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  • Seven things to know about this weekend’s Bowlful of Blues

    Here are seven things you need to know about this weekend’s 24th Annual Bowlful of Blues events: 1. ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Mingo woman’s social media gratitude goes viral

    When Regina Majerus’ car had a tire blowout on Interstate 80 last week, she had no idea who would end helping her resolve her dilemma.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • A new helpful smile in the aisle

    It was a whirlwind week for Newton Hy-Vee Store Director Scott Pearson when he found out he got the job.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Second annual Worship Downtown

    Hundreds of chairs filled the 200 block of North Third Avenue East for the second annual Worship Downtown service. Leaders and members from seven down ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Local junior naturalists earn state badge, certification

    Kyra and Kaylin Hauber, 10, of Newton went above and beyond this summer to earn their 2016 Iowa Junior Naturalist badge and certificate.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Council Bluffs man wins Get to Know Newton VIP experience

    The grand prize winner in the Get to Know Newton VIP Experience sweepstakes, Jon Hauser, of Council Bluffs, was informed Tuesday that his was the winn ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Trial set for sex abuse case

    A Newton man charged with third-degree sexual abuse has pleaded not guilty and a jury trial has been scheduled for October.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Kellogg UMC to host free movie

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free movie night at 7 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • United Presbyterian to host One Voice

    United Presbyterian Church will host its monthly One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • First UMC to resume free meals

    First United Methodist Church will resume its free community meals from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at the church, 210 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Newton Masonic Lodge donates to First Christian Church

    Newton Masonic Lodge No. 59 Worshipful Master Hank Britton awards a check to Newton First Christian Church Beds 4 Kids coordinators Dick Palmer and Ra ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Immanuel Baptist to host AWANA

    Immanuel Baptist Church will host AWANA youth program for children kindergarten through the sixth grade from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at the church, 130 ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • OWLS to host garden grillout

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host its monthly Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program (OWLS) to discuss creative ways to use garden produce at ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Unique blooms boast blue ribbons in Iowa State Fair Floriculture Show

    DES MOINES — Top gardeners from across Iowa competed in the Something Different division of the Floriculture show judged Aug. 15-16 at the 2016 Iowa S ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • Newton man places in veggie tray contest

    DES MOINES — Iowa vegetable growers competed in the Vegetable Container Display and Vegetable Tray divisions of the Vegetable Crops competition at the ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:32 am