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  • Small, peaceful Bold Iowa protest occupies Newton’s U.S. Bank

    Bold Iowa, part of the larger Bold Alliance that works to stop fossil fuel projects in rural states and promote environmental interests, mobilized for ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Four downtown murals to be restored

    The murals in downtown Newton help give the community a unique look and are an eye-catching feature for visitors and tourists. With the works of art c ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Trial date set for kidnapping, sex abuse case

    A Newton man facing charges of kidnapping and third-degree sexual abuse is set to appear for a jury trial next month after an incident in August in ru ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • NHS Environmental Club takes action to affect change locally, globally

    Earth’s habitable environment is easy to take for granted. People get caught up in daily routines, and actions to protect the planet’s precious resour ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Supino files lawsuit against Jacobsen, Halferty

    A woman acquitted in 2015 of the 34-year-old murders of her estranged husband and his girlfriend at the former Copper Dollar Ranch in Newton has filed ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Newton Police Department opens medication drop box

    The Newton Police Department announced Monday the placement of a permanent medication drop box located inside the lobby of the police department.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • County buys nearly $110K in steel for bridges

    Four steel purchases totaling nearly $110,000 were approved on Tuesday to be used on various bridge projects throughout the county. The Jasper County ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • County rolls out secondary roads five year plan

    Eighteen bridges are scheduled to be replaced or rehabilitated during the fiscal year 2018 the Jasper County Engineer’s office announced Tuesday. Engi ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Newton group comes together to make care kits for Days for Girls

    Helping girls having a brighter future is the goal for the Days for Girls organization. Local Newton residents help further that goal through their wo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Newton Lion’s Club hosts first district zone meeting

    The Newton Lion’s Club hosted its first district zone meeting Monday night by featuring speakers from Leader Dogs for the Blind and from Kidsight.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Mounting issues at Jasper County Annex building under review

    The Jasper County Annex Building has housed many county entities, including the county jail, during its vast history. The building at 101 First St. N. ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Blighted properties still a focus for city

    Three properties were acquired by the city to deal with nuisance issues on Monday. Newton City Counc ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Women learn the complexities of grain marketing through ISU Extension course

    Iowa Sate University Extension and Outreach’s Women Marketing Grain course hosted its third of four sessions at Newton’s DMACC campus on Monday night.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Action team collects clothes for Berg

    When cold weather hit, the Newton Daily News featured Berg Middle School’s continued need for warm clothes for children. The newspaper listed types an ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Students invited to submit artwork for calendar

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encouraged students across the state this month to submit artwork to be considered for inclusion in the “Fr ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:02 am