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  • LIHEAP offers help with heating expenses

    For some, admitting a need for help with finances isn’t easy.Admitting there are not sufficient hous ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Skating rink headed back to Maytag Park

    A project that started last winter is coming to life with the addition of an ice skating rink at Maytag Park. The rink is not yet up and running, but ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • 10-year-old’s story inspires family, doctors

    PRAIRIE CITY — Ten-year-old Leilani Lahey from Ankeny has been in University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for nearly 15 months and is continuing to s ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • DNR: Chronic wasting has not spread to livestock

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is conducting a sampling on chronic wasting disease in deer. The disease has not spread to livestock, the dep ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Wes Finch Auto Plaza awards another $1,000 donation

    Wes Finch Auto Plaza has awarded another $1,000 donation to a deserving local charitable organization through its Facebook Donation Contest, bringing ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • FNNB donates to Salvation Army

    First Newton National Bank recently made a donation to the Salvation Army Food Pantry following its annual food drive. Pictured are Rob Kahn, Vice Pre ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Elks providing Thanksmas luncheon Saturday

    To help spread out the giving season and holiday cheer, the Newton Elks Lodge #1270 is having a free Thanksmas dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturd ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Discover Hope, a faith based addiction support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • A Gingerbread Christmas

    Jasper County Historical Museum Christmas two-day open house will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the museum, 1700 S. 15th Ave. W.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Brisk night ushers in 81st courthouse lighting

    With kids in stocking caps and mittens and couples walking hand in hand down the sidewalk, the Newton community came out in full force Friday for the ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz stumps in Newton

    An overflowing crowd of more than 100 people packed the Pizza Ranch in Newton on Sunday to see Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz at ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Shop Small a success for local businesses

    It may have started slow, but the Small Business Saturday was a success for local Newton businesses. For the second year, businesses teamed up with Ne ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Cline Tool gives to St. Nicks

    Pictured are Cline Tool employees who shopped for and donated to the St. Nicks Christmas Club. The St. Nicks Christmas Club gathers toys and other gif ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Salvation Army receives donation

    Koenen Chiropractic hosted their 9th Annual Patient Appreciation Days where patients brought in cash and food donations to receive complementary care. ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Local pastor speaks up for refugees at state capitol

    Following the attacks in Paris and Gov. Terry Branstad’s announcing his intentions to block Syrian refugees from settling in Iowa, a group of Iowa cle ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:59 am