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  • NDC tapped for larger role in city economic development

    The Newton Development Corporation is taking on a larger role in the community’s economic development sector. City council approved NDC to serve as th ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Hy-Vee contributes to Booster Club

    Scott Pearson, manager at the Newton Hy-Vee, presented a check to the Newton Booster Club. The donation was in the amount of $2,000.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Library west entrance closed Monday, Tuesday

    The west entrance at the Newton Public Library will be closed on Monday and Tuesday. The cement will be torn up and new cement will be poured.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Paine announces run for Jasper County Board of Supervisors

    When Rhonda Paine couldn’t find anyone to run for the Jasper County Supervisor’s Board she did the next best thing; she decided she’d run herself. On ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Tree stand safety focus of awareness campaign

    A campaign is underway by tree stand manufacturers, retailers, media, natural resource agencies and deer hunters to reduce and eliminate tree stand ac ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Prairie City Public Library hosting antique appraisal event

    PRAIRIE CITY — Prairie City Public Library will present an antique appraisal event featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola, Wis. Th ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Luncheon and Style Show at First Presbyterian Church

    The First Presbyterian Church will hold its annual luncheon and style show at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, 220 N. Second Ave. E. Access to an el ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Photos: There’s no place like home

    Newton High School students cheer on the Cardinals during the homecoming game on Friday night. ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Transmission failure leaves Monroe without power

    Update: MidAmerican officials said it identified damage to the substation in Monroe and expect have the power back on around 10:30 p.m.
    Sept. 16, 2017 - 7:45 pm
  • Cardinal Pride takes Newton

    LaNita Keeton might have been nervous as her daughter Tessa strode onto the stage at Newton High School yesterday, but Tessa wasn’t.
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • Veterans Commission votes against helping landlord

    Providing assistance to veterans in need comes with the job for Kurt Jackson, Director of the Jasper County Veterans Affairs Commission. Jackson has h ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Sale of Hotel Maytag to go before council

    The redevelopment of the former Hotel Maytag, a project years in the making, is looking to take a big step forward at Monday’s city council meeting. S ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • Open woodshop

    Park Centre residents don’t have to travel far when they need a handyman to restore a table, tweak a chair or build a planter for their decks.
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Electronics, appliances, scrap metal recycling event Saturday

    The City of Newton and H&W Recycling are holding an Electronics, Appliances & Scrap Metal Recycling Event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the public p ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:35 am
  • Piecemakers Quilt Guild hosting guest speaker

    The Knoxville Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Newton Piecemakers Quilt Guild and Mahaska Stitchin-N-Quilt Guild are hosting an evening with quilter Jill McCa ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:34 am