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  • ​Local students receive DMACC Foundation fall 2016 scholarships

    Des Moines Area Community College students from the Newton area have received scholarships from the DMACC Foundation for the fall semester.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • Congregation UCC to continue Death with Dignity Thursday

    Congregational United Church of Christ will continue a six-week series on Death with Dignity: A Series of Conversation around End of Life Matters from ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Discovering a career in Realtime Reporting

    Have you ever heard of Realtime Reporting? You probably have not. It is a relatively unknown career but considered one of the top careers in the count ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Dozens of cyclists pedal in Colors of Fall Ride

    The Colors of Fall Ride is planned for October to take advantage of all the autumn beauty featured along the Chichaqua Valley Trail.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Youth learn fire safety at Sully fundraiser

    Firefighters do their best to get out into schools and help teach children about fire safety.Saturda ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Boulder attraction coming to Aurora Park

    A new attraction is heading to Aurora Park. City council recently approved climbing boulders for the ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Jasper County Health Department to give away teeth cleaning products at Downtown Trick or Treat event

    Jasper Co. Health Dept. will be giving away free toothbrushes, floss and toothpaste at the Downtown Trick or Treat on from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Local bakery celebrates five-year anniversary

    Five years after Bun in the Oven opened its doors in Newton, owner Dalene Ogden feels the community’s support more than ever.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • DMACC board honors the late Dr. Rouse

    Des Moines Area Community College Board of Trustees President Joe Pugel, right, of Newton presents a resolution honoring the late Dr. Wayne Rouse to J ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Good News Newton

    Get to Know Newton “100 Signs of Progress” was reported on by the Business Record. Pick up extra copies at City Hall of the magazine style publication ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Mingo home destroyed by fire

    MINGO — A Mingo home was destroyed by a fire Saturday evening and the cause is under investigation. ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Motorcycle wreck claims life of former Reasnor resident

    A Des Moines man, who formerly lived in Reasnor, was killed and a Newton man was hospitalized after an early morning single-motorcycle crash near Mayt ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Newton school board to discuss class sizes

    One of the main driving forces behind the Newton Community School District’s recent reconfiguration has been trying to keep class sizes small in the l ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • NHS students attend conference

    Twenty-nine Newton students attended the DECA Fall Leadership Conference in Des Moines Oct. 16-17. DECA is an organization that prepares emerging lead ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Program helps raise money for summer camps

    Newton’s chapter of a national organization has been raising funds this fall for what it hopes will be another year of summer smiles.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:13 pm