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  • Barr named to Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team

    JOHNSTON — Iowa Corn would like to announce the 18 Iowa college students who will make up the fifth Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Newton YMCA to host open house Tuesday

    It’s out with the old and in with the new at the Newton YMCA this fall. The Newton YMCA has acquired 30 new pieces of state-of-the-art cardio and stre ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Sign Pro donates to downtown decorations

    Those who have recently taken a stroll in downtown Newton may have noticed the added decorations on vacant store fronts. Local business Sign Pro, alon ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Loebsack hears about rural telecom challenges

    SULLY — When U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack came to the Sully Telephone Company on Friday, there were no obvious signs of the challenges facing Internet, lan ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Through the park for vets

    Jason W. Brooks/Daily News A new organization called Veterans of Jasper County held a “ruck march” ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Open house, open carriage

    Children and Newton businesses were the beneficiaries of the Downtown Merchant Christmas Open House, held Saturday and Sunday to kick off the holiday ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Special speaker

    Berg Middle School students were able to complete an important phase of its anti-bullying efforts this fall when an anticipated guest speaker addresse ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • No injuries in I-80 wreck

    An Interstate 80 wreck that initially looked like it might produce injuries Thursday didn’t lead to anyone being transported to a hospital. Jasper Cou ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • League to host human trafficking presentation Thursday

    Human trafficking, according to United States Department of State, is the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Lynnville OKs domestic chickens ordinance

    LYNNVILLE — At its recent meeting, the Lynnville City Council approved domestic chickens to reside within city limits. The approval is limited to only ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Community Calendar

    • NAMI of Jasper County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Skiff Medical Center, 204 N. Fourth Ave. E. in Newton, to discuss personal matters, mental he ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Berg Middle School 7th grade honor roll – Term 1

    A Honor RollJacob Aldrich, Alixandra Anderson, Cassle Austin, Dylann Beiner, MaKenna Brooks, Tess Br ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Berg Middle School 8th grade honor roll – Term 1

    A Honor RollSamantha Adams, Madilynn Amos, Makatlyn Anderson, Kamryn Arguello, Mackenzie Baker, Anna ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Together again

    COLFAX — Bill Brown and Marilyn Doty-Brown's relationship began as a summer romance 67 years ago as teens in Colfax and Mingo. Saturday, the couple fi ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Basics & Beyond enrollment down by 21 students

    Any new arrangement might take some time to perfect. While the Newton Community School District’s arrangement with DMACC’s Gateway to College program ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:42 am