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  • Mount Mercy celebrates Class of 2017

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Stephanie Burkett, of Prairie City, received a bachelor of science in nursing from Mount Mercy University this May. A commencement cere ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Newton High School 2016-17 Fourth Term A Honor Roll

    A-D Gavin Aalbers, Jaden Adams, Jacob Aldrich, Madeline Allen, Morgan Allen, Madilynn Amos, Annasta ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • MCC 2017 graduates announced

    MARSHALLTOWN — On May 5, graduates of Marshalltown Community College took their next step as they became alumni of the College. Graduates listed below ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Newton High School 2016-17 Fourth Term B Honor Roll

    A-D Caitlyn Adams, Chase Adams, Samantha Adams, Kaytlin Ahn, Dalton Altemeier, Yesenia Amador, Maka ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Newton student on NWC dean’s list

    ORANGE CITY —Lucas Sander, a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, has earned a spot on the academic dean’s list for the spring 2017 semeste ...
    June 14, 2017 - 7:38 am
  • Vernon Company announces executive changes

    The Vernon Company has announced several new executive appointments. Dave Cook has been appointed T ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Unforgettable Newton Fest 2017

    The 2017 edition of Newton Fest is not one that will soon be forgotten. From new events including the Kick-off Party and Joe’s Old Fashioned Fun Carni ...
    June 12, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Metallica lights up Newton

    “Tonight, we’re all Iowans,” said metal legend James Hetfield to tens of thousands of screaming Metallica fans at the band’s Iowa Speedway concert Fri ...
    June 12, 2017 - 11:45 am
  • Quarry Springs rocks on in Colfax despite heat, competing events

    COLFAX — When the nonprofit Colfax Park and Recreation Auxiliary Board set the date for Saturday’s Rock the Quarry concert, organizers thought they’d ...
    June 12, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • Free family events to help promote new youth centers

    Freedom for Youth Ministries, a local Christian nonprofit serving youth with after school programs and more, will be hosting “Freedom Quest” from 5 to ...
    June 12, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • St. Luke UMC to host ice cream social June 16 to honor Rev. Young

    St. Luke United Methodist Church will host a Pie and Ice Cream Social from 5 to 7 p.m. June 16. The public is invited to greet the Rev. Audrey Young a ...
    June 12, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • 65th Reunion

    The class of 1952 celebrated their 65th year reunion at the Newton Village Dining room. Pictured from left: Pat Van Wyngarden, Judy Snook, Fred Scherm ...
    June 12, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Z Marie’s celebrates 2 years

    Michelle Stalzer celebrates two years at Z Maries, a local catering company. Stalzer specializes in frozen meals and catering. Stalzer said she apprec ...
    June 12, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • Photos: Newton Fest 2017 brings out the fun

    Kids and families enjoy the rides at Joe’s Old Fashioned Fun Carnival at Newton Fest Thursday through Saturday. The carnival was located at the DMACC ...
    June 12, 2017 - 11:51 am
  • Flying High during BMX tricks

    Newton residents were wowed by BMX tricks Thursday at the AGA Nation BMX Showcase at Maytag Park. ...
    June 9, 2017 - 10:38 am