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  • Maytag Dairy Farms production remains stalled

    If you’re looking forward to the time when Maytag Dairy Farms is again selling the well-known, traditional cheese products it began creating in the 19 ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Rodeo exceeds expectations at annual fair Round Up

    COLFAX — Anticipation for the rodeo to join Jasper County Fair activities came to an end Saturday night as hundreds of people gathered around the fair ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Laborshed project continues in Jasper County

    The Newton Development Corporation is continuing to work with Iowa Workforce Development’s Regional Research Bureau to complete a Laborshed employment ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Viva La Vida ready to ink

    Starting your own business is challenging for an experienced veteran in a field, let alone someone with less than a year of experience.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Newton police to step up efforts around Fourth of July holiday

    The Fourth of July is best known for celebrations with family and friends, enjoying the summer weather with food and drinks. Those celebrations often ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Nature Tots at Neal Smith NWR

    Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a refuge naturalist from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday to read stories, go outside ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Family Fun Night with games, snacks and fun for families will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday at The Salvation Army of Newton, 301 N. Second Ave. E.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Newton Main Street director resigns

    Andrew Bassman is stepping down from his role as Newton Main Street Executive Director. Bassman gave his notice to the Newton Main Street Board of Dir ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Artifacts, species present new challenge for $15M interchange

    MINGO — When the Iowa Transportation Commission voted 4-3 in May to push forward with the Iowa Department of Transportation’s plan to build a $15 mill ...
    June 24, 2016 - 1:12 pm
  • Newton CVB celebrates 20 years

    The Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau is celebrating 20 years of being the city’s “arm of marketing.” An open house celebration was held in honor ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Making an impact

    If you look around, you’ll see that people of all ages give much of their time to help make their community a great place to live.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Stars on a stage

    Young actors and actresses have spent the past few weeks working on three plays to present to the public Friday night at the Newton Community Theater ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • NCSD board to meet in new building

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education is set to meet Monday evening at a place where area residents shopped for groceries for many y ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Dollars for Scholars, secondary schools help out Class of 2016

    Newton High School’s graduating class of 2016 has already been announced as the winners of a collective $2.7 million in scholarship money. Here are th ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • NPD introduces FREEZE! program

    The Newton Police Department is excited to introduce operation FREEZE!The program is designed to pro ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:52 am