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  • Rotary Students of the Month

    The Newton Rotary Club honored its Student Rotarians for the month of November. They are, from left, Connor McAdoo and Macey Caves pictured with club ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Reallocated funds provide for five city projects

    With extra funds available because of a grant received by the Newton Fire Department, the Newton City Council gave the go ahead to fund additional pro ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Local recognized by the Professional Photographers of Iowa

    DES MOINES — Professional photographer Amy Doerring of Amy Doerring Photography in Newton was recently recognized in the Professional Photographers of ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Racial Justice Working Group to meet Tuesday

    The Racial Justice Working Group of Jasper County will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Second St. N ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Annual Soup Supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Newton Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Second St. N. There will be a choice of ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Newton KOA receives President’s Award

    The Newton KOA has earned the prestigious 2016 KOA President’s Award from Kampgrounds of America, the world’s largest system of family-friendly, open- ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Red Cross urges caution heating homes as weather gets colder

    DES MOINES — The American Red Cross responds to nearly 70,000 disasters a year — one every eight minutes — and most are home fires. Since Nov. 13, Iow ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Loebsack announces 2016 Congressional App Challenge

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced that students in Iowa’s Second District will have the opportunity to participate in the Sec ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Youth participate in ‘Homeless on the Cold, Hard Cement’

    United Presbyterian Church youth, seventh through 12th grade, experienced a night of “Homeless on the Cold, Hard Cement” on Nov. 13 in the United Pres ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Forum allows public input on school boundaries

    Newton Community School District reconfiguration for the 2016-17 school year took another step forward Tuesday night — and dozens of community members ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Annual UMW cookie and candy sale set

    If you have a sweet tooth mark Dec. 5 on your calender for the annual United Methodist Women’s Cookie, Candy and Craft Walk.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Deck the Halls

    Skiff Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its annual Deck the Halls bake and gift shop sale Nov. 24 in the hospital lobby. A variety of cakes, cookies, ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Internationally acclaimed trombone quartet comes to Newton Monday

    Maniacal4 is a group of four great musicians, telling one unified, inspiring musical story after another. Hailed as “a force to be reckoned with,” the ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Elderly Nutrition program to request $115,000 in federal funds

    An application for Aging Resources federal funding for the Elderly Nutrition program in Jasper County was approved Tuesday.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Allen visits christian school

    On Nov. 6, Sen. Chaz Allen visited Newton Christian School to participate in its Reading Emphasis Week. Allen ate lunch with seventh and eighth grade ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:27 am