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  • Plans start for East 31st Street North Restoration Project

    The process has started for the East 31st Street North Restoration Project with the city council approving a resolution to order bids at its Monday me ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Newton High Senior collects sunglasses for El Salvador

    For the past 20 years, a mission trip from Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newton to El Salvador has helped local people with medical and dental care. ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Congregations UCC to host film, discussion event

    Congregational United Church of Christ will be host a special screening of “Brave Miss World” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 308 E. Second St. ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • The Way hosts Spring Fiesta fundraiser March 13

    Newton Church of The Way will host a youth mission trip fundraiser, Spring Fiesta, from 6 to 9 p.m. March 13 at The Way Cafe, 2306 S. Third Ave. E.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Nolin Red Angus has high selling bull at expo

    Nolin Red Angus, comprised of Wyatt and Jessica Barnett, Mike and Dianna Nolin and Marjorie and Gene Nolin, all of Monroe, sold the High Selling Red A ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Lenten services at Christian Church in Colfax

    Howard Street Christian Church in Colfax will be hosting the following groups each Sunday during evening Lenten services.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Kellogg, Pleasant View UMC host five-week film night

    Kellogg United Methodist Church and Pleasant View United Methodist Church will host a free movie night at 6 p.m. each Saturday until Easter. Free popc ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • St. Luke hosts two-day sewing event for mission

    St. Luke United Methodist Church will host Sewing Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24-25 at the church fellowship hall, 501 E. 19th St. N. in Newton.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Iowa Deer Classic begins Friday

    DES MOINES — Whitetail aficionados will be filling Hy-Vee Hall for the Iowa Deer Classic, Friday through Sunday. The show draws exhibitors and attende ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at noon Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Candle in the wind

    Family and friends of Melisa Gregory and Steven Fisher huddled close Tuesday, during a chilly but poignant candlelight memorial on the Jasper County C ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Food for Fines

    The library will be accepting non-perishable food items in exchange for overdue fines assessed against library materials through Saturday. Each non-pe ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Several agencies partner for active-shooter drill at Berg

    If you are anywhere near Newton’s Berg School Complex on March 18, you might see some uncommon sights.
    March 3, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • City Council approves 2015-16 operating budget

    The 2015-2016 operating budget for the city of Newton was passed by the city council at the Monday meeting. After closing a public hearing that brough ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • A carnivore convocation

    Three eagles feed on a deer around 5 p.m. Sunday near the North Skunk River. This spot is less than 100 yards from a large nest. Jean Hagedon, of Newt ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:30 am
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