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  • Street Survival school comes to Newton

    A Street Survival school will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 in the parking lot at Iowa Speedway, 3333 Rusty Wallace Drive in Newton.
    April 24, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Local financial advisor honored for performance

    Mark Allen, who has been an Edward Jones financial advisor in Newton since 2004, was recently invited to attend the Edward Jones Managing Partner’s Co ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • NHS does prom Great Gatsby-style

    Newton's 2017 junior-senior prom revolved around a Great Gatsby theme, which was chosen by the junior class. Students were dressed to impress for the ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Sen. Grassley tours Skiff, talks healthcare with hospital employees

    U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley stopped in Newton Friday morning to visit Skiff Medical Center. He toured the hospital and answered questions from physicians ...
    April 24, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • NHS Battle of the Books teams heading to state competition

    Battle of the Books doesn’t receive the same level of attention as varsity athletics, but the students involved in the reading competition work just a ...
    April 21, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Galaxy Gala

    Jasper County Conservation is providing an opportunity for people to socialize, share beverages and appreciate the stars on April 29.
    April 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Three things to know from the Community Marketing Board meeting on Thursday

    1. The board approved a regional events-based advertising and marketing campaign plan for the 2017 season. The plan has the city spending $32,144 on f ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Blessing Box to help the hungry

    Church members of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church are introducing a food box in their home’s backyard as way to reach out to those in need.
    April 21, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Local youth recognized for innovation as part of FIRST LEGO League

    FIRST LEGO League announced 20 semi-finalist teams would advance to the Seventh Annual FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award. The Jasper County 4- ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Wittemberg Cemetery Association annual meeting

    The annual meeting of the Wittemberg Cemetery Association will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the home of Joe and Sandy Dodge, 1878 N. 51st Ave. E. in Newto ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • April Rotary Students of the Month

    The Newton Rotary Club has recognized Ryanne Rausch and Joshua Ventling, both Newton High School seniors, as April Rotary Students of the Month. Rausc ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Home buying program at library

    Purchasing a home can be complicated, but there is help. On Monday, Mark Piper from Premier Lending will share everything you need to know before you ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • 14th annual ‘Big Weekend’ event offers special deal for campers

    The Newton KOA campground, 1601 E. 36th St. S. in Newton, is offering campers a special Saturday of camping for just $10 to benefit KOA Care Camps for ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Fundrasing performance of ‘Pvt Wars’ set for Tuesday at NCT

    Newton Community Theatre will presents its award-winning production of “PVT Wars” by James McLure at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The performance is a festival fun ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • MAT athletes compete at Indianola meet

    Indianola was the site for the MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team as they competed at a USTA tumbling, trampoline and double mini trampoline event.
    April 21, 2017 - 9:57 am