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  • Newton Capitol II to host two-night food drive

    Newton Capitol II Theatre will host a Halloween Food and Animal Rescue League Drive at 9:45 p.m. Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 at the theater, 116 First St. N. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • National magazine features Kellogg’s Iowa’s Best Burger Café

    Iowa’s Best Burger Café, located at the Kellogg exit, Exit 173, on Interstate 80 has been selected to be profiled in the October 2016 issue of NACS Ma ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • Lots of ladies have a fun Night Out

    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • Local candidate forum slated for Oct. 20

    The Jasper County League of Women Voters and the Newton Daily News are co-sponsoring a candidates forum at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Newton City Council c ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Commission searches for American-made flag cases

    Triangular wooden boxes were a main item of discussion at Wednesday’s monthly Jasper County Veterans Affairs Commission meeting.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Breast Cancer Awareness: What you need to know

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. The tumor is malignant (cancerou ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • NCSD looking at new scrolling signs for schools

    An upgrade in electronic signage at each campus — along with the administration center— is being explored by the Newton school district’s maintenance ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • City to introduce executive rental incentive program

    The City of Newton is rolling out an executive rental incentive program to help address housing needs for those relocating and executives who make tra ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • 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