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  • ‘Dana’s Road to Recovery’

    BAXTER — Neal Curtis has found himself doing many things since May 11, but he has been at the same place at least once each day: Mercy Hospital in Des ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Plans continue for county care facility demolition

    Demolition of the Jasper County Care Facility continues to move forward with Shive-Hattery Civil Engineer Christopher Bauer speaking about the formati ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Pink Flamingos take over to help raise money for mission trips

    Driving around Newton you may have noticed some strange animals hanging out in people’s lawns — bright pink birds that usually can only been seen at t ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Hubbartt honored at Buena Vista University

    Jason Hubbartt has been recognized as Faculty of the Year for Buena Vista University’s Graduate & Professional Studies location in Newton. Hubbartt wa ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses host convention this weekend

    Jehovah’s Witnesses will discuss the keys to family happiness during their 2015 Imitate Jesus Convention beginning 9:20 a.m. Friday at Hy-Vee Hall in ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Otley Reformed Church to host ice cream social July 8

    The Otley Reformed Church will host an Ice Cream Social from 5 to 8 p.m. July 8 at the church, 700 Johnston St. in Otley.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Sacred Heart to host Family Fun Day July 19

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Assembly 3379 will host a Family Fun Day from noon to 5 p.m. July 19 at Prairie Meadows in Altoona.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • One Voice prayer gathering to meet Tuesday evening

    The July One Voice Community Prayer Gathering will be at will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • The Way to host Community Reach Out service program July 12

    Newton Church of The Way will host a Community Reach Out from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 12 beginning at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Loebsack continues ‘Serving Those Who Served’ series

    Congressman Dave Loebsack announced he will be continuing his series of veterans town halls across Iowa’s Second District on his “Serving Those Who Se ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Municipal band final 2015 concert is Thursday

    The Newton Municipal Band will close its concert season Thursday night with a patriotic concert.The ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Events

    • Jasper County Extension will host an event at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Colfax. This is for parents and childcare prov ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Prairie City Fun Run

    Prairie City’s Fun Run 5K/10K will be at 8 a.m. July 25. Register to run or walk at www.getmeregistered.com or pick up an entry form at the Newton YMC ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • City offices closed for the holiday

    The City of Newton City Hall, fire business office, parks and recreation, police business office and public works will be closed Friday for the Fourth ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Mercy acquisition of Skiff is complete

    Following months of study and discussion on the benefits of combining health care operations, Mercy Medical Center has completed the acquisition of Sk ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:51 am
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