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  • Hundreds take home skills, more from Literacy Night

    If the enthusiasm level at a recent event at Berg Elementary School translates into total books read, it almost seems like students there could read a ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Policy readings, committee reports slated for NCSD

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education will have a few items on Monday’s regular meeting agenda that were bumped from the Jan. 25 mee ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • ‘Blue Roof’ blues concert series starts Monday

    If you want to find live music in Newton on the next four Monday nights, just look for the blues.Beg ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Noon Kiwanis honors January students

    Newton Noon Kiwanis recently honored the Newton Senior High School January Students of the Month. Pictured are Jake Bennett and Sara Cook along with P ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Plea expected in child endangerment case

    A Newton mother who was charged after her 1-year-old son tested positive for methamphetamine is expected to enter a plea on Monday.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Preparing a French Chef’s dinner

    Des Moines Area Community College Culinary Arts student Karli Roozeboom, of Kellogg, slices mushrooms to be served at a French Chef’s dinner recently ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • City conducting community attitude survey

    In order to gain knowledge of the community’s feeling on the livability of Newton, the city is conducting a Community Attitude Survey, available now t ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Coaches v. Cancer Week agenda

    Newton High School will host two Coaches v. Cancer Week events the week of Feb. 8. The first set of events will be around the Newton and Pella basketb ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • DMACC to hold two information sessions about court reporting

    Court Reporters are at the center of interesting judicial trials and fascinating events. The Des Moines Area Community College Newton campus offers Io ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • DMACC establishes $500 valedictorian scholarship, applications available

    Newton Daily NewsDes Moines Area Community College will be awarding their very first Valedictorian S ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubLouise Meakins gave a program on Water Quality Issues in Iowa at the January meet ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Kellogg Lions Club Pancake Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday at Cabin in the park in Kellogg. The Kellogg fire department and EMTs will benefi ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Frozen Fins tourney canceled

    Jasper County Conservation’s second annual Frozen Fins Ice Fishing Tournament has been canceled due to ice conditions. For any questions contact Greg ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Kids Count: Iowa children and families make some gains

    Iowa children are showing continual improvement in their health and education conditions, but there’s no room for complacency, according to new data r ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Iowan playing key role in tracking imperiled wildlife

    Peering through binoculars, a citizen scientist is watching a huge nest in a tree that is home to two bald eagles and their young — or are there three ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:09 am