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  • Converge on Berg

    “OK, we’ll pick up Foster when we get there. Let’s load up.”Those were the words of Newton Police De ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • NHS Hall of Fame nominations due April 3

    When the second annual inductee class is announced for the Newton High School Hall of Fame, there might be a linebacker or a hurdler on the list.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Hundreds participate in first week of Newton postcard project

    In just a week since launching a postcard campaign to encourage city pride in Newton, about 500 postcards have been completed.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • City seeks to fill Alliant Hometown Rewards position

    The City of Newton is looking to fill the position of Energy Efficiency Community Coordinator after being selected for the Alliant Energy Hometown Rew ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Centre for Arts and Artists hosts fundraiser

    “Just for Fun” at Centre for Arts and Artists — a dessert and ice cream fundraiser — will be from 2 to 6 p.m. March 28 at 501 W. Third St. N. in Newto ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Johnstone receives Society of Land Surveyors award

    Craig R. Johnstone PLS, PE of Johnstone and Associates, Inc. of Newton, was awarded the “2015 Section Corner Certificate Award” at the Annual Awards B ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Events

    • Total Forgiveness women’s study will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. S. in Newton.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • 4H/FFA Rabbit and Cavy workshop is Saturday

    The annual central Iowa rabbit and cavy workshop will be held from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds in Grinnell.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Downtown celebration planned for National Historic listing

    Fred Chabot of the Newton Historic Preservation Commission on Tuesday requested the use of the Jasper County Courthouse and its grounds from the Jaspe ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Anxious gardeners need to wait on flowers

    After enduring a cold winter, the first signs of warmth can bring out the green thumb in anxious gardeners, but planting anything in the ground before ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Concert series held at Howard Street Christian Church

    COLFAX — Howard Street Christian Church in Colfax is hosting a concert series during the three Sundays leading to Easter.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Progress Industries thankful for first responders, community support

    Less than 24 hours after an incident that led to a great deal of adjustments, Progress Industries announced all clients involved are safe — and expres ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

    Newton YMCA C.E.O. Frank Buckley reads “The Cat in The Hat Came Back” by Dr. Seuss to Newton Child Care students at the YMCA on March 10. The child ca ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • City administrator outlines proposed uses of bond issue

    Newton City Administrator Bob Knabel gave a presentation on the 2015 Bond Issue to the City Council Monday. He began by reviewing the franchise fee, w ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Pleasant View to host fundraiser supper March 27

    Pleasant View United Methodist Church will host a homemade chicken and noodle supper with pie from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church, 8454 S. 28th Ave. ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:08 am
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