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  • Man jailed for stealing $2,500 worth of county gravel

    An Altoona man is facing felony theft charges after allegedly stealing more than $2,500 worth of gravel from a Jasper County stockpile in Colfax.
    April 19, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • NAMI of Jasper County’s future in limbo

    Members of the National Alliance of Mental Illness of Jasper County are faced with a reaffiliation decision which will determine the nonprofit organiz ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • NPD Completes March Seatbelt Survey

    The Newton Police Department recently conducted a seatbelt usage survey that showed strong results by motorists in the community. On March 31, the New ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • NCSD graduation rate falls below state average

    For five consecutive years Iowa’s statewide high school graduation rate has increased. According to data released by the Iowa Department of Education ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Kinetic Edge donates $1,000 to local schools

    Newton Daily NewsKinetic Edge Physical Therapy presented three local Jasper County schools with dona ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • City council accepts donation of former country club building

    In a unanimous vote, city council approved the donation of the former Newton Country Club clubhouse building on its second try. Council also approved ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Next generation taking the reins at Clemon-Maki

    Clemon-Maki Insurance Agency is seeing a change in executive leadership as Jeff Maki, Alex Modlin and Darin Eide take the reins from company founders ...
    April 17, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • City addressing southwest corridor uncontrolled intersections

    A new set of 15 uncontrolled intersections are being addressed by the city. City council approved the first reading on an ordinance adding traffic sig ...
    April 17, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Public Works adding new trucks, hydroseeder

    Newton Public Works is expanding its fleet by way of two new trucks and a hydroseeder. City council approved the purchase of a new 1/2-ton crew cab tr ...
    April 17, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Rain or shine, the cross walks on

    The Way of the Cross Walk leads followers through downtown churches, even as rain begins to fall on Good Friday. The walk is sponsored by Mission Coal ...
    April 17, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • City of Newton, NHDC to host USDA home loan informational meeting at DMACC

    The City of Newton and Newton Housing Development Corporation (NHDC) will host an informational meeting about USDA direct and guaranteed home loan pro ...
    April 17, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Metallica to headline Native Fund concert at Iowa Speedway

    The Iowa Speedway will be rocking as metal band Metallica hits the stage in June. The concert, whic ...
    April 17, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Council to reconsider Country Club donation

    The Newton City Council will have a second chance to accept the donation of the former Newton Country Club building on Monday.
    April 14, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Board of Health visualizes new space

    The Jasper County Board of Health began to map out what they would potentially need in a new location during its Thursday meeting. The location for th ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Puppy Love

    Newton High School welcomed a few unique visitors to Deb Johnston’s 11th-grade history class this week, and one of them entered the building on four l ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:52 am