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  • Laura Ingalls Wilder at the Newton library

    Kirkwood Community College Reference Librarian and historical interpreter Sarah S. Uthoff will be presenting a program on famous author and pioneer La ...
    Aug. 2, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Linderman pleads not guilty in Newton homicide

    The man accused of murdering 61-year-old Jose Ramirez-Berber pleaded not guilty in Jasper County District Court Monday.
    Aug. 2, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Rocking the Maytag Bowl

    The hill was packed with fans out to see Slipstream perform during the city of Newton’s concert in the park series finale on Thursday on the Maytag Bo ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 12:25 pm
  • Ladies of the Garden

    The Kellogg Garden Club recently celebrated with Mary Lou Crum to honor her 70th anniversary as a garden club member. The Kellogg Garden Club was esta ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 12:35 pm
  • Loebsack tours small farms in Jasper County

    Congressman Dave Loebsack was in Jasper County yesterday to meet with several local farmers. The visit, part of the Congressman’s “Iowa First” tour, i ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 12:29 pm
  • Jasper County Historical Museum executive director to retire

    Over the past three years, the Jasper County Historical Museum has seen many positive changes while under the direction of Ken Barthelman. The executi ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 12:33 pm
  • UNI names area students to spring semester dean’s list

    CEDAR FALLS — Several students from the Jasper County area are among the students named to the spring 2017 semester dean’s list at the University of N ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 11:58 am
  • Caldwell selected as a Super Lawyer

    Randal B. Caldwell of Newton, has been selected as a 2017 Great Plains Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers is a rating service that selects attorneys using pe ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 11:58 am
  • Two Emilys complete 1,000 books program

    The Newton Public Library had two finishers of the 1,000 books program, Emily Cantu, left, and Emily Schweinebart, right. The 1,000 Books Before Kinde ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 12:40 pm
  • Master Gardener training in Knoxville

    The registration deadline for Marion County Master Gardener Training has been extended to Aug. 21.Th ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 12:23 pm
  • PHOTOS: STEM, BMX take stage at speedway

    Perfection on Wheels BMX team members show off their gravity defying stunts Friday at the Iowa Speedway. The group performed several shows throughout ...
    July 31, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Newton native joins NPD

    A Newton native is now patrolling the streets with the police department. Officer Brandon Blom has been on the force since mid-May and is excited to b ...
    July 31, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • From robots to BMX: Speedway inspires youth with STEM-themed weekend

    Several young race fans entered the Iowa Speedway gates Saturday itching for more fast-pace action.D ...
    July 31, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Miller inducted into autoharp HoF

    After his mother passed away Steve Miller was at a loss. He knew what an impact her life had made on his own, and he wanted to find a way to let the w ...
    July 31, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • 18-year-old burglary suspect charged with escape from custody

    An 18-year-old Newton man is facing charges of attempted burglary and escape from custody following a Tuesday morning incident.
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 2:29 pm