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  • Former councilman Price to fill at-large seat in interim

    Former Newton City Council member Jeff Price has been tapped to fill the vacated at-large city  council seat. Price was selected by current council me ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • TPI celebrates American Wind Week

    The first American Wind Week is here, and things are busier than ever at TPI Composites. The inaugural event, designed to spread awareness about the b ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Newton Fire Department to fill the boot for MDA

    Local firefighters will hit the streets Saturday to raise money for a worthy cause.The Newton Fire D ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Hatch Development Group poised to purchase former Hotel Maytag

    A public hearing has been set for the sale of the former Hotel Maytag building. Hatch Development Group brought a $400,000 proposal to the city counci ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Local residents earn degree from WGU

    SALT LAKE CITY — The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 33rd semi-a ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • UNI awards degrees to 1404 spring grads

    CEDAR FALLS — New alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa .M ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Students named to University of Northwestern - St. Paul dean’s list

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — The following students were named to the spring 2017 semester Dean’s List at University of Northwestern - St. Paul. The Dean’s List ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Nehring awarded CCUE designation

    Leslie Nehring of Advantage Credit Union earned the Certified Credit Union Executive designation as a member of the graduating class of CUNA Managemen ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • NHS junior wins big in NYC

    Matt Moran might be home again, but his feet still haven’t touched the ground. The Newton High School junior recently returned from a trip to New York ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 9:02 am
  • Gentle Giants

    PRAIRIE CITY – Prior to the 19th century, the American bison ruled the North American prairies. From the 14-inch curved horns to their intimidating mo ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Fairmeadows North, Hotel Maytag on council agenda

    A full agenda greets the Newton City Council for its Monday meeting. Along with the appointment of a temporary council member replacing Lin Chape’s se ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Tent Revival service brings God to residents

    Two years ago Jennifer Cornelison was in a “dark place.” Battling a drug addiction that had consumed most of her life, she was looking for a way out. ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Colfax 19-year-old killed in single-vehicle accident Saturday

    COLFAX – A 19-year-old from Colfax was killed in a single-vehicle accident north of town Saturday evening, according to Jasper County Sheriff's Office ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • NHS grad interns in London

    Thanks to a unique grant program at Grinnell College the Newton High School graduate had a chance at an amazing opportunity. Sydney Bergman, who gradu ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Sensory friendly showings at Captiol II a hit

    The best part about owning your business is that you get to make all the rules. When Dawn Bleeker and her husband Paul bought the Capitol II Theatre i ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 11:16 am