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  • Newton native to join as host of ‘The View’

    After filling in for the past season, Newton native Sara Haines will finally be in a position she’s wanted since the start of her career. Beginning th ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • More seating added to Demolition Derby

    COLFAX — Despite the absence of Mineral Springs Days this summer, the very popular demolition derby will return to Colfax and is set to, once again, e ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Helping Hand

    DES MOINES — At the Hillcrest 4-H/FFA dorms last Friday on the Iowa State Fairgrounds, 16-year-old Jacob Frier finished a round of the card game “B.S. ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • NPD part of electric motorcycle pilot program

    The Newton Police Department is adding to its fleet by way of an electric Zero Motorcycle.The depart ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • A few laps around the track

    Before the last race of the season at the Iowa Speedway, a few Jasper County Sheriff patrol cars took one special passenger for a ride around the trac ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Daily News will host its Reader Appreciation Lunch beginning at noon Thursday at Sersland Park, located next to the newspaper. Enjoy a free l ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:14 am
  • Locals graduate from Drake University

    DES MOINES — The following students graduated from Drake University.Danielle Peters, of Newton, bach ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • NHS Pacesetters selling 2016 football shirts

    The Newton High School Pacesetters are selling 2016 Newton Football shirts. T-shirts are available in white or black and are available in youth throug ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Go & Do

    1. August Photo Hike6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ThursdayNeal Smith National Wildlife RefugeThis program is fre ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • JCHD expanding maternal and child health services

    To address the continued need to serve Jasper County families, the Jasper County Health Department was approved to expand maternal and child health se ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:11 am
  • Newton woman places in Iowa State Fair jellies competition

    DES MOINES — Michelle Westphal, of Waterloo, won First Place Overall and Reserve Sweepstakes honors in the C&H Classic Iowa Canned Jellies competition ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Newton FFA places in Iowa State Fair Poultry Show

    DES MOINES — Thirty-seven FFA members exhibited 266 birds in the FFA Poultry Show judged Thursday at the 2016 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Locals awarded at Iowa State Fair FFA Horse Show

    DES MOINES — Elyse Buysse, of West Liberty, was named High Point Exhibitor at the FFA Horse Show judged Wednesday during the 2016 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Newton resident takes home second in Casey’s Junior Cooking Contest

    DES MOINES — Helen Hutchison, of Des Moines, was awarded First Place Overall in Casey’s Junior Favorite Creations contest at the 2016 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Young blooms flourish in Iowa State Fair floriculture competition

    DES MOINES — Young gardeners ages seven and under exhibited their flowers in the Junior Floriculture competition judged Thursday at the 2016 Iowa Stat ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:27 am