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  • Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit highlights industry’s future

    ALTOONA — Renewable fuels industry leaders brimmed mostly with optimism at the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on Tuesday.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Reading with Orion

    Therapy dogs may come and go from the Newton Public Library, but the impact they have on young readers will always remain true.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Newton Fire Academy back for second year

    Have you ever wondered what a firefighter does all day? Are you curious about how they fight fires and deal with hazardous materials? If so, then the ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Jasper Community Foundation Grant applications available Wednesday

    The Jasper Community Foundation is announcing its request for grant proposals for 2017. The Foundation recently received its County Endowment Fund Pro ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Ashton Church and Cemetery Assoc. meeting on Sunday

    The annual meeting of the Ashton Church and Cemetery Association will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at the chapel in Mingo.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Church of The Way serves first community meal

    Newton Church of The Way served its first community meal Saturday and the turnout was far from scarce.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Sewing days next week at St. Luke

    Another session of sewing days is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Volunteers are invited to join i ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubLouise Meakins, outgoing president, installed the 2017 officers at the January me ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Kiwanis Students of the Month

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis Students of the Month for January, Mackenzie Hansen and Connor Gholson, were presented the book “A Flower in the Snow” by Jeff ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Newton High School 2016-17 First Semester A Honor Roll

    A-DJaden Adams, Kaytlin Ahn, Jacob Aldrich, Madeline Allen, Morgan Allen, Madilynn Amos, Annastacia ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Newton High School 2016-17 First Semester B Honor Roll

    A-DGavin Aalbers, Chase Adams, Samantha Adams, Yesenia Amador, Reece Annee, Trevor Annee, Jarrett An ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Newton man to be sentenced in road rage incident

    A Newton man is set to be sentenced in March after he pleaded not guilty to a child endangerment charge after a road rage incident in October.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • City getting creative to stay on budget

    In a year where initial expenses have exceeded revenues, the City of Newton is getting creative to stay within its budget. Through reallocating funds, ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • Blues Under the Blue Roof at the Newton Public Library

    Celebrate local blues music at the Newton Public Library. A new musical performance will be held eve ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Nature Tots at Neal Smith NWR set for Saturday

    Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a refuge naturalist to read stories, explore outside, make nature crafts and m ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:01 am