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  • Receive 50 bonus seedlings with a fall color packet

    DES MOINES – Love fall color? Plant some for yourself with a specialty packet from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ State Forest Nursery.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-ENChapter K-EN of the T.T.T. society met at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 in the home of Jane Johnson. He ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Stacey M. Krause, 39, of Newton, is charged with unauthorized use of a cre ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Sacred Heart to host free seminar for parents

    Sacred Heart will host Smart Discipline For Parents Seminar from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the church, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Congregation UCC to continue Death with Dignity series

    Death with Dignity: A Series of Conversation around End of Life Matters” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, 308 E. Second St. N. in Newton ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Pence rallies Trump supporters in Newton

    Security, prosperity and the highest court of the land — those issues were the focus of Republican vice presidential nominee and Indiana Gov. Mike Pen ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • County jail to add part-time positions

    The staff at the Jasper County Jail will be growing with the addition of three part-time positions.J ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Newton counselors are assisted by comforting eyes and a wet nose

    As Berg Middle School students file into the grades 5-6 half of their building each morning, some are alert, and some are still sluggishly getting int ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • Discover Hope, The Least of Saints Ministry filling community needs

    To help fill a need within the community, Discover Hope ministries has opened the God’s Hands Clothing Ministry.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Photo: Pugel named DMACC board president

    Des Moines Area Community College Board of Trustees member Joe Pugel, left, of Newton, takes the oath of office as President of the nine-member board ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Kellogg United Methodist Church celebrates 150 years

    Kellogg United Methodist Church reaches a milestone in its vast history marking 150 years of service in the Kellogg community. In 1866, the church was ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Newton sewer rates to increase

    For the second year in a row, the city is looking to increase sanitary sewer rates by 5 percent. City council approved the first reading of an ordinan ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • McCann Flea Market to include variety of products

    The McCann Flea Market will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the McCann Center, at 1115 S. 8th Ave. E. in Newton. 
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Fall hydrant flushing is this week

    Fire hydrants will be flushed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday-Saturday north of First Avenue and Bittersweet subdivision. Fire hydrants will be flushed ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Vilsack campaigns for Clinton in Newton

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spent about 30 minutes stumping for Hillary Clinton in Newton at one of five events held Monday around centr ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:24 pm