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  • An emotional breakthrough

    Twenty-seven Basics & Beyond students received Newton High School diplomas at an emotional Thursday morning ceremony in the Des Moines Area Community ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Berg Middle School Student of the Month for Fairness

    Front row, from left: Kyleigh Stevenson, Lauren Ferguson, Cain Evans, Heaven Ganrude, Allison Bollhoefer and Christina Oswalt. Back row, from left: Al ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Kellogg Historical Museum opens new exhibit

    KELLOGG — Kellogg Historical Museum, 218 Front St., will be opening a new exhibit, “1954; After the Korean War-Photographs by Cliff Strovers” on June ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Berg Middle School Students of the Month for Trustworthiness

    Front row, from left: Tucker Cupples, Jennah DeKoning, Sasha Rogers, Daniel Lopez-Sanders and Chase Satterfield. Back row, from left: Emily Sell, Dela ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Spring photo hike at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host a Spring Photo Hike from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. May 30.T ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Hlad, Van Zante top finishers in Richardson Run

    More than 70 runners participated in the Annual Richardson Run May 16 in Newton. Below are the results from those who completed the 5K run.
    May 22, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Kellogg Garden Club hosts Spring Tea

    Red Hat Ladies enjoy the food and speaker “Apron Lady” Marlys Amundson recently at the annual Kellogg Garden Club Spring Tea at Cornerstone Church in ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • MAT competes in Webster City

    The MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team competed recently in the USTA meet in Webster City.The team did in ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Birds and the Bees 5K Fun Run and Walk

    The Newton Arboretum is hosting the Birds and Bees 5K on June 13.The race will begin at 8 a.m. from ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • City offices closed for Memorial Day holiday

    All Newton city offices will be closed Monday due to the Memorial Day holiday. Westwood Golf Course ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Jasper County Republicans

    The Jasper County Republicans met May 18 for its monthly central committee meeting. The group discussed the state party’s recent Lincoln Day Dinner, A ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Events

    • Live Music at Rock Creek State Park begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Rock Creek State Park, 5627 Rock Creek E. St. in Kellogg. Featured band will be County ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Library closed Monday, summer reading program starts in June

    The Newton Public Library will be closed Monday for Memorial Day.Summer Reading Program KickoffSumme ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Chabot to speak at Wittemberg Cemetery

    Fred Chabot will be the speaker at Memorial Day Services at the Wittemberg Cemetery north of Newton on Monday. The service will begin with a Military ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Date set for 20th Annual Sully Freedom Fun Run

    The 20th annual Sully Freedom Fun Run/Walk will be on July 5 in connection with the town’s Fourth of July celebration. The one mile run/walk will begi ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:10 am
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    Reader Poll

    Which Newton Parks activities are you most likely to attend this summer?
    Movies in the Park
    Summer Conert Series
    Swimming at Maytag Pool
    Golfing at Westwood Golf Course