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  • Club helps raise homeless awareness

    An event that took place this fall allowed a Newton High School civic organization to contribute to a cause that doesn’t get much attention in rural I ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • 'Join the Movement' donation

    Representatives from Kinetic Edge presented a check to the Friends of Newton Parks. The donation was made as part of the “Join the Movement” program. ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • City Council to talk animal control

    The Newton City City Council will look to further address animal control at its meeting on Monday. This time around the council ordinance will look in ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Newton library to support JCARL, offers special programs

    JCARL Donation DriveThe Newton Public Library is collecting supplies for the Jasper County Animal Re ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Bond, planning moving forward for Berg rebuild

    The sale of $10 million in bonds at Monday’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting was one of the most visible recent developmen ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Economic development major focus for city

    A major focus of the city in recent years has been economic development and growing the housing market, and efforts in those areas are continuing into ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • TIF district funds find new allocation

    In a move made by city council to redirect monies to general funds, the allotment to be paid back on TIF district debts will slow up during the next f ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Bantell completes 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

    Dante Bantell recently completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Newton Public Library. The 1,000 Books program is ongoing, parents ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Four state scratch games end Feb. 28

    As part of its standard procedures, the Iowa Lottery is officially ending sales in four of its instant-scratch games and has established the deadline ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Newton Public Library hosts JCARL Donation Drive through December

    The Newton Public Library is collecting supplies for the Jasper County Animal Rescue League during the month of December.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Keeping the lights shining bright

    FNNB Bank recently made a donation of $500 to the Jasper County Courthouse Lighting Fund. Pictured are from left, Rob Kahn, Vice President of FNNB Ban ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • NFD to host retirement celebration Friday

    Newton Fire Department has announced the upcoming retirement of Newton firefighter/EMT paramedic Tom Richmond. Richmond has served for more than 23 ye ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Autobiography details Newton native’s life

    “Idiot out wandering around” is an endearing expression some Iowans use to playfully self-describe their journey through life as they experience their ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Two Wednesday wrecks lead to injuries

    Two Wednesday traffic accidents in Jasper County led to two women being taken to area hospitals.Abou ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • NHS yearbook earns three awards

    When Newton High School Media attended the Iowa High School Press Association Fall Convention in Iowa City on Oct. 27, the staff received three yearbo ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:03 pm