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  • School board approves new TJ principal

    The search is over — Thomas Jefferson Elementary has a new principal for next school year, and her name is Trisca Mick.
    May 9, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • City employees to take on more benefits obligations

    Due to increasing insurance premiums, the city is taking steps to reduce costs by moving to a partially self-funded plan. City council approved the re ...
    May 9, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Locals work to bring ‘The Wall That Heals’ back to Jasper County

    American Legion Post 111 in Newton will host a fundraising dinner and auction on Thursday in an effort to bring “The Wall That Heals” back to Jasper C ...
    May 9, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Newton student attends DMACC commencement

    Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus Dental Hygiene students, from left, Emily Hummel, of Newton, Allison Schultz, of Truro, and Hanna Fell ...
    May 9, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Free Treasures Giveaway at First UMC

    First United Methodist Church, 210 N. Second Ave. E., will be hosting a Free Treasures Giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon May 20 in fellowship hall.
    May 9, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Photos: Chill Out and Grill Out features local musicians

    More than 30 attendees turned out to the Chill Out and Grill Out event hosted by 301 Studios in Newton. The event took place at Woodland Park Saturday ...
    May 9, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Former Pacesetter selected for ISU Dance Team

    Newton HS senior Madison Mann was recently selected to the Iowa State University Dance Team. The IS ...
    May 8, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • May Beef Month Proclamation

    The Iowa Beef Industry Council has announced that May is Beef Month in Iowa. Gov. Terry Branstad has signed the May Beef Month proclamation in recogni ...
    May 8, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Zeta Chapter closes out school year tonight

    Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will have its final meeting of the 2016-17 school year tonight at 5:45 p.m. at the McCann Center (Sacred Heart Catho ...
    May 8, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Community thanks Breckenridge for 24 years at NPD

    As the community thanked Lt. Wes Breckenridge for more than 20 years at the Newton Police Department Friday, it wasn’t a time for farewells but a time ...
    May 8, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • NHS students receive scholarships at assembly

    Newton High School held its annual scholarship awards assembly Friday morning and afternoon. Academic awards and scholarships from Dollars for Scholar ...
    May 8, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Hikers hunt for signs of spring

    A handful of hikers set out Saturday morning to find signs of spring during the annual Woodland Wildflower Walk lead by Jasper County Conservation Nat ...
    May 8, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Project AWAKE raises money for new pergola

    More than 15 people wait in line to buy plants during the annual Project AWAKE plant sale Friday. The money will go toward the Newton Arboretum and a ...
    May 8, 2017 - 11:33 am
  • Two hospitalized following Kellogg accident

    A two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon led to serious injuries for two drivers north of Kellogg. ...
    May 8, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run to return to Newton

    The Iowa Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will return to Newton this month with more than 30 participants.
    May 5, 2017 - 11:17 am