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  • Bring on Metallica

    Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Paris and London are all stops on Metallica’s WorldWired tour this year.
    May 26, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • School board members recognized for service

    In addition to conducting district business, the Newton Community School Board of Education celebrated School Board Recognition Month at this week’s r ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • City staff reorganization to bring focus on finance, economic development

    To bring a tighter focus on the City of Newton’s finances, a reorganization of some city staff positions was approved by city council this week.
    May 26, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Racing Towards Academic Success

    Berg Middle School students make their grand entrance into the gym for the school's Racing Towards Academic Success assembly. Seventh and eighth grade ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • South Dakota State announces dean’s list for spring

    BROOKINGS, S.D. — Michaela Marie Jacobsen, of Newton, has been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence during the spring 2017 semester at Sou ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Emergency alert sent to Baxter residents

    An emergency alert was sent out to the residents of Baxter Thursday evening stating they should remain inside their homes due to an emergency situatio ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Newton company collecting donations for local family affected by fire

    Integrity Cleaning and Restoration is working with Daniels family whose house was damage in a May 19 fire.
    May 26, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Memorial Day Services planned in Jasper County

    The Military Honor Guard will take part in several Memorial Day services Sunday in Jasper County. Each ceremony will include a prayer service and a 21 ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubIn May, members of the Kellogg Garden Club planted several flats of annuals in fi ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Branderhurst receives agricultural accomplishment award

    Josie Branderhurst, of Monroe and student at PCM High School, was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor the DEKALB Agricultural A ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Summer Reading Kick-Off Picnic set for June 1 at the library

    Holiday ClosuresThe library will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day and Tuesday for s ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Eagle Scout project brings gaga ball to Newton

    The word “gaga” might bring to mind a pop singer, but it also identifies a new piece of playground equipment at Newton’s Aurora Park.
    May 25, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Council approves fireworks use on holidays

    Newton City Council finalized a city ordinance Wednesday for consumer use of fireworks within city limits between 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the Fourth of J ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Hatch Development Group selected for Hotel Maytag renovation

    Following a comprehensive search, the city has found a preferred developer for the Hotel Maytag renovation.
    May 25, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Enjoy several programs offered at Lake Red Rock Memorial Day Weekend

    There’s always something happening at Lake Red Rock. Check out these upcoming programs and activities:
    May 25, 2017 - 11:03 am