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  • North Newton Casey’s store to close

    The Casey’s General Store near former Maytag Plant 2 and Trinity Structural Towers will close its doors for the final time Wednesday.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • School district rejects early retirement for 2016-17

    The Newton Community School District won’t have much of a cushion in the district’s management levy fund at the end of Fiscal 2017, according to Busin ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • City looking to foster a high-quality of life for citizens

    Fostering a high-quality of life is an important purpose in the city’s plan to move Newton into the future in a positive way.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Mailbox set on fire at Newton home

    It only took Newton firefighters a few minutes to extinguish a mailbox that was lit on fire Monday night. However, determining who destroyed the mailb ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • They couldn’t find a way to save the old Ottumwa church

    OTTUMWA (AP) — Pat Osteen isn’t sure if there was a way to save East End Presbyterian Church. The toll taken by the years was simply too much.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Community Prayer

    United Presbyterian Church will host the monthly One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • ‘The Redemption of Scrooge’

    To celebrate the Christmas season, St. Luke United Methodist Church is holding a six part series based on the book “The Redemption of Scrooge.”
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Christmas cookie and candy sale is Dec. 10

    St. Luke United Methodist Church is once again holding its annual Christmas Cookie and Candy Sale starting at 9 a.m. Dec. 10 at the church, 501 E. 19t ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:16 am
  • Angel Tree program

    The Newton Church of the Way is sponsoring children in Jasper County through the Angel Tree program. The program is through Prison Fellowship and for ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Winter Mass

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will begin its winter Mass schedule this weekend.The Saturday evening M ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Newton Police Department to host Coffee with a Cop Dec. 10

    Coffee with a Cop program offers opportunity to meet officers and discuss community issues. The next ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • Jasper County i-SERV in need of volunteers

    Jasper County is in need of volunteers to sign up with the Iowa Statewide Emergency Registry of Volunteers (i-SERV). The Iowa Department of Public Hea ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Newbotics in competition

    Newbotics, Newton High School’s robotics team, competed at a league meet on Nov. 19 in Marshaltown From the left, in front of an adult field inspector ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Photo: Christmas Open House

    The Skiff Gift Shop will be holding its annual Christmas Open House from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at the hospital. Many items will be 25 percent off. R ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Newton Pacesetters head to state competition Friday

    The Newton Pacesetters will be competing at the Iowa State Dance/Drill Team Competition on Friday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:46 am