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  • NHS student named as National Hispanic Merit Scholar

    When the letter first showed up in his mailbox it looked like just another piece of college junk mail. As a senior at Newton High School, David Lopez- ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Goldfinch Growth expanding housing opportunities in Newton

    With a housing shortage well documented in Newton, the addition of high-quality rental units is more than welcome to the community. Goldfinch Growth r ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Deck the Halls Sale at Skiff Gift Shop

    The Skiff Hospital Auxiliary will be holding its annual Deck the Halls Sale Nov. 21. There will be an abundance of baked goods available from 8 a.m. u ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Newton Public Library announces holiday hours

    Library Holiday ClosuresThe Newton Public Library will be closed on the following dates in November: ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • Week in Review

    Community pays tribute to veteransOne sound could be heard at exactly 1:11 p.m. Saturday — the sound ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • 2018 City of Newton Animal Licenses due March 29

    The Newton Police Department has 2018 dog, cat and miniature pig licenses available for sale. Newton pet owners, in order to avoid a late fee of $20 y ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Local investors purchase former Newton Manufacturing building

    The former Newton Manufacturing building is set to have new owners pending a Dec. 4 closing date on the sale of the building. Newton Elite Properties, ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:26 am
  • Maytag Pool fixes in the works

    The Newton Park Board heard an update Wednesday about work underway at Maytag Pool. Newton Parks Operations Superintendent Nick Cummins listed off sev ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Skiff looks to lawmakers for help with mental health crisis

    Administrators at Skiff Medical Center want changes in the Iowa state code to better serve patients dealing with mental health issues and they’ve come ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:51 am
  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors host laundry night

    Neighbors Helping Neighbors, a local group of people focused on assisting folks in Newton regain or maintain their independence with housing, food, cl ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:54 am
  • La Rose Marie Bakery opens in downtown Sully

    SULLY — Jasper County residents are only a short drive away from a new bakery in downtown Sully. La Rose Marie Bakery, located on Fourth Street, offer ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • Kiwanis Students of the Month

    The Kiwanis October Students of the Month, Carter Lee and Carson Cazett, were presented the book “Rolling Rose” by James Stevenson, by the Newton Noon ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:44 am
  • Newton Community Educational Foundation seeks nominations

    The purpose of the Excellence in Education Award is to recognize teaching excellence in the Newton Community School District. Candidates may be nomina ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:55 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersSunbonnet Questers met Nov. 9 at the home of Dorothy Raymond with 11 members prese ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Free Thanksgiving dinner at Newton Church of the Way

    A free Thanksgiving Dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at Newton Church of the WayAre yo ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:12 am