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  • Progress reports sent home with students

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton Senior High School students Tuesday. Freshman parents are asked to sign one copy and have their studen ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Wartburg students announces to fall term dean’s list

    WAVERLY — Wartburg College has recognized 489 students who were named the 2015 fall term dean’s list.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • University of Minnesota, Morris announces dean’s list

    MORRIS, Minn. — Jeremy O’Hara, of Baxter, has been named to the University of Minnesota, Morris dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. To be eligible ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Kirkwood Community College announces dean’s list honors

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point aver ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Local students named to Grinnell College dean’s list

    GRINNELL — The following students from the area have been named to the Grinnell College Dean’s List for the fall semester 2015. They are among the 295 ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Area students named to BVU Graduate & Professional Studies dean’s list

    STORM LAKE — The following area students have been named to the Dean’s List at Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies for terms one an ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Kayla Corso named to Buena Vista University dean's list

    STORM LAKE — Kayla Corso, of Newton was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at Buena Vista University. Students named to the Dean’s Li ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Newton pair pleads guilty to neglect

    A Newton couple charged after a 1-year-old child in their care tested positive for methamphetamine will be sentenced on neglect charges in April.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Accomplice wanted in inmate escape

    A warrant has been issued for an accomplice in the Jan. 23 escape of an inmate at the Newton Correction Release Center.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Stacy’s Sweetstuff celebrates one year anniversary

    Time flies when you’re having fun. That is how Stacy Grams, owner at Stacy’s Sweetstuff, feels about her first year in business at her bakery which is ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Newton Daily News wins numerous state awards

    DES MOINES — The Newton Daily News, Jasper County Tribune and Prairie City News were honored Friday with numerous awards from the Iowa Newspaper Assoc ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • NCSD to house multiple departments in centerpiece facility

    Where parents once made decisions about fresh produce, they will soon be able to hear decisions made about the future of the Newton Community School D ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Iowa Sculpture Festival receives donation

    Pictured is Tricia Maher, branch manager of U.S. Bank presenting a U.S. Bank Foundation Grant of $1,000 to Linda Klepinger of the Iowa Sculpture Festi ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Denim and Diamonds: Newton Pacesetter Winter Show

    The annual Pacesetter Winter Show took place Saturday evening at Newton High School. The theme of this year's show was Denim and Diamonds.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Newton chamber director resigns

    The executive director of the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce has resigned.Craig Light, who ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:52 am