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  • Iowa’s unemployment rate trends up to 4.2 percent in August

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.2 percent in August from 4.1 percent in July. The state’s jobless ra ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Good News Newton

    • Newton Fall Fest at The Newton Farmers’ Market will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday on the north and west sides of the courthouse. There will be a Ha ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Pheasants Forever Banquet Saturday

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be holding its annual banquet Saturday at Fore Seasons south of Newton. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. w ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Celebrate Gordon Lightfoot’s career

    Gordon Lightfoot will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 14 at Stephens Auditorium in Ames.After 50 active years ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Des Moines Community Playhouse presents ‘West Side Story,’ Oct. 7-30

    The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the Tony Award nominated musical, “West Side Story,” Oct. 7-30.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Minnesota juvenile wrecks stolen vehicle

    A motorist assist from Iowa State Patrol on Friday in Newton led to a short chase and rollover crash involving two juveniles on Highway 14 near Inters ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • The Ira Five: Part II

    Editor’s Note: This article is the second in a two-part Newton Daily News series about a unique set of brothers and two other young men from the Ira a ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Thorpe, Smith lead Homecoming royalty in parade

    Brady Smith says he won’t let being elected Homecoming king go to his head.After Thursday’s Newton H ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Newton Fall Fest back for second year

    For the second year, the Newton Farmers’ Market will have a party for the final market of the season.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Nonprofit encourages Newton High School students to think about college costs

    It’s a vast understatement to say there are a few things to know about applying for college financial aid in the U.S.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • City of Newton planning new skate park design

    Newton Daily NewsThe City of Newton is in the process of planning a new skate park design for Aurora ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • $4M renovation proposed for McCann Village

    Wishrock Housing Partners, of Portland, Maine, has shown an interest in purchasing and conducting a $4 million renovation at McCann Village.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • NCSD Board to address first steps of Berg rebuild

    Since a public bond vote in a Sept. 13 election brought the needed 60 percent approval for the Newton school district to proceed with a $33 million pr ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Photo: Newest Newton youngster completes 1,000 book mark

    Jane Damman, 4, pictured with her little sister Jenna, recently completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Newton Public Library. Th ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Berg Middle School still alive in contest

    Berg Middle School is still alive in a Facebook contest that has a $1,000 prize toward health or exercise projects.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:28 am