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  • Increasing foliage reduces visibility for turkey hunters

    Iowa’s timber can change quickly in the spring as turkey hunters are well aware. That perfect hunting spot with a large panoramic view of the woodland ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • NHS block scheduling advantages outlined

    Newton High School Principal Bill Peters didn’t use his time at the podium Monday night to defend or promote the modified block scheduling system used ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Newton man recognized for military service

    Surrounded by family and friends, 73-year-old Merlin Hamilton leaned over to better hear the words being spoken to honor his military service.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Elderly Nutrition receives funding

    A contract totaling $230,000 between Aging Resources of Central Iowa and Jasper County Elderly Nutrition was approved Tuesday. The Jasper County Board ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Survey makes progress at racial justice meeting

    Conversation continued on how to administer a public survey at the Racial Justice Working Group of Jasper County meeting on Tuesday. The group brainst ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Sacred Heart First Communion

    First Communion was celebrated on April 9 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newton. Front row, from left, are Callie Van Beek, Stella Bloom, Olivia R ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Newton man to serve probation for child neglect

    A 28-year-old Newton man received a suspended 10 year prison sentence and three years of probation for his role in a child neglect case.
    April 27, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Community prayer gathering Tuesday

    United Presbyterian Church will host the May One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • First Assembly to host gospel quartet

    Newton First Assembly of God will host Southern Gospel music group Sounds of Inspiration quartet at 10:15 a.m. Sunday at the church, 1029 E. 19th St. ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Sacred Heart cinnamon roll sale Saturday, Sunday

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church Faith Journey and National Conference on Catholic Youth and adults are selling cinnamon rolls after 4 p.m. Mass Saturday ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Newton PEO chapters host joint meeting

    The four Newton P.E.O. chapters met April 19, for the annual dinner together. The dinner meeting was held at McCann Center and included the chapters o ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Leaders combating human trafficking address L-S educators

    Newton Say No to Human Trafficking addressed the Lynnville-Sully School District for a presentation to the faculty on Thursday.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Open House at Jasper County Historical Museum

    Jasper County Historical Museum is hosting a free open house celebration from noon to 8 p.m. Friday. at the museum, 1700 S. 15th Ave. W. Newton.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:22 am
  • Special Olympics torch route includes Newton once again

    Newton Police Lt. Wayne Winchell knows he gets huge support and thanks from the community for his work with the Special Olympics Torch Run.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Farm-to-School program strengthens rural-urban connection

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently highlighted opportunities for Iowa students and schools to become involved in the Iowa Farm-to-Sch ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:24 am