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  • Metallica to headline Native Fund concert at Iowa Speedway

    The Iowa Speedway will be rocking as metal band Metallica hits the stage in June. The concert, whic ...
    April 17, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Council to reconsider Country Club donation

    The Newton City Council will have a second chance to accept the donation of the former Newton Country Club building on Monday.
    April 14, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Board of Health visualizes new space

    The Jasper County Board of Health began to map out what they would potentially need in a new location during its Thursday meeting. The location for th ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Puppy Love

    Newton High School welcomed a few unique visitors to Deb Johnston’s 11th-grade history class this week, and one of them entered the building on four l ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Gov. Branstad stops at Newton YMCA for book signing

    Gov. Terry Branstad made an appearance in Newton Thursday afternoon to sign copies of “Iowa’s Record Setting Governor: The Terry Branstad Story.” He w ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Lyric Theatre presentation

    More than 30 attendees filled the room of the Jasper County Historical Society Museum Wednesday to listen to Larry Hurto, chairman of the Newton Histo ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Cooperative Telephone Company distributes AEDs in remembrance of employee

    After the recent, unexpected loss of Cooperative Telephone Company employee Eric Van Zee Feb. 22, the board of directors and employees wondered how to ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. met at the home of Shirley Nuzum April 11. Ten members were pres ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Newton Hy-Vee announces winners of Cash and Grocery Giveaway

    Newton Daily NewsThe Newton Hy-Vee recently presented Scott and Kim DeGraff with $10,000 after their ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Iowa High School Musical Theater Award Showcase is June 5

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts will present the fifth annual Iowa High School Musical Theater Award Showcase at 7 p.m. June 5. The evening of ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Next Yoga at the Library event set for Monday

    Peeps Diorama ContestEntries Due May 1 — Give us a “Peep” into your favorite book. The library is ho ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • New Odyssey next performance for JCCA set for Tuesday

    Gags, gusto and far more than simple guitar riffs mark New Odyssey’s unique stage show,which comes to Newton at 7 p.m. April 18 at the Newton High Sch ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Jasper County dispatchers recognized

    Jasper County dispatchers are being recognized this month during National Public Safety Telecommunicator week.
    April 13, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • NCSD budget, tax rate approved for 2018

    Next year’s Newton Community School District budget was approved by the school board at its regular meeting Monday.
    April 13, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Homicide investigation yields no arrests

    A month-long investigation into the suspicious death of a Newton man has yielded no arrests after the 61-year-old was found dead inside of his rural h ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:26 am