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  • Local students named to Central College dean’s list

    PELLA — The following students were named to the fall 2015 Central College dean’s list:Emily Arrende ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Impact of 'No Child Left Behind' replacement still unclear

    The most comprehensive piece of federal education reform legislation in many years seems to positively address some of the major issues either created ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Residents attend multiple political events before the caucus

    Frank Harger was one of more than 100 people to show up to a public Republican presidential candidate appearance Dec. 30 — he was at a Democratic even ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Nature Tots event set for Saturday at Neal Smith NWR

    Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a refuge naturalist as they read stories, go outside, make nature crafts and much ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • NHS Pacesetters winter show is Saturday

    The Newton High School Pacesetters are having their annual Winter Show at 7 p.m. Saturday at Newton High School in the gymnasium.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • NHS students compete at district DECA competition

    Several Newton Senior High School students recently competed at a District DECA competition at Merle Hay Mall in Des Moines. DECA is a student organiz ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Newton Fire Department to add new firefighter position

    A new full-time firefighter will join the Newton Fire Department after the city council gave the green light at its Tuesday meeting.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • 40 years of service

    Mari Jo DeGrado, right, is presented a certificate of appreciation Wednesday for 40 years of employment at the Newton Daily News by publisher Dan Goet ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Puppy Mill Lobby Day rescheduled for Feb. 10

    The Iowa Friends of Companion Animals and Animal Rescue League of Iowa co-sponsored Puppy Mill Lobby Day 2016, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Saturday

    The public is invited to cross-country ski and snowshoe this winter at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve in eastern Jasper County.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Newton man arrested after 4 year old tests positive for drugs

    A Newton man was arrested after a 4-year-old child tested positive for drugs. Eric P. McDowell, 26, ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Post-caucus storm leads to closures

    While this week’s storm held off until after the Iowa Caucuses were completed on Monday night, it still had a significant impact on planned activities ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • PCM voters say yes to $10 million GO bond

    Comment if Passed: First and foremost the school district thanks the civic organizations for hosting us and providing us the opportunity to share the ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Clinton’s margin at county level the result of footwork

    When the Iowa Democratic Party announced Hillary Clinton was a narrow winner of the Iowa Caucus Tuesday afternoon, her supporters naturally celebrated ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 7:18 pm