...
    June 7, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Illustrations of new Berg Middle School reveal modern design

    FRK Architects and Engineers provided the Newton Community School District with drawings that give a basic idea of what the new Berg Middle School wil ...
    June 7, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Majors of Jasper County Salvation Army to bid farewell

    After five years of serving as majors of the Jasper County Salvation Army, Majors Mikey and Jeff Carter will bid farewell to their positions but will ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Iowa pushes clean energy forward, despite U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement

    President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement was a symbolic one. The agreement is voluntary and has no mandates or f ...
    June 6, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • City looking to increase sanitary sewer rates by 5 percent

    A 5 percent sanitary sewer rate increase is in the works for the citizens of Newton in August. City ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Codes changes approved for Memorial Park Cemetery

    Several procedural changes and the acceptance of perpetual care funds were made concerning Newton Memorial Park Cemetery. City council adopted an upda ...
    June 6, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Downtown mural restoration underway

    Restoration work is underway on four downtown murals. Three University of Iowa students started work last week and are already making strides on their ...
    June 6, 2017 - 11:25 am