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  • Newton Clinic doctor named Iowa Physician of the Year

    Dr. Esgar Guarin, family practice physician at Newton Clinic, has been named the 2017 Iowa Family Physician of the Year by the Iowa Academy of Family ...
    Nov. 9, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Heroin distribution halted in Newton drug search

    A drug task force halted a Newton heroin distribution operation after six heroin overdoses were reported in the city within the last week.
    Nov. 9, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Mayor Hansen clinches third term

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen will serve his third term after handily earning more than 70 percent of the votes Tuesday in the city election.
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Holiday Retail Open House returns with new events

    Get a head-start on checking off gifts on your list and shop local during this weekend’s Holiday Retail Open House. The Newton Chamber of Commerce and ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Supervisors present space analysis results for annex building

    A space analysis by Shive-Hattery engineering firm has found that approximately 15,000 square feet is needed to house all of the departments currently ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • ‘Art, much like rock ‘n roll, is freeing’

    COLFAX – From the Chicano rock forefather, Ritchie Valens, to the country duo, the Everly Brothers, the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Arnol ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Presentation focuses on Newton’s Prima Donna

    In the sesquicentennial year of her birth, local historian Larry Hurto discusses the family, life, and career of “Emma Mershon: Newton’s Prima Donna,” ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • City offices close for Veterans Day

    The City of Newton offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day. This includes City Hall, WaterWorks, Library, Parks and City ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Neal Smith NWR Visitor Center closed for Veterans Day

    The Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be closed on Friday in observance of Veterans Day, a federal holiday. The auto tour rou ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Park Centre employees presented scholarships

    Three employees of Park Centre in Newton have been awarded a combined total of $3,000 in scholarships to further their education in healthcare related ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Visual Truth mime show, free supper at Kellogg UMC

    Kellogg United Methodist Church, will host a free Sharing Supper at 6 p.m. Saturday.This free meal w ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Hansen clinches third term; George wins at-large seat

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen was successful in his bid for re-election to his third term. Hansen defeated opponent Ron Bookout by 641 votes 1067-426, acco ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 9:09 pm
  • Urban renewal area, TIF approved for Fairmeadows North

    Newton City Council approved an urban renewal area and a Tax Increment Financing district at the Fairmeadows North subdivision expansion Monday and se ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Discover Hope plans to move to a new, larger facility

    When Robbie Robinson and Aaron Groves first started talking about forming a support group for local residents in Newton struggling with addiction, it ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 2:29 pm
  • Lemon Tree partners with Iowa Food Cooperative

    Shopping local and eating fresh is a popular concept in today’s world. Newton residents can soon look to The Lemon Tree Tea House & Restaurant for a v ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 11:05 am