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  • New floor plan proposed for Newton Public Library

    The Newton Public Library has undergone cosmetic changes in the past year and the most dramatic changes have recently been proposed to improve the lib ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Uncontrolled intersection addressed in northwest Newton

    Uncontrolled intersections in the northwest area of Newton have been approved for traffic signs. Cit ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • NCSD Board to consider school calendar, bond sale authorization

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education’s regular meeting is scheduled for Monday evening at the EJH Beard Administration Center. The ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Skiff makes $24.7 million impact on community

    Skiff Medical Center generates 333 jobs that add nearly $25 million to Jasper County’s economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Ass ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Iowa Lakes Community College fall honors list released

    ESTHERVILLE — Valerie Newhouse, President of Iowa Lakes Community College, has released the fall honors list of full-time students who have demonstrat ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Newton student to receive scholarship for student teaching

    AMES — Jennifer Johnson, of Newton, will receive a scholarship from the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences to support a student teaching ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Newton student in honors program

    ORANGE CITY — Lucas Sander has been admitted to Northwestern College’s Honors Program.The Honors Pro ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • NHS speech competitor enjoys bringing out emotions

    High school junior Faith Harlow will represent Newton at the 2017 All-State Speech Festival in Cedar Falls next week.
    March 24, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • A fond farewell

    Co-workers, friends and family celebrate with Jasper County Health Department Office Manager Sheryl Simatovich during her retirement party on Thursday ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Pet license late fees begin April 1

    Don’t forget to purchase your 2017 pet tags before April 1 to avoid a $20 late fee.Per city ordinanc ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Under Construction

    Heavy equipment and fencing is now on full display on the PCM Middle School/Prairie City Elementary campus, as a nearly year-long construction project ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Fourth of July weekend campsite reservations open soon

    Campers anxious to reserve spots for the Fourth of July weekend should mark March 31 on their calendars, when reservations for a Friday arrival open.
    March 24, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Arias in Concert returns to Newton

    Come see and heat the rising stars of the “Opera Iowa” traveling troupe.The performance is set for 3 ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Battle of the Books continues at the Newton Public Library

    Battle of the BooksMarch 1-31 — We’re playing Battle of the Books. This is a bracket-style tournamen ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Honey Bee Talk set for Saturday in Newton

    Project AWAKE is hosting a talk on Honey Bees at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Newton Arboretum.The 2017 I ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:02 am