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  • Race fans delighted with first weekend at Iowa Speedway

    Race fans enjoyed all the Iowa Speedway had to offer on Saturday and Sunday. From fans less than a year old to those who have seen more than a few rac ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • PSG finding Midwest home in Newton

    Raleigh, N.C. based PSG Geiger has expanded to the Midwest by opening a new location in Newton. The new office is the promotional products distributor ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Truck Wild

    Buckcherry took to the Pork Party Pavilion stage following the NASCAR Camping Work Truck Series Speediatric 200 at Iowa Speedway Saturday night. The L ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • YMCA kids learn about the newspaper

    Children participating in the Newton YMCA’s summer camp program stopped by the Newton Daily News on Thursday to learn about the “media frenzy” first h ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Newton motorcycle insurance rate lower than state average

    NEW YORK — According to research from Value Penguin, Newton has the seventh lowest motorcycle insurance rate in the state of Iowa. Value Penguin is a ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Colfax Sesquicentennial Parade DVD available

    For people who’d like to put a piece of Colfax’s 150th anniversary in their home movie collection, the Howard Street Christian Church youth group film ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Butterfly count volunteers needed at Neal Smith NWR

    Would you like to learn more about the beautiful butterflies found in Iowa this summer?Neal Smith Na ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Sand Volleyball Tournament

    The Newton Parks and Grounds Division is hosting a co-ed sand volleyball tournament sponsored by Van Maanen Electric on the Fourth of July starting at ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Community Calendar

    • NAMI of Jasper County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Skiff Medical Center, 204 N. Fourth Ave. E. in Newton. Terry Sallis of Integrated Treatment S ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • The art of teaching

    To understand how much art education and schools in general changed during Chris Noel’s 40-year career, just think about classroom technology in 1976 ...
    June 18, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Round Up and Rodeo set to precede 2016 county fair

    COLFAX — With the addition of a rodeo to this year’s Jasper County Fair Round Up, organizers are hoping to leave fairgoers wanting more by the end of ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Artists’ work to be displayed at Iowa Hall of Fame

    Functionally, the guitar recently delivered as Newton High School’s entry in a statewide art contest is the same as it was before it came to Jasper Co ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Collision near construction zone

    A crash occurred about 2:50 p.m. Thursday along County Highway F48 on the south side of the I-80 overpass. Jasper County Sheriff John Halferty said a ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Projects proposed for Downtown Micro-Grants

    Two Downtown Micro-Grant Program projects are on the agenda for Monday’s Newton City Council meeting. These are the first two projects for the program ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Newton native crowned Jasper County Pony Express Sr. Queen

    Emily Miller, daughter of Rick and Kim Miller of Newton, was crowned the 2016 Jasper County Pony Express Sr. Queen June 4 in Colfax.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:52 am