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  • Fountain Hills homes eligible for home incentive

    To lessen confusion for home buyers, city council approved homes in Fountain Hills to participate in the city’s $10,000 cash house incentive program. ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Newton school board OKs next year’s school calendar

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school year calendar Monday night after a lengthy discussion.
    March 28, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • City officials to address parking concerns

    The Traffic Safety Committee has been busy working to address parking concerns throughout the city. In the latest round, the committee proposed change ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Jasper County Cover Crop Field Day Thursday

    A Soil Health & Cover Crop Field Day will be held on Thursday at the Farm of Gordon Wassenaar just south of Prairie City. Registration will start at 1 ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Growing number of farmers using cover crops for quality soil, water

    There’s no way around it — we all need safe water. Perhaps it’s no surprise, then, that water quality has been a hot button issue in Iowa.
    March 28, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • City of Newton audit report released

    Gronewold, Bell, Kyhnn & Co. P.C. CPAs have released an audit report on the City ofNewton.The audito ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • ISU student from Newton will present research at Iowa’s State Capitol

    AMES — Iowa State University student Jacob Hill, of Newton, will be among 25 ISU undergraduates who present their research to legislators and others d ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Granny Basketball, Newton leaders raising money for Newton YMCA

    Newton YMCA will host its annual fundraiser event, Granny Basketball at 7 p.m. Friday at Berg Middle School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
    March 28, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Deadline for Liheap application is in April

    April is the final month to apply for the 2016-2017 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (Liheap).
    March 28, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Wes Finch Auto Plaza awards $1,000 donation to Central Iowa Christian School

    GRINNELL — Wes Finch Auto Plaza has kicked off this year’s donation contest with a $1,000 donation to the Central Iowa Christian School. Voting took p ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Newton students to perform in Irish comedy- drama at Northwestern

    ORANGE CITY — Lucas Sander, a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, is performing in the college’s production of “Dancing at Lughnasa,” a co ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Newton Public Library gets internet infrastructure upgrade

    Internet access has improved greatly at the Newton Public Library thanks to a much needed upgrade to the cabling supporting the network.
    March 28, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Diamond Vogel Paint, Keep Iowa Beautiful announced grant awards for the 2017 Paint Iowa Beautiful Program

    DES MOINES — Diamond Vogel Paint and Keep Iowa Beautiful announced the grant awards for the 2017 Paint Iowa Beautiful program. The program provides fr ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Iowa Honey Queen shares the buzz about bees

    More than two dozen people were on hand to learn about honey bees and the many products they help produce from Iowa Honey Queen Carly Rae Vannoy on Sa ...
    March 28, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Colfax Main Street Wine and Canvas is sold out event

    Art and wine lovers alike came out in numbers to the inaugural Wine and Canvas event on Saturday in Colfax. Sponsored by Colfax Main Street, the sold ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:52 am