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  • Thorpe, Smith lead Homecoming royalty in parade

    Brady Smith says he won’t let being elected Homecoming king go to his head.After Thursday’s Newton H ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Newton Fall Fest back for second year

    For the second year, the Newton Farmers’ Market will have a party for the final market of the season.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Nonprofit encourages Newton High School students to think about college costs

    It’s a vast understatement to say there are a few things to know about applying for college financial aid in the U.S.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • City of Newton planning new skate park design

    Newton Daily NewsThe City of Newton is in the process of planning a new skate park design for Aurora ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • $4M renovation proposed for McCann Village

    Wishrock Housing Partners, of Portland, Maine, has shown an interest in purchasing and conducting a $4 million renovation at McCann Village.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • NCSD Board to address first steps of Berg rebuild

    Since a public bond vote in a Sept. 13 election brought the needed 60 percent approval for the Newton school district to proceed with a $33 million pr ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Photo: Newest Newton youngster completes 1,000 book mark

    Jane Damman, 4, pictured with her little sister Jenna, recently completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Newton Public Library. Th ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Berg Middle School still alive in contest

    Berg Middle School is still alive in a Facebook contest that has a $1,000 prize toward health or exercise projects.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • DMACC announces summer graduates

    Des Moines Area Community College recently announced its 2016 summer semester graduates. Those recognized from your area include:
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Free youth mentored hunt offered by Pheasants Forever

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be offering a youth mentored hunt onOct. 15 for you ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Newton Public Library sign up month concludes next week

    Library Card Sign-Up MonthHelp us celebrate Library Card Sign-up month. Teens and adults are invited ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Preston Lodge in Prairie City to host weekend fish fry

    The Preston Lodge No. 218 in Prairie City is hosting a fish fry dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at 407 W. Second St. in Prairie City. Proceeds wil ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • Baxter police asking for public's help in dog attack

    BAXTER — The Baxter Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the owner of a dog which bit and injured a 9-month-old boy on Wedne ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • The Ira Five: Part I

    Editor's Note: This is the first in a two-part series about a unique set of brothers and two other young men from the Ira area known as the Ira Five.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Constitution Day invokes political discussion, participation

    Each year, Newton DMACC Campus hosts its annual Constitution Day celebration to recognize and honor the United States Constitution. On Wednesday, staf ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:53 am