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  • Loebsack encourages students to apply for fall internships

    U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack has announced his office is accepting applications from Iowa college students to participate in a Congressional internship pro ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Drivers dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge

    GRIMES — The five D’s of dodgeball included drivers Tuesday.NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers Ty Dill ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Thorpe accepts new position in Dallas

    The Rev. John A. Thorpe will soon be leaving St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton. Thorpe has be ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Mingo UMC hosts annual ice cream social

    The Mingo United Methodist Church is hosting its Annual Ice Cream Social from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Mingo Community Center, located at 202 W. Ma ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • First Lutheran hosts annual corn boil

    First Lutheran Church is inviting everyone to attend its annual corn boil event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church’s fellowship hall.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Pleasant View UMC hosts annual potluck

    The Pleasant View United Methodist Church hosts its annual potluck picnic at approximately noon Sunday at the church, located at 8454 S. 28th Ave. E. ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • First Christian Church hosts VBS in August

    The First Christian Church is hosting its annual Vacation Bible School from 5:15 to 7:45 p.m. Sunday to Aug. 7 at the church, located at 314 E. Second ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Newton couple happy to rebuild after fire

    Last year, Rena Miller and her partner, Linda Roovart, faced every homeowners biggest nightmare when they  lost everything in a fire at the home they ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Celebrating 'Country Pride'

    The Jasper County Fair Parade brought hundreds of county residents to the streets of Colfax on Monday night as the 45-minute show celebrated this year ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Upcoming conference focuses on women in ag

    According to the 2012 U.S.Census of Agriculture, there are 32,167 women farming in Iowa, and 7,108 of those women are considered the principal operato ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • NCT performers receive awards

    The Iowa Community Theatre Association recently announced the winners of the Awards of Excellence at the convention in Red Oak, including several Newt ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • 281 riders take part in the Poker Run

    Several riders pull into Cadillac Jacks at the end of the Friends of Mine “Ride 4 Time” Poker Run, a ride to raise money for those who cannot afford m ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Volunteers needed for Maytag Park renovation

    New playground equipment at Maytag Park will be installed Wednesday through Saturday.Park staff is a ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • City Council receives gender equality certificate

    The City of Newton was recognized with a Certificate of Gender Equality at Monday’s city council meeting.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Interested residents sought for ‘60 and older group’

    Anyone interested in starting an informal “60 and older group” for widowed and divorced men and woman in the Newton and surrounding areas to get toget ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
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