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  • Council looks to fill open seat by appointment

    The Newton City Council will look to fill the vacant council seat by appointment at its Aug. 7 meeting. The at-large seat was opened up with the resig ...
    July 24, 2017 - 4:18 pm
  • Bison Day at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    Take a step back in time at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge’s Annual Bison Day.All ages are welc ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Reasnor man arrested following alleged break-in, gunfire

    A Reasnor man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly broke into his family’s home in rural Jasper County and fired a handgun inside a bedroom.
    July 24, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Resurfacing project continues on First Avenue

    The resurfacing project on First Avenue is set to continue through Tuesday, the city announced. The project extends from the 400 block of First Avenue ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Citizens Police Academy

    The Newton Police Department’s 2017 Citizens Police Academy is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday, Sept. 19 through Nov. 14.
    July 24, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Youth Chorus Camp

    The Newton Public Library recently hosted a choir camp. Jane Johnson, assisted by Hanna Clark and Courtney Tabor, led the group. Pictured are the chil ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Surgical podiatrist to join Newton Clinic

    Jeffrey Olson, D.P.M., is excited to get patients back up on their feet when he starts working at Newton Clinic and Skiff Medical Center next month.
    July 24, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Loungin’ at the Maytag Bowl

    Faculty Lounge of Des Moines jams out during the concert in the park series sponsored by the city of Newton at the Maytag Bowl on Thursday. Slipstream ...
    July 25, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • $44,500 grant awarded to clock tower project

    A $44,500 State Historical Society of Iowa grant has been awarded to the Newton Historic Preservation Commission for the restoration of the Jasper Cou ...
    July 21, 2017 - 12:03 pm
  • Dosey-doe

    Newton Village residents had a chance to lace up their dancing shoes and participate in a three-day dance calling activity. The polished dancers pract ...
    July 21, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • Kids Beat the Heat at Maytag Pool

    In the midst of high heat and humidity Newton residents cooled off the best way they could; they went to the pool. The Fred C. Maytag pool in Newton, ...
    July 21, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • NCSD to consider several fundraising requests during its regular meeting on Monday night

    With summer in full swing the Newton Community School District Board of Education will have a light agenda to focus on during their meeting Monday. Th ...
    July 21, 2017 - 12:16 pm
  • Local students named to spring 2017 president's list

    INDIANOLA — Simpson College congratulates students named to the spring 2017 president’s list. Students named to the president’s list earned a 4.0 grad ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Advertising efforts selected for city by marketing board

    The Newton Community Marketing Board made several advertising decisions at its July meeting on Thursday. Advertising efforts totaling $6,358 will be p ...
    July 21, 2017 - 12:15 pm
  • Local students named to Simpson College dean's list

    INDIANOLA — Simpson College congratulates students named to the spring 2017 dean’s list. Students named to the dean’s list earned a 3.7 to 3.99 grade ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:11 am