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  • Newton schools to continue participation in instructional support program

    During its regular meeting Monday evening, the Newton Community School District Board voted to continue participation in the instructional support pro ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Women marketing grain

    A four-session course to assist women in developing a plan for marketing corn and soybeans is scheduled in February. The courses will take place from ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • TPI donates to St. Nick’s

    TPI Iowa, LLC makes a donation to St. Nick’s Christmas Club in the amount of $500. Members of both TPI and the St. Nick’s Christmas Club attended the ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Healthy Cooking Program at the library

    Hy-Vee dietitian, Emily Ring, will host a healthy cooking program at the Newton Public Library. The program is scheduled for Wednesday and will includ ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Keep Iowa Beautiful announces grant deadlines

    Keep Iowa Beautiful is announcing the deadlines and information for the 2017 grant programs.“This is ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • NPD pledges to help keep tobacco from underage customers

    The Newton Police Department has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands of Newton youth.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Brown bag lunch program to focus on parades

    The next Brown Bag Lunch and Learn will be at noon Wednesday. Ken Barthelman will be presenting a program entitled “Newton’s Long Infatuation With Par ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • OWLS program set for Wednesday

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Jasper County Armory/Annex, 1030 W. Sec ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Jasper County Jail has heat outage

    After a heating unit at the Jasper County Jail stopped working last month the Jasper County Board of Supervisors held an emergency meeting Friday with ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • American Red Cross accepting nominations for Heroes of the Heartland

    Do you know someone who has saved a life, made your community a safer place or gone above and beyond to help someone in need?
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Free radon kits at Jasper County Health Department

    You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it in your home but there may be dangerous levels or radon lurking in your house.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Project AWAKE puts Jasper Community Foundation grant to work

    The Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Krumm Center celebrated its 16th anniversary. Consequently in that time, perennials, shrubs and trees can get ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 2:46 pm
  • Housing needs discussed at Coffee with the Mayor

    PRAIRIE CITY — A small group gathered for the first Coffee with the Mayor event of 2017 on Saturday at the Prairie City Library.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:03 pm
  • The Lemon Tree Teahouse & Restaurant opens on First Avenue

    Step inside The Lemon Tree Teahouse & Restaurant and find a whimsical setting, the scent of scones baking and warm tea awaiting. Business owner Megan ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:07 pm
  • New fitness business, Cornfed CrossFit opens in Newton

    The greater Newton area has a new option to get their fit on.Cornfed CrossFit is open for business a ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:04 pm