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  • First Veteran-Civilian Dialogue planned for Tuesday

    Newton is set to host its first Veteran-Civilian Dialogue and Service Project event facilitated by New York City-based Intersections International.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Milk cartons no longer trash at Woodrow Wilson

    It isn’t simply a cost or landfill impact that a new program will hopefully make on Woodrow Wilson Elementary School students.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Fireworks bills bring up revenue, safety discussions

    Two bills currently pending in the Iowa State Legislature would change the way the state does firework business.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Sixth graders participate in honor band

    Three Newton sixth grade band students were selected to participate in the Sixth Grade Metro Honor Band Feb. 10 at St. Francis of Assisi School in Wes ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Quick response

    A quick response from the Newton Fire Department and a Baxter tanker truck helped keep this Thursday fire at 3400 Highway 14, north of Newton, from en ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Counsel in dog mauling case pushes for continuance — again

    Legal counsel for a Prairie City woman charged with child endangerment in the 2013 dog-mauling death of 4-year-old girl is pushing for another continu ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Newton students named to Bethel University dean’s list

    SAINT PAUL, Minn. — The following students have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellenc ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Full slate for Newton school board Monday

    There are no items regarding building reconfiguration on the agenda for Monday’s Newton Community School District board meeting.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Area students named to Mount Mercy University dean’s list

    CEDAR RAPIDS — The following students are named to the Mount Mercy University fall 2014 dean’s list with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or bet ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Annual Arts & Crafts Show returns Feb. 27

    Make plans now to attend the 12th Annual Arts & Crafts Show on Feb. 27 to March 1 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in D ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • FFA Week begins Feb. 21

    FFA Week begins Saturday and runs through Feb. 28. This is your time to show your agricultural spirit and get excited about the FFA Organization. The ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Fundraiser to benefit Purvis family

    The Knights of Columbus of Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host a Bingo fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Rob Lumbard returns to Blues Under the Blue Roof

    Blues Under the Blue RoofThis event is hosted at the library and provided by Friends of the Library, ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Jury begins deliberations in Supino case

    WATERLOO — The double murder trial of Theresa "Terri" Supino entered its first full day of deliberations Friday at the Black Hawk County Courthouse, f ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • State delivers closing arguments

    WATERLOO — Prosecutors finished their closing arguments at the Black Hawk County Courthouse Thursday in the double first-degree murder trial of Theres ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
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