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  • Great Southern Bank – A Partner for Progress

    Great Southern Bank donated $5,000 to Progress Industries to support the completion of a four-five person residential home for people with physical an ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jack E. Beadle, 53, of Hubbard, was arrested at 6:46 a.m. Feb. 17 at TPI o ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Skiff Auxiliary offering scholarships

    Skiff Medical Center Auxiliary is proud to have been offering scholarships to local area residents since the late 1950s. Throughout the years, the num ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Man arrested for threatening juvenile court staff

    A Newton man was charged with two counts of first-degree harassment after an incident inside of the Juvenile Court Services office this month.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Renting vs buying

    Whether you’re tired of your surroundings, ready to move out of your parents’ house, changed jobs or just need a bigger place, it’s time to move on. B ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Monroe legislative forum dominated by collective bargaining

    MONROE — Saturday morning’s legislative forum at Monroe City Hall was dominated by discussion of the recently passed collective bargaining bill. Sen. ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Maytag Pool to add new heater

    After 20 years, the pool water heater at Maytag Pool has become inoperable and is in need of replacement. The Newton City Council approved Warnick & R ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Locals enjoy unique recipes at American Legion chili cook-off

    The air outside was warm Saturday, but the chili inside Newton’s American Legion was hot. The Legion’s inaugural chili cook-off pleased both the judge ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Driver cited in I-80 crash

    Just after 3 p.m. Sunday a Toyota Prius and a semi were involved in an accident on Interstate 80 between the Colfax and Baxter exits. The Toyota tried ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Colfax taekwondo schools kick family values, discipline into students

    COLFAX — “Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off.”When people hear the words martia ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • 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