Light Rain
64°FLight RainFull Forecast


  • How to speed up metabolism

    When attempting to lose weight, men and women can expect to hear or read a lot about their metabolism. The process by which the body converts the food ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Hometown Rewards Energy Fair winners

    The Hometown Rewards Energy Fair organizers have announced the winners from the Hometown Rewards Energy Fair May 26 and the Newton Public Library.
    June 16, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Work progress on Newton’s North Hike and Bike Trail

    TK Concrete, Inc. was awarded the bid for the North Newton Hike and Bike Trail project. City council approved the low bid of $196,178 from the Pella c ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Newton Park Board prepares for annual fireworks event

    Newton Park Board members discussed its upcoming annual Fourth of July fireworks event at its June meeting Wednesday night at City Hall.
    June 16, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Siren testing on Thursday, Friday

    The Jasper County Emergency Management will be doing a siren testing on Thursday and Friday. ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Newton natives graduate from Ellsworth Community College

    On May 6, the graduates of Ellsworth Community College’s Class of 2016 took their next step and became alumni of the College.
    June 16, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Applicants sought for unique Emerson Hough literacy tutor

    Newton Daily NewsThe Newton Community School District announces its partnership with Iowa AmeriCorps ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Hunter education course to be offered

    The Jasper County Conservation Board and the Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will offer a Hunter Education Course from 8:30 a.m. to 3 ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Old-fashioned barn dance Saturday

    The Newton Barn Dance will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Woodland Park at the corner of North First Street and North 19th Avenue East in Newton.
    June 16, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • More than 4,500 affected by Newton power outage

    More than 4,500 people were affected by a power outage that occurred late Wednesday morning.Accordin ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • NPD plans for 2016 race season at Iowa Speedway

    Traffic InformationLaw enforcement and Iowa Speedway officials are preparing for the 2016 race seaso ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Henry Rollins to perform at Hoyt Sherman Place

    Legendary singer, writer and spoken word performer Henry Rollins will be coming to Hoyt Sherman Place on Nov 18. Tickets went on sale to the public Th ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Venture Homes adding to footprint at Fountain Hills

    Venture Homes is expanding its footprint at Fountain Hills Estates once again. The West Des Moines company’s request to build on Lot 14 was approved b ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Jasper County to add IT, collections employees

    The total number of employees for Jasper County went up by two at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.
    June 15, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Bare receives scholarship

    Alex Bare received a $2,000 M.O. (Bud) Kahn Scholarship from Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education. Pictured are, from left, Nick Nichols, ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:28 am