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  • Newton YMCA celebrates Appreciation Month

    Part of a YMCA’s mission is to help improve the quality of life for area residents. Tuesday, the Newton YMCA’s administrators hosted an event designed ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Newton Main Street working to add art downtown

    In Newton Main Street’s continuing efforts to address the look of downtown Newton, executive director Graham Sullivan presented a proposal for artwork ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Photo: Hall of Famer

    Newton resident Dennis Farland was inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a Labor Day ceremony. Farland was inducted as part of the hall ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Thrivent donates to county food pantries

    Almost $5,000 was raised by Jasper County Thrivent during the month of July to be donated to local food pantries. The local Thrivent Chapter designate ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Bravissimo Broadway comes to Newton Sept. 26

    Three talented performers of the O Sole Trio — will treat a Newton audience to a unique mixture of Broadway favorites at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Newton ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Magnetic Main Street fundraiser back on Thursday

    Newton’s Magnetic Main Street fundraiser is back for another year of giving away great prizes while helping raise money for the program. The Iowa Spee ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • New phone service available for inmates

    Inmates at the Jasper County Jail will have a new provider to use for phone services.The Jasper Coun ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Newton Lions Club fundraiser Wednesday

    The Newton Lions Club will be working at the Newton Pizza Ranch for tips from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Child Safety Seat Inspection event

    The Newton Police Department will host a child safety seat inspection event from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the west parking lot of the Newton Police Dep ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Church of the Brethren to host men's quartet

    Church of the Brethren will host The Shepherd’s Staff Quartet, a local Southern Gospel men’s quartet from the Monroe and Pella area, at 3 p.m. Oct. 2 ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Sacred Heart to host market, craft show

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual, free McCann Flea Market and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at McCann Center, 1115 S. Eigh ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:22 am
  • Fore Seasons to host unique police event

    A unique event at Fore Seasons this Saturday is designed to show local law enforcement personnel they are supported and appreciated — and will help ra ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • DNR seeks information about Jasper County fish kill

    Some central Iowa residents might not think of land or waterways located west of U.S. 65 or Iowa Highway 330 as Jasper County. However, there is a sma ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • The court

    Newton High School’s 2016-17 homecoming court was announced Monday morning.The queen and king will b ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • City to hire community marketing manager

    The Newton City Council unanimously approved the creation of a community marketing manager position at its Monday meeting. The position, in part, will ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:10 am