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  • NCSD Transportation Director: Smooth sailing for school buses

    The buses are rolling in Newton, and Newton Community Schools Transportation Director Curt Roorda reported to the school board on Monday this year’s g ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Photos: Students decorate homecoming floats

    As homecoming week gets underway, Newton students are hard at preparing their homecoming floats. Each class decorates its own float, with the class wh ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Cardinal JV football team loses in OT

    NORWALK — Newton High’s junior varsity football team dropped a 15-13 decision in overtime to host Norwalk on Monday.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Pugel handily wins DMACC board

    Jasper County residents turned out in large numbers to support Joe Pugel Tuesday night, sending the 5th District incumbent back to DMACC’s board for a ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • 4 for 4, all NCSD board candidates win election

    All four candidates for the Newton Community School District Board secured a seat on Tuesday. When ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Authorities seek help in finding man charged with vehicular homicide

    Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a man with several warrants, including vehicular homicide and first-degree burglary.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • ‘Never forget’

    For an ever-growing portion of the population, Sept. 11, 2001 is a topic they learned about in school. For the majority of Americans, it is a day that ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Newton brothers plead not guilty in sex abuse case

    Two Newton men who are facing multiple sex abuse charges following their arrest last month pleaded not guilty in Jasper County District Court.
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Free sharing supper hosted by Kellogg United Methodist Church

    Kellogg United Methodist Church, will host a free Sharing Supper at 6 p.m. Saturday.This free supper ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Writing their way to Texas

    Niki Hively knows the best way to teach her journalism students to get ahead is to teach them to write a great lede which is why she asked the Newton ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Historical museum cemetery walk event

    Jasper County Historical Museum invites the public to join in this fall’s cemetery walk from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Newton Union Cemetery, 1601 W. ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Granny basketball

    Ladies 50 and older who want to have fun are invited to come play Granny Basketball. There will be no running, no jumping and no showing of skin. It i ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Mercy College of Health Sciences honors Jasper County students

    DES MOINES — Five Jasper County students were named to honors lists for the Summer 2017 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines.
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Workshop for gardeners offered Sept. 20

    ISU Extension and Outreach will be offering a free workshop for home gardeners “Cover Crops and Composting for the Home Vegetable Garden” from 6 to 8 ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Opera Guild meets Sunday

    The Newton Chapter of the Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO will kick off its 2017-2018 program year with a welcome potluck at 5 p.m. Sunday at Park Centre ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:29 am