• Newton Public Library 25th Jubilee Celebration

    Newton Daily NewsThe Newton Public Library is celebrating 25 years under the blue roof.2017 marks th ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Newton YMCA receives grant to support facility improvements

    The Newton YMCA will receive $90,000 to support the renovation of its family locker rooms.The scope ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Winter storm impacts roads, closes schools

    A strong winter storm remains on track for much of Iowa through Monday, prompting all Jasper County schools to close.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • New location priority for Board of Health

    The location of the Jasper County Health Department was discussed in detail this week during the Jasper County Board of Health meeting.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Out of state men accused of identity theft, forgery

    An identity theft incident Wednesday led to the arrest of two out of state men who now face charges for identity theft and forgery in Newton.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Newton woman charged for false statements of kidnapping, assault

    Three months after a Grinnell man was accused of kidnapping and strangling a Newton woman at a local hotel, the victim told police her statements were ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Jasper County Democrats look back on Obama’s legacy

    Following President Barack Obama’s farewell address on Tuesday, Newton Daily News asked Jasper County Democrats to reflect on the speech and the presi ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Hy-Vee recalls several candy products due to possible health risk

    Candy trays distributed by Hy-Vee grocery stores are being voluntarily recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination. The trays were available bet ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Newton artist on display in Old Town Alexandria, Va

    A print created by Newton Artist Margaret Caldwell entitled “Your Mind and Mine,” has been selected for inclusion in the first juried exhibit of art b ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Tony-nominated ‘Mamma Mia!’ to make stop in Des Moines during farewell tour

    Dust off the old bellbottoms, grab a “Dancing Queen” and boogie on down to the Des Moines Civic Center for the upcoming production of “Mamma Mia!” The ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Library celebrates 25 years, hosts next DIY program Monday

    We’re Celebrating 25 YearsThe Newton Public Library is celebrating 25 years under the blue roof. 201 ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Changes to parks department on tap for city council

    The restructuring of positions in the parks department will go before the Newton city council during its regular meeting on Monday. The potential chan ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Police seeking help locating theft suspect

    The public’s assistance is needed in locating Cody Allen Martin, 20, of Newton, in connection with the theft of a motorcycle. The motorcycle was repor ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • NCEA’s initial proposal starts negotiations with NCSD

    The Newton Community Education Association presented its initial bargaining position to the Newton Community School District at a public meeting Wedne ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Blood donors needed during winter months

    For some people with unique medical conditions or who are in emergency circumstances, blood transfusions can mean life or death.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:59 am