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  • Local author to speak at Newton library

    The Newton Public Library will welcome Newton author, K.C. Wren, at 6 p.m. Thursday. Wren will discuss her novel, “The Dancing Winds,” and her experie ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Park Centre employees earn scholarships

    Four employees of Park Centre in Newton have been awarded a combined total of $6,000 in scholarships to further their education in health care related ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Lip Sync Battles bring down the house

    Berg Middle School's "Berg Bellas" lip sync a Pitch Perfect performance at Saturday's competition to benefit the school council. The team featured Mik ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Belle visits Newton Public Library

    Belle from Disney's Beauty and the Beast visited the Newton Public Library Thursday night for storybook time. More than 20 girls dressed up as their f ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Newton bowman sets aim for 2020 Olympics

    COLFAX — It is the dream of every athlete to someday represent their country at the Olympic games.Mo ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Draft study shows strengths, weaknesses in Jasper County housing markets

    Preliminary results of a county-wide housing study announced in December were presented Thursday at three community meetings in Newton, Sully and Prai ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Community Marketing Board begins work on 2017 plans

    The Newton Community Marketing Board set its sights on the 2017 marketing plan during is second meeting on Thursday. The group discussed various porti ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Work continues with D&D program

    Three properties are up for purchase at the city council meeting on Monday. The properties are a part of the dangerous and dilapidated program, an ini ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Collective bargaining debate impacts negotiations in Newton

    The debate over collective bargaining dominated Iowa’s political landscape this week. The Iowa House and Senate gathered mostly along party lines to d ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • NFD promotes fire awareness

    Weather conditions forecasted the next several days include unseasonably warm and dry weather for February. Many people will get a head start on sprin ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Catch more blues tunes at the Newton Public Library Monday

    Blues Under the Blue RoofBlues Under the Blue Roof is back. A new musical performance will be held e ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Park office set to move from Krumm Arboretum

    The relocation of the parks department office from Krumm Arboretum to the Public Works office was one of many topics discussed at the Newton Park Boar ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Radio veteran to be honored by Iowa Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame

    The Eagles. David Crosby. The Byrds. A former Beatle.Kyle Martin has interviewed some incredible mus ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • City snow plow slides through stop sign, causes car crash

    The Newton Police Department released a report Wednesday about a crash between a city truck snow plow and a vehicle on Feb. 8, which caused the vehicl ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Getting the links ready for opening day Friday

    Westwood Golf Course Golf Pro Brad Sponseller is hard at work getting the course ready for golfers this season. Thanks to above average temperatures a ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:24 am