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  • Kellogg resident earns fruit crop honors at the Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — Fruit crops were judged Thursday at the 2016 Iowa State Fair in the Agricultural Building.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Drumlines help establish tempo for band

    When a coach, principal or director refers to some element as the “backbone,” that puts responsibility on that element’s individuals.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Newton Park Board looks ahead to upcoming projects

    Newton Park Board members discussed moving forward with a skate park, possible plans for 30-Acre Park, other future projects and park goals Wednesday ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Kellogg 4-Her brings home Grand Championship

    Lauren Zaabel is no stranger to 4-H activities. The 12-year-old Kellogg resident and member of the Jolly Workers has been going to meetings for as lon ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Mental health groups to host carnival

    Three local organizations are teaming up to host a carnival and family picnic  event at Maytag Park.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Valeria resident’s dogs ruled ‘vicious’

    The dogs belonging to a resident of western Jasper County have been ruled “vicious,” and he now must go to district court if he wants to get them back ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 9:16 pm
  • Kelley files as third party candidate

    Rep. Dan Kelley, the incumbent Democrat who was defeated in the June primary for the Iowa House District 29 seat, has filed papers to appear on the No ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • NCSD board has light agenda

    One of the lightest agendas in recent memory has been released for Monday’s Newton Community School District regular Board of Education meeting.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Back to School

    WASHINGTON (AP) — No more staying up late during the week. Farewell to sleeping in. And hello, homework!
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Local students graduate from Upper Iowa University

    FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the names of its May 2016 graduates. The honored students included:
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Skiff Auxiliary kicks off membership drive

    The Skiff Auxiliary will kick off its fall membership drive Monday.Membership is open to all communi ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Daily News will host a free community movie showing of “All the President’s Men” at 1 p.m. Friday at the Capitol II Theatre in Newton. All th ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • NPD warns of a potential scam

    The Newton Police Department has received numerous complaints of scam callers targeting local residents and claiming to be affiliated with the U.S. De ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Bond issue would raise some taxes $8 per year

    The Newton Community School District’s proposed levy increase for a Berg Complex rebuild will only give some property owners an increase of about $8 p ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Junior Achievement returns to Newton

    An internet search for the presence of a Junior Achievement program in Newton won’t get very far.Tha ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:57 am