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  • Battle of the Blues Bands set for Sunday at Izaak Walton

    Scotty & the Wingtips, Diva and the Deacons and Hard Left Turn are coming to town — and hoping to make it to Memphis this fall for the International B ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Style show back at First Presbyterian

    The spring style show and luncheon is back at the First Presbyterian Church. Following a two year break, the show returns on a new day and with a new ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • The Piano Men — starring Jim Witter comes to Newton Monday

    Newton High School Centre for Performance welcomes a musical celebration of the 1970s, hit by hit from the songs of Billy Joel and Elton John. The Pia ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Two arrested in warehouse burglary

    Two Newton residents were arrested in a warehouse burglary on Saturday.Jake R. Wells, 24, and a 17-y ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Wellness Coalition healthy snack program receives funding

    The healthy snack program created by the Newton Wellness Coalition received $2,000 from the city-wide parent teacher association, coalition member Rob ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Celebrating the hymns event April 30

    A special event celebrating the hymns will be “The Heartland Hymn Sing’’ at 7 p.m. April 30 at Pella Christian High School Vermeer Auditorium.
    April 20, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Volunteers needed for Aurora Parks project

    Friends of Newton Parks and City of Newton’s Parks and Grounds Division are seeking volunteers to help with the upcoming playground installation proje ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Protestant prayer beads class Sunday

    United Presbyterian Church and United Methodist Church are hosting a Protestant Prayer Beads class at 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Presbyterian Church, ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Iowa Speedway launches new website

    As part of an ongoing effort to better serve and engage fans, Iowa Speedway has revamped the track’s digital experience ahead of Wide Opening Weekend ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • The Way to host groundbreaking celebration

    Newton Church of The Way will host a ground breaking day from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 1 at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E.
    April 20, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Advantage Credit Union offering personal credit program

    On Monday, Mike Farley from Advantage Credit Union will be presenting a brief, educational program on using and understanding personal credit. Attende ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Hometown Rewards hosting Energy Saving Competition

    Hometown Rewards is calling on all Newton builders, tinkerers, thinkers and innovators to put their mind to the task, research and demonstrate an ener ...
    April 20, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Richardson Run returns May 14

    The Richardson Run Memorial 5K will begin at 9 a.m. May 14 at Berg Middle School, 1900 N. Fifth Ave. E. and is hosted by the Newton Police Department.
    April 20, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    April 20, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Project Blue Light to support law enforcement

    Light up Newton blue — that is the goal of the first annual Project Blue Light fundraiser sponsored by the Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association.
    April 19, 2016 - 11:49 am