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  • Amana hosts Fall Fiber Show and Sale Nov. 5-6

    The Amana Arts Guild, 1210 G St. in High Amana, located in one of the seven Amana historic villages of the Amana Colony, will sponsor a Fall Fiber Art ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Newton library’s pumpkin contest features book characters

    More than 20 extraordinary pumpkins are on display at the Newton Public Library this week for the third annual Pumpkin Contest.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • NCSD board discusses recent campus budget cuts

    Budget cuts for Newton Community School District campuses and classrooms were decided and approved by the NCSD Board of Education months ago. However, ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Figure-skating champion headed to Newton

    The latest in a long line of celebrities stopping in Newton to campaign for a 2016 presidential candidate continues.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Newton establishes Community Marketing Board

    The city is continuing its work to combine community marketing efforts by establishing a Community Marketing Board. The ordinance was recently approve ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 9:24 am
  • 20-year-old Newton man charged with lascivious conduct with minors

    A Newton man is facing several charges after being accused of lascivious conduct with three minors.M ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Some eastern Iowa areas might be too flood-damaged for hunting

    No one from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants to see vehicles or people get stuck in muddy areas. That’s why the DNR is trying to get the ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Haunted Iowa with Terry Fisk program at the Newton library

    Join paranormal investigator, Terry Fisk, at noon Saturday at the Newton Public Library for an inside look at some of the most haunted places in Iowa.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Jasper County Sheriff hosting food drive

    On Oct. 31 through Nov. 4 The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office will be accepting food donations for a local food pantry.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Art exhibit and sale coming to Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    The Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge have received a generous donation of 18 Maynard Reece artist’s proofs.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Jasper County schools, community to host upcoming blood drives

    DES MOINES — As the provider of blood to more than 120 hospitals in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota, LifeServe Blood Center relies on local donors to ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Hearing in Monroe sex abuse case rescheduled

    MONROE — A Knoxville man charged with third-degree sexual abuse in an April 2015 incident involving a 13-year-old Monroe girl will have to wait a few ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Rush-hour wreck

    The Newton fire and police departments responded to a collision at about 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of East 16th Street and First Avenue East. Newt ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Bicycle thief leads police on foot chase

    After a short foot chase, a Newton man was arrested for allegedly stealing a bicycle from Walmart on Oct. 18.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Neal Smith NWR to host Halloween Animal Encounters Sunday

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host “Halloween Animal Encounters” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the refuge, 9981 Pacific St. in Prairie City.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:32 am