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  • Tintinnabulation to play at the library Monday

    Tintinnabulation, a community-based handbell ensemble, will present a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Newton Public Library. The program will ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Grinnell resident gives DAR program about service during WWII

    The regular meeting of the Grinnell DAR Chapter was held Sept. 12 at the Hawkeye Stages building in Newton with 22 members and one guest present.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • MidAmerican Energy offers 13 tips to keep farmers safe during harvest season

    DES MOINES —The agriculture sector ranks among the most dangerous in the nation with more than 500 deaths recorded in 2014 and a fatality rate of more ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • DMACC joins Partnership for a Healthier America

    Des Moines Area Community College announced it is joining 37 other colleges and universities across the nation to team up with the Partnership for a H ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Information released on Legislative Page program

    DES MOINES — Rep. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program. Each year the Iowa House of Representatives a ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Friends of Newton Parks takes the leash on popular annual race

    The fur will be flying at The Fast & The Furriest 1.5 mile fun run/walk for dogs and their owners.Th ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Distracted driving simulator at DMACC Friday

    In an effort to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving, a driving simulator experience will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fr ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Club Notes

    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Events

    • Newton Homecoming Parade will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at Newton High School. The route will follow East Third Street South and turn left on North S ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Monroe Smoker Showdown adds car show to event

    MONROE — The Monroe public square will be smoking this Saturday as teams will attempt to barbecue the best meal they can for the second annual Smoker ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Kelley appointed to Iowa Commission on Interstate Cooperation

    DES MOINES — State Representative Dan Kelley (D-Newton) has been selected by House Minority Leader Mark Smith to serve on the Iowa Commission on Inter ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Dance companies to nurture development of local artists through the dance series

    DES MOINES — Local dancers will have the unique opportunity to work directly with three world-class dance companies as part of Des Moines Performing A ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Newton-area motorists to benefit from special E15 discount

    JOHNSTON — Murphy USA, in conjunction with the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA), today announced it will offer E15 to 2001 and newer vehicles f ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Juvenile charged in string of recent burglaries

    A 17-year-old male juvenile has been arrested and charged in three recent residential burglaries on the west side of Newton. Another 16-year-old male ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Police call off search for suspects in high-speed pursuit

    COLFAX — The Altoona Police Department says three suspects from Wednesday morning’s high speed chase through Polk and Jasper County are still at-large ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:38 am
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