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  • Accordion player to entertain at the library

    Dog-Eared Art ContestGive your old and damaged books new life as literary art. Create a unique work ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Hot track

    In February, the Newton Community School District decided to resurface the track at H.A. Lynn Stadium, with Midwest Tennis & Track of Denison chosen a ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • NCT director claims statewide award

    Melinda Worthington received an individual award recently, but she hardly was one to take personal credit for how it happened.
    June 23, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Elderly Nutrition renews two contracts

    Two long-standing agreements with Jasper County Elderly Nutrition were renewed on Tuesday. The Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved contracts w ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Students of police work

    Four students graduated from this year’s Newton Police Department Summer Youth Safety Academy, learning about everything from police equipment to basi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Ben’s Bubble Show very ‘Pop’ular at library

    Newton Public Library hosted Bubble artist Ben Jimenez Wednesday. Jimenez put on an entertaining show featuring only bubbles.
    June 23, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Newton Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents Arboretum Photo Contest

    The Project AWAKE committee is inviting the public to submit photos of the Newton Arboretum and Botanical Garden for the upcoming Arboretum Photo Cont ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • ‘Nothing Compares’ to the Iowa State Fair’s 5K

    DES MOINES — Lace up your running shoes and experience a run like never before! The Iowa State Fair's Fairgrounds 5K, sponsored by West Bank, will be ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Ham radio field day begins Saturday

    Newton Amateur Radio Association Inc. will be participating in Field Day again this year from noon Saturday until noon Sunday at the Jasper County Eme ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Community Calendar

    • A special amalgamated meeting will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at UAW Hall, 1813 First St. N. in Newton. Special meeting for both active and retired me ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Tractor ride headed through Newton, east half of county

    WHO Radio’s 20th annual Tractor Ride is coming through Jasper County on Monday.Beginning with a firs ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Go & Do: Annual Mingo Days

    Mingo Days’ theme this year is “Totally Awesome 80s.” Most of Mingo Days’ events will take place Saturday, but a Friday evening horseshoes tournament ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Go & Do: Butterfly Count

    This free event is open to the public and volunteers of all skill levels and experience are welcome to join us. Registration is required. 
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Go & Do: Sensory Friendly Movie

    Individuals with Special Needs and their families are invited to a special showing of “Finding Dory.” Sing, clap, dance and move around. Volume turned ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Go & Do: Fair Round Up & Rodeo

    Second Annual Jasper County Fair Round Up and Rodeo that includes the annual Barnyard Baby Contest along with the crowning of the 2016 Jasper County F ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:06 am