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  • Strong push made to address public nuisances

    The city is taking additional steps to address public nuisances throughout Newton.In a unanimous vot ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Three county school districts holding special Sept. 13 elections

    As of Wednesday, there have already been 55 requests submitted to the Jasper County Auditor’s office for absentee ballots it doesn’t even have yet.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Winners announced in summer reading program

    Jasmine Roush, left, was winner of a Kindle Fire and Kathryn Van Maanen, right, won a half hour flight over Newton from Johnson Aviation. The winners ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Public Health: Child car seat safety

    Every day in America, too many children ride in car seats that have been installed incorrectly or are the wrong car seats for their age and size. Othe ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Iowans challenged to ‘Take the Next Step’

    AMES — Getting active doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it’s as simple as adding a few more steps to your daily routine. Take The Next Step Cha ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Sevenbergen earns national opticianry certification

    Newton Daily NewsThe American Board of Opticianry and the National Contact Lens Examiners has announ ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • A day out with Thomas

    Newton Daily News BOONE — Start your engines! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to t ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Jasper County Concert Association season to begin soon

    The Jasper County Concert Association 2016-17 season will begin when “Bravissimo Broadway” opens the season at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26.  
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Discovery Hike

    Join volunteer naturalists at 10 a.m. Saturday for a Nature Discovery Walk along the half mile, paved Overlook Trail loop. You will learn about wildli ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Carnival in the Park

    Integrated Treatment Services, Optimae and NAMI will host Newton’s Carnival in the Park beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Maytag Park’s West Shelter ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Colfax Classic Car Show

    The annual Classic Car Show returns to Colfax Saturday. Trophies will give to the Top 20 cars and People’s Choice. Also Special Memorial Trophies in h ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Demolition Derby

    The demolition derby will begin at 7 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Four classes will divide the field again. First will be the powder puff class, then th ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Cruizin' the Square

    The Sully Night Out Fourth Annual Cruizin’ the Square Classic Car Show will feature Sully Big Band will perform at 7 p.m. Pie and popcorn will be serv ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • Tickets to 19 shows on sale Aug. 29

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts has announced tickets to select shows in our 2016-2017 season will go on sale Monday. Tickets can be purchased ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:06 am