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  • Newton Main Street director resigns

    Andrew Bassman is stepping down from his role as Newton Main Street Executive Director. Bassman gave his notice to the Newton Main Street Board of Dir ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Artifacts, species present new challenge for $15M interchange

    MINGO — When the Iowa Transportation Commission voted 4-3 in May to push forward with the Iowa Department of Transportation’s plan to build a $15 mill ...
    June 24, 2016 - 1:12 pm
  • Newton CVB celebrates 20 years

    The Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau is celebrating 20 years of being the city’s “arm of marketing.” An open house celebration was held in honor ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Making an impact

    If you look around, you’ll see that people of all ages give much of their time to help make their community a great place to live.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Stars on a stage

    Young actors and actresses have spent the past few weeks working on three plays to present to the public Friday night at the Newton Community Theater ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • NCSD board to meet in new building

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education is set to meet Monday evening at a place where area residents shopped for groceries for many y ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Dollars for Scholars, secondary schools help out Class of 2016

    Newton High School’s graduating class of 2016 has already been announced as the winners of a collective $2.7 million in scholarship money. Here are th ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • NPD introduces FREEZE! program

    The Newton Police Department is excited to introduce operation FREEZE!The program is designed to pro ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Local students named to Wartburg dean's list

    WAVERLY — Wartburg College has recognized 427 students who were named to the 2016 Winter/May Term Dean's List.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Local students graduate from Marshalltown Community College

    MARSHALLTOWN — On May 6, graduates of Marshalltown Community College took their next step as they became alumni of the college. Graduates listed below ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Baxter grad named to dean’s list at the University of Minnesota

    MORRIS, Minn. — Jeremy O’Hara, of Baxter, has been named to the University of Minnesota, Morris Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester. To be eligib ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Pet Vaccination Clinic will be from at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Newton Fire Department, 410 S. Second Ave. W. in Newton. Cost will be $35 for ca ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Newton resident installed as president of Iowa P.E.O. board

    Cathi Fouts, of Newton, was installed as president of the Iowa P.E.O. executive board at the 124th annual convention of the P.E.O. Sisterhood June 4 a ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Volunteers needed for tree inventory project in Newton

    The City of Newton is participating in a special program offered by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources called the Sustainable Urban Forestry Tra ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute plans Iowa stop

    The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:10 am