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  • Two dinners Saturday in Newton

    Newton Masonic Lodge #59 and St Nick’s Club invite the community to join for a home cooked meal and help those less fortunate. The meal will be from 1 ...
    July 23, 2015 - 7:47 am
  • Historic Cemetery Walk

    The Prairie City Historical Society will host a Cemetery Walk at Westview Cemetery, 499 W. Sixth St., with tours beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday during ...
    July 23, 2015 - 7:45 am
  • Car chase leads to two arrests

    Two people were taken to Jasper County Jail early Wednesday evening after a chase ended next to a cornfield north of Newton.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Newton man arrested for second time in two days

    When the Newton Police Department arrested a Newton man Tuesday night, it was the second time in less than 48 hours he had been taken into custody.
    July 22, 2015 - 2:37 pm
  • Loebsack supports funding for DMACC support services

    Last week, U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack announced Congress had approved funding for a program that will help a wide variety of disadvantaged college studen ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Beck’s Hybrid project moving forward in Colfax

    A $15 million corn seed retail and distribution center is moving forward in Colfax with plans to create 50 new full-time jobs.
    July 22, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Strong tradition continues at fair with fashion show

    The Fashion Show is a chance for 4-H kids to strut their stuff in the best outfits they could find or make.
    July 22, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • In flames

    The Monroe Fire Department was first the first responder to a house fire at 7124 S. 96th Ave. W. in Prairie City around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. The cause o ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Dr. Jonathan Sarfati to speak at Newton CRC

    A Creation Ministries International event featuring speaker Dr. Jonathan Sarfati is planned for 3:30 p.m., Aug. 16 at the Newton Christian Reformed Ch ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Cogswell in Newton

    John Cogswell, 2016 GOP presidential candidate, poses with Newton Daily News intern Savannah Eadens at Newton’s Mr. Dan’s Maid-Rite. Cogswell, author ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Newton Police Department warns of IRS Phone Scam

    Newton residents have been receiving calls from someone claiming to be the IRS and requesting the individual call the phone number provided or they co ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Mingo UMC to host ice cream social Saturday

    Mingo United Methodist Church will host its annual Ice Cream Social from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church, 202 W. Main St.
    July 22, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • UPC to host One Voice prayer gathering Aug. 4

    United Presbyterian Church will host the August One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    July 22, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • 63rd annual marriage reunion begins Aug. 1 at LBC

    The 63rd Annual Marriage Reunion at The Little Brown Church in the Vale will begin Aug. 1 with the Pastor’s Reception hosted by the LBC Members and Fr ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Events

    • Culver’s Cruise Night will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Culver’s in Newton.• Alcoholics Anonymous ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:18 am
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