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  • United Way fundraiser gets adults in on post-Easter fun

    For many kids, the most anticipated and fun part of Easter is the Easter egg hunts.From the challeng ...
    May 17, 2017 - 8:21 am
  • Jasper County returns to the 1800’s for Central Iowa Rendezvous

    At the Central Iowa Rendezvous in Ashton Wildwood Park, several craftsmen offer their handmade items for sale and trade to patrons of the event
    May 15, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Newton artist takes painting skills to Eastern Europe

    A little piece of Iowa is now on display in Eastern Europe thanks to Newton artist Lauren Roush.Rous ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Three things to know from the Jasper County Board of Health meeting

    1. The board approved the Jasper County Health Department to take over Parents as Teachers for the Jasper County Council for the Prevention of Child A ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • City council to consider fireworks ban

    The topic of fireworks will once again go before the Newton City Council at its regular meeting on Monday.
    May 12, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Aurora Heights students get active for Field Day

    Elementary students participated in Field Day at Aurora Heights on Thursday morning. Kids got the chance to run, jump and throw on a beautiful, sunny ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Fast & Furriest event canceled

    The Friends of Newton Parks have announced The Fast & The Furriest walk/run scheduled for Saturday has been canceled. The event will be rescheduled fo ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Bisom truckers awarded for safe driving

    Bisom Truck Line, Inc. drivers earned safe driving awards from Acuity insurance company for 2016. Th ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Baxter students successfully completes ambassadorship

    AMES — Shelby Deaton, of Baxter, majoring in Animal Science, successfully completed Spring 2017 as a member of the College of Agriculture and Life Sci ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Red Cross helping victims of fires

    The American Red Cross Iowa Region is helping more than 40 families who were affected by home fires that took place across the state this past weekend ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Quarry Springs to host Kids Fishing Derby

    The Colfax Parks and Recreation Auxiliary Board will be hosting its second kids fishing derby for kids 0-18 June 3 at Quarry Springs Park, 1208 N. Wal ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Design an Ad project raises money for art program

    Newton Daily News Advertising department Desire’ Delk and Pam DeBruyn teamed up with two of Libby O’Lear’s sixth grade art classes at Berg Middle Scho ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Food for Fines begins Monday at Newton library

    Food for FinesMay 15-20 — Pay down your fines with food. During the week of May 15 the library will ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Newton student receives theatre award at IHCC

    OTTUMWA — Following a successful run of “Legally Blonde the Musical,” Indian Hills Performing Arts students received awards at the annual Cake on an E ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Investigation continues into falling death of Newton man

    The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the falling death of a rural Newton man. Larry Van Wyngarden, 66, appears to have fallen to his ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:05 am