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  • Local FFA member selected as member of National FFA Band

    INDIANAPOLIS — Emily Zahurones, a member of the Baxter FFA chapter, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 29-Nov. 1 during the National FFA Conve ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • ‘Evening of Story Telling’ at St. Stephen’s

    Author David Nelson, a former Dubuque resident, will present “An Evening of Story Telling” on 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Church. All are welcom ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Events

    • Newton Farmers’ Market will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the north and west sides of the Jasper County Courthouse in Newton. For more information, con ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Newton couple signs agreement to purchase Cardinal Lanes

    The Newton building where so many strikes and spares have been logged will hopefully again be up and running as a bowling alley soon, as a local coupl ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Downtown design ideas to be showcased Tuesday

    An open house to view and discuss preliminary designs for downtown Newton is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at city hall.
    July 27, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • School board to vote on bus-camera bids

    Most school bus drivers, at some point, have overheard or been a part of discussion about what was said on a bus.
    July 27, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Car fire on I-80

    The Newton Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at about 10:25 a.m. Friday along Interstate 80 in Newton. Newton Fire Chief Jarrod Wellik said ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • A doll of a prize

    A generous person donated a doll for the Newton Public Library to give away at its Fancy Nancy tea parties. The winner of the drawing was Carissa Nell ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Hy-Vee provides nostalgic Tuesday mornings

    Pulling into Newton’s Hy-Vee Gas on a Tuesday morning may bring back memories of yesteryear.The Newt ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Prairie Days succeeds amid hot, humid weather

    PRAIRIE CITY — Families attending Prairie Days had to battle the heat all weekend, but clear weather allowed for kids to run around the Garden Square. ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Panel of experts commends Red Rock

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — An Independent Expert Peer Review Panel praised the work and diligence of the engineers, contractors, and Missouri River Energy Se ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Knudson joins Grinnell Mutual as business analyst

    GRINNELL — Bob Knudson, of Newton, recently joined Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company as a business analyst in the Business Information Services Divi ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Events

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.• Bu ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Carly Fiorina answers questions about President's policies

    During a meet and greet session at Bridgehouse Coffee in Newton on Saturday, Republican candidate Carly Fiorina didn’t hold back about her views on Pr ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Man arrested after structure fire near Iowa Speedway Friday

    No injuries resulted from a structure fire at 7453 Lincoln St. Friday, but two vacant buildings near Iowa Speedway burned down and one individual was ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:32 pm
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