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  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersSunbonnet Questers met at the home of Shirley Mielke on Sept. 8. The meeting was c ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Jasper County awarded federal funds for emergency food and shelter

    The Jasper County area has been chosen to receive $7,715 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Phase 33 of the Emergency Food and Shelt ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Elijah P. Harmon, 35, of Newton, and Rick L. Donnelly, 40, of Newton, were ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Create your own chalkboard paint mug at the library Monday

    Library Card Sign-Up MonthHelp us celebrate Library Card Sign-up month. Teens and adults are invited ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Progress Industries honors frontline employees who support people with disabilities

    Progress Industries is celebrated National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week Sept. 11-17 in an effort to honor individuals who provide sup ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Deputies pull man's body from South Skunk River

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Colfax Fire Department personnel located and removed the body of a man Thursday afternoon from the South S ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Man taken by ambulance after fall from ladder

    An accident occurred involving a painting crew at the nearly completed new Lauterbach Buick GMC facility on First Avenue East in Newton on Thursday mo ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Homecoming candidates hope to ‘Save the Day’

    Twenty Newton High School students were briefed Wednesday morning on homecoming procedures and events scheduled for the week ahead.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • City moving forward with Miller-Valentine proposal

    Miller-Valentine Group was given the go ahead by the Newton City Council to move forward with the application process for a new apartment building dow ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • City of Newton addressing busy intersections

    New stops signs will soon be placed at several busy intersections throughout the city.The Newton Cit ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • September is Family Meals Month

    Are family meals a lost art?In our world today, with fast-paced lives, busy work schedules and extra ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Wellness Talks: Stiles inspires with his persevering story

    Need inspiration to take action or work harder on your personal wellness goals?Lets “talk” a little ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Monarch Migration and Tagging Program set for Saturday

    Project AWAKE and Jasper County Conservation are presenting an educational program on monarch butterflies at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Newton Arboretum.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • NPD completes seatbelt survey

    The Newton Police Department recently conducted a seatbelt usage survey that showed strong results by motorists in the community.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Local chapter of DMMO to meet Sunday

    The Newton Chapter of the Des Moines Metropolitan Opera will kickoff its 2016-2017 program season with a potluck at 4 p.m. Sunday at Park Centre.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:44 am