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  • Ag secretary: combines begin to harvest corn, soybean fields

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Stat ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Free parking in city lots begins Thursday

    Effective Thursday, the five city-owned metered lots will be available for free parking — residents and visitors will no longer have to deposit money ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • ISU selects Newton Main Street for Downtown Design Project

    Iowa State University’s College of Design has selected Newton Main Street as one of three community partners from across the state to participate in i ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Events

    • Newton Fall Fest will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the courthouse square in Newton. This free, community event will highlight the final farmers’ marke ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Semis collide on I-80; one to hospital

    An incident involving a semi backed up traffic on Interstate 80 on Monday afternoon. According the ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Supermoon eclipse

    Stargazers were treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon Sunday when a total lunar eclipse combined with a so-called supermoon. The moon is shown her ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Heartland Home Staging ready to design for you

    Selling a house can be a stressful process, but Heartland Home Staging is ready to help make your home look its best to sell it in record time.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Flu vaccination advised for cold season

    As the leaves begin to fall, we are once again reminded that the seasons are changing and cold weather will be upon us once again. That means winter’s ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Bergman hired as Vernon administration director

    The Vernon Company has announced the hire of Shannon Bergman as director of administration, effective Sept. 1. 
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Thombert named Small Business of the Year

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Area Community College recently honored several businesses at its third annual DMACC Small Business Awards Ceremony.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Found property at police department

    A Harley Davidson key was turned in to the Newton Police Department. The key was found downtown during the last Thunder Nites event. The key can be id ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • ‘BUS-eum’ to make Newton stop Wednesday afternoon

    A traveling “BUS-eum” retrofitted school bus, loaded with historical exhibits, has been traveling throughout the state and arrives in Newton on Wednes ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Events

    • Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Newton Village for social time, coffee and a program. Anyone interested in the program or ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Bernie Sanders brings working-class message to NHS

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says the concept of redistributing wealth isn’t a novel one. However, in h ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Breckenridge challenging Kelley for Iowa House nomination

    In 2010, a lieutenant with the Newton Police Department ran against Dan Kelley for the Democratic nomination for an Iowa legislative seat.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:02 pm
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