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  • Hometown Rewards taking entries for ‘Oldest in Newton’ appliance recycling competition

    Through May, Newton residents can sign up to recycle an old appliance with Alliant Energy’s recycling program, and be put in the running for the “Olde ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • An evening with Lyle Lovett and his large band

    A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades.
    April 19, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Klyn named to Luther’s dean’s list

    DECORAH, — Katelin Klyn, Luther College senior, of Newton, has been named to the 2015 fall semester dean’s list. Klyn is the child of Jeffrey and Shar ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Jasper County Health starting ‘Welcome Basket’ program

    Recently, Jasper County completed the Community Health Needs Assessment and it indicated that Jasper County has a rate of 29.3 per 1,000 incidence rep ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Jasper County Concert Association membership drive opens

    This week the Jasper County Concert Association kicks off its 2016-2017 membership drive.Each year, ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Prepping for NHS awards ceremony

    Newton High School is preparing for its Senior Awards Assembly. Any person or organization giving sc ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN TTTShirley Birkenholz hosted nine members of Chapter K-EN of T.T.T. on April 12 at her ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Kellogg resident inducted into Phi Upsilon Omicron

    Hannah Marston, of Kellogg, has been initiated into Phi Upsilon Omicron national honor society at Iowa State University. She is majoring in early chil ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Lions to host pancake breakfast

    Newton Lions Club will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast and silent auction from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Jasper County Senior Citize ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Says No to Human Trafficking committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at McCann Center in Newton. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.
    April 19, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • What People Earn: The Numbers

    CITY OF NEWTON Total 2014 (last full year available) for 200 salaries: $7,090,000 Average annual s ...
    April 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • What People Earn

    Many have already completed their taxes. But as Monday is officially the deadline for filing a 2015 regular federal return, it’s important to look at ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Newton student receives scholarship

    Des Moines Area Community College first-year medical laboratory technology student, Stephanie Schlatter of Newton, was named an American Society for C ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Colfax launches efforts to address transportation concerns

    COLFAX — On a mission to gather transportation information, 31 people came together Saturday in Colfax. Participants in the Colfax Transportation Asse ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • 2B Auctions getting things sold

    “Everything we touch turns to SOLD.” That is the motto for new auction house 2B Auctions and after a successful first weekend, owners and brothers Jay ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:08 pm