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  • A year in Newton: OPEN student wraps up year with host families

    Imagine if you had grown up in eastern Europe, were new to the United States, and one of your first stops was the Iowa State Fair.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Community Citizen Award

    Kellogg Lions Club 2016 Community Citizen Award was given to Stan Heidemann, center, at a recent meeting by Mary Ann Van Maaren, right, and Art Cooper ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • Citizens feeling safer in Newton, survey reveals

    Results from the 2016 Community Attitude Survey show citizens find Newton a safer community than two years ago. More than 600 citizens participated in ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • The Farmer’s Wife wins Newton Main Street’s Open 4 Business contest

    The Farmer’s Wife has won Newton Main Street’s 2016 Open 4 Business contest, Newton Main Street announced Wednesday.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • City offices closed Memorial Day

    All City offices will be closed Monday in observation of Memorial Day. Westwood Golf Course will be open regular business hours.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • NPD to host Coffee with a Cop June 3

    Officers from Newton Police Department will come together with community members June 3 in an informal setting to discuss issues, build relationships ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Trash pick up in Prairie City

    Trash and yard waste scheduled for Monday in Prairie City will be picked up June 3. ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Public Library Board will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Board Room of the library, 100 N. Third Ave. W.
    May 26, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Aerial patrols to inspect towers, lines

    ITC will be conducting its semi-annual aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission towers and lines throughout its service territory in Jasper County ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Iowa Heart Center to offer vascular specialty services in Newton

    Iowa Heart Center has announced the addition of vascular specialty services at its office in Newton, located at 300 N. Fourth Ave. E, Suite 160 in the ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Memorial Day Service

    Newton Union Cemetery, W. Fourth Ave. N. and N. 19th Ave. W. will be the location of the service and is sponsored by Jasper County Veterans Council.
    May 26, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Balek Family Benefit

    The event includes a spaghetti supper, super bingo and a silent auction. The funds raised from the event will go toward Jerry Balek and his family as ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Kickoff Summer Bash

    Grilled hot dogs, burgers and live music featuring four bands. Kids welcome until 10 a.m. ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Gone Fishing

    Find time to spend at your favorite fishing hole in Jasper County. Check out Jacob Krumm with its 450-acre park and preserve or the 15 miles of shorel ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Sounds of Inspiration

    The southern Gospel music group will perform at the church, 1510 S. Eighth Ave. E. For more information, call 641-792-2482.
    May 26, 2016 - 11:35 am