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  • NHS students receive scholarships at assembly

    Newton High School held its annual scholarship awards assembly Friday morning and afternoon. Academic awards and scholarships from Dollars for Scholar ...
    May 8, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Hikers hunt for signs of spring

    A handful of hikers set out Saturday morning to find signs of spring during the annual Woodland Wildflower Walk lead by Jasper County Conservation Nat ...
    May 8, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Project AWAKE raises money for new pergola

    More than 15 people wait in line to buy plants during the annual Project AWAKE plant sale Friday. The money will go toward the Newton Arboretum and a ...
    May 8, 2017 - 11:33 am
  • Two hospitalized following Kellogg accident

    A two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon led to serious injuries for two drivers north of Kellogg. ...
    May 8, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run to return to Newton

    The Iowa Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will return to Newton this month with more than 30 participants.
    May 5, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Need for foster care families on the rise

    In light of National Foster Care Awareness Month, Iowa KidsNet in Jasper County hopes to bring awareness to the growing need of foster care in the cou ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:26 am
  • New stop, yield signs approved for southwest Newton

    Fourteen uncontrolled intersections in the southwest quadrant of Newton will now have signage. City ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • School board to vote on new Thomas Jefferson principal

    The Newton Community School Board of Education will convene for its regular meeting Monday night at the EJH Beard Administration Center. Due to the la ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Meeting set to discuss child care options needed in Newton

    The Newton Development Corporation (NDC) has been hearing from several employers that some of their employees can’t find child care in Newton.
    May 5, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Corrections

    The Signs of Spring woodland wildflower walk will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Ashton Wildwood Park. The Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program ab ...
    May 5, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Young Professionals of Jasper County to host Newton Fest kick-off

    Newton Fest will kick-off with a one-of-a-kind special event June 7 at the DMACC Newton Campus Innovation Center hosted by the Young Professionals of ...
    May 5, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Newton’s DECA attends national conference

    Seven members from the Newton DECA Chapter recently attended the National DECA Conference on April 26-30 in Anaheim, Calif. where more than 20,000 mem ...
    May 5, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Newton library begins ‘Catch Your Pet Reading’ contest

    Catch Your Pet ReadingHelp us celebrate National Pets Month. Post a photograph of your pet reading a ...
    May 5, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Jasper County Auditor appointed to national election commission

    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has appointed Jasper County Auditor Dennis Parrott to the federal U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standard ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Fireworks legalization triggers questions for city policy

    With pending fireworks legalization waiting on only the governor’s signature, city staff in Newton is working proactively to be ready when the law goe ...
    May 4, 2017 - 11:10 am