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  • Loebsack discusses new child mental health bill

    Thursday afternoon’s roundtable discussion at the Newton Arboretum didn’t last long, but it touched on a powerful and specific subject.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Local students named to dean’s list at Drake University

    DES MOINES — The following local students were named to the dean’s list at Drake University. This academic honor is achieved by earning a grade point ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Local students receive BVU degrees

    STORM LAKE — In May 2016, the following area students graduated from Buena Vista University: Teresa ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Iowa Dept. of Ed announces free, reduced price meal policy

    The Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services, announced this month its policy for free and reduced price meals for childr ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • UNI awards degrees to 1,353 Spring grads

    CEDAR FALLS — New alumni were recently added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa.
    July 24, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Iowa Youth Chorus offers choir camp at library

    Iowa Youth Chorus, in cooperation with the Newton Public Library, is offering a children’s choir camp the week of July 25.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Get helpful hints to use your smartphones at NPL

    Summer Reading for AdultsThe Newton Public Library’s Summer Reading program has been a longtime favo ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Quarry Springs grand opening includes fishing derby, nature hike

    COLFAX — The grand opening of Quarry Springs Park, scheduled for Saturday, will give visitors a full experience of what the newly opened park currentl ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Veterans presented with quilts

    Since 2003, a growing program designed to acknowledge and thank veterans for their service has allowed two Newton-area men to receive something that w ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Monroe youth continues family traditions at county fair

    COLFAX — For many kids at the Jasper County Fair, the experience is a family affair. The same is true for 12-year-old Charly Birkenholtz, who is follo ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • City council favors full-time NHDC director

    To continue the housing efforts in Newton, the city council decided to move forward with a proposal to fund a full-time Newton Housing Development Cor ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Newton Parks Board recaps Fourth of July events

    The Fourth of July fireworks event and other recently completed projects were discussed at the Newton Parks Board monthly meeting Wednesday night at c ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • HALO makes good on one Newton Manufacturing promise

    HALO Branded Solutions this week voluntarily started making payments to suppliers of a bankrupt company acquired by HALO.
    July 21, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Pokémon Party and Safari at the NPL

    Pokémon trainers of all ages are invited to join us for a Pokémon party at the Newton Public Library on Monday.
    July 21, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Theisen’s community grant applications due Aug. 15

    Applications for 2016 Theisen’s More for Your Community grants are due Aug. 15, two weeks earlier than in past years. More than $250,000 in total gran ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:53 am