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  • Hatch Development Group poised to purchase former Hotel Maytag

    A public hearing has been set for the sale of the former Hotel Maytag building. Hatch Development Group brought a $400,000 proposal to the city counci ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Local residents earn degree from WGU

    SALT LAKE CITY — The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 33rd semi-a ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • UNI awards degrees to 1404 spring grads

    CEDAR FALLS — New alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa .M ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Students named to University of Northwestern - St. Paul dean’s list

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — The following students were named to the spring 2017 semester Dean’s List at University of Northwestern - St. Paul. The Dean’s List ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Nehring awarded CCUE designation

    Leslie Nehring of Advantage Credit Union earned the Certified Credit Union Executive designation as a member of the graduating class of CUNA Managemen ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • NHS junior wins big in NYC

    Matt Moran might be home again, but his feet still haven’t touched the ground. The Newton High School junior recently returned from a trip to New York ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 9:02 am
  • Gentle Giants

    PRAIRIE CITY – Prior to the 19th century, the American bison ruled the North American prairies. From the 14-inch curved horns to their intimidating mo ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Fairmeadows North, Hotel Maytag on council agenda

    A full agenda greets the Newton City Council for its Monday meeting. Along with the appointment of a temporary council member replacing Lin Chape’s se ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Tent Revival service brings God to residents

    Two years ago Jennifer Cornelison was in a “dark place.” Battling a drug addiction that had consumed most of her life, she was looking for a way out. ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Colfax 19-year-old killed in single-vehicle accident Saturday

    COLFAX – A 19-year-old from Colfax was killed in a single-vehicle accident north of town Saturday evening, according to Jasper County Sheriff's Office ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • NHS grad interns in London

    Thanks to a unique grant program at Grinnell College the Newton High School graduate had a chance at an amazing opportunity. Sydney Bergman, who gradu ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Sensory friendly showings at Captiol II a hit

    The best part about owning your business is that you get to make all the rules. When Dawn Bleeker and her husband Paul bought the Capitol II Theatre i ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Annual Tent Crusade returns to Newton

    A local business owner is in the midst of hosting the third annual Newton Tent Crusade as a way to connect with those in the community through music a ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Neighborhood enjoys "Night Out"

    Residents of East 24th Street North between North Second Avenue and North Fourth Avenue gathered in the middle of the block Tuesday evening to partici ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • County fair parade results announced

    Results from this year’s Jasper County 4-H and FFA Parade are:4H-FFA DivisionFirst place, Sherman Su ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 10:15 am