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  • Trump belittles wind energy, Iowa embraces it

    When President Donald Trump visited Iowa in June, he mocked wind energy during his campaign-like speech.
    July 3, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • No Farmers’ Market Tuesday

    Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, the Newton Main Street will not be hosting a Farmers’ Market this Tuesday. The Farmers’ Market will resume the foll ...
    July 3, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • DMACC’s spring semester graduation list

    More than 1,300 students graduated following the Spring Semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC’s) Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Ur ...
    July 3, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • DMACC’s semester president’s list

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the president’s list. To be eligible, a st ...
    July 3, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • DMACC’s spring semester dean’s list

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the Spring Semester Dean’s List. To be eli ...
    July 3, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Heisdorffer receives Kiwanis Scholarship

    Barb Carroll of the Newton Golden “K” Kiwanis presented a $750 Scholarship check to Logan Heisdorffer of the Newton High School.
    June 30, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Free admission to Newton YMCA next week

    Jasper County residents can use the Newton YMCA free of charge from July 5 through July 9, as the facility celebrates the Fourth of July.
    June 30, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Handicapped parking spaces being evaluated in downtown

    The number and location of downtown city handicapped parking spaces is currently under review by city council. Council passed the first reading of an ...
    June 30, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Cardinal Ridge sale to go before city council

    The sale of the 13 lots known as Cardinal Ridge will go before the Newton City Council at its regular meeting on Monday. Ground Breaker Homes, LLC, of ...
    June 30, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Shaw Media purchases Monroe Legacy

    Shaw Media, owner of the Newton Daily News, has purchased the Monroe Legacy from Kathleen and Al Darrach, both parties announced last week. The sale w ...
    July 3, 2017 - 2:17 pm
  • Inmate aids prison staffer after another inmate’s attack

    NEWTON (AP) — Authorities say an inmate helped a prison staffer after the staffer was assaulted by another inmate at the Iowa prison in Newton.
    June 30, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Claussen named to spring dean’s list, graduates from Colorado Christian University

    LAKEWOOD, CO — Colorado Christian University recently announced the nomination of 365 students to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List. To receive this honor, ...
    June 30, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Newton native named to dean’s list at Frostburg State University

    FROSTBURG, MD — Elizabeth Myers of Newton, has been named to the dean’s list at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Md., for outstanding academic ...
    June 30, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Area students receive degrees from Buena Vista University

    STORM LAKE — Kayla Corso of Newton, recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Buena Vista University.
    June 30, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • City of Newton offices closed for Fourth of July

    The City of Newton offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of the Fourth of July. This includes city hall, waterworks, landfill, library, parks a ...
    June 30, 2017 - 10:05 am