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  • Marketing board looking at tourism efforts for Newton

    The Newton Community Marketing Board met for its regular monthly meeting to discuss the continued marketing efforts for the city.
    May 19, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Iowa Youth Chorus planning summer camp

    Iowa Youth Chorus is offering a Children’s Choral Camp at the Newton Public Library for children ages 7 to 11.
    May 19, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Prairie Pig Out and Bike Night

    The Prairie City EMS is partnering with Wilkie’s Garage and Stampede to host its inaugural Prairie Pig Out and Bike Night Saturday, combining a meat s ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Tech time set at the library, holiday closings announced

    Tech TimeWednesday, May 24 – 2:00pm to 4:30pmDo you have tech questions? We can help! Make an appoin ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Grad Walk

    Aurora Heights Elementary hosted a Grad Walk assembly Thursday afternoon. Newton High School class of 2017 graduates from student council told the Aur ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • More than 30 students from WEST Academy receive diplomas

    Newton's WEST Academy class of 2017 graduation ceremony filled the auditorium at DMACC Thursday morning. Thirty-one students from WEST received diplom ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Severe storm causes power outages, tree damage

    Pelting rain and fierce winds blew through Jasper County Wednesday evening as a thunderstorm system made its way across Iowa. From downed power lines ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:26 am
  • Kids to Parks Day scavenger hunt Saturday

    A new event for the Newton parks system, Kids to Park Day, celebrates the relationship between kids and parks and works to get more kids out into the ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:42 am
  • Fidget spinners: Kids love them, teachers not so much

    Fidget spinners, which are toys branded to help kids with autism and attention disorders, are taking the nation by storm this spring.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • Parks board discusses state of city cemeteries

    The care at the two city-managed cemeteries was discussed during the Newton Parks Board meeting on Wednesday. Public Works Director Keith Laube explai ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • Correction

    The Jasper County 4-H Gearbots FIRST Lego League team qualified for one of 20 international semi-finalist spots, narrowed down from 32,000 teams aroun ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Perrin wins award at entrepreneurship competition

    AMES — Grace Perrin, of Newton, has been recognized for the excellence of business ideas presented at the Entrepreneurship Showcase competition hosted ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:54 am
  • Miller receives Rotary Scholarship

    Emily Miller, of Newton, a former Rotary Student of the Month, was recognized with a Rotary Scholarship for helping to exemplify the Rotary credos of ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Jasper County

    The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for western Jasper County until 5 p.m.
    May 17, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Cardinal track athletes are state meet bound

    Jocelyn Sheets/Daily NewsNewton High track athletes qualified for Class 4A state meet competition in ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:53 am