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  • Bakken pipeline 100 percent in the ground in Iowa

    Dakota Access, LLC is reporting primary construction of the 343-mile Iowa stretch of the Bakken pipeline is complete, in the ground and covered, accor ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • City lays out future goals in action plan

    With many projects underway and new ideas coming for the future of Newton, a new updated action plan was in store for the city. The 2017-2019 Action P ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Airport’s aging taxiway set to be replaced

    To make way for a proposed parallel taxiway at the Newton Municipal Airport, existing underground fuel tanks will be removed from the construction are ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • NCSD discusses special ed costs, procedures

    There were few action items on the agenda for Monday’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting, but one of the discussion items to ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Swine antibiotic requirement to change

    New U.S. Food and Drug Administration swine requirements to be put into effect Jan. 1 will increase veterinary oversight on certain antibiotic treatme ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Acreage reporting deadline fast approaching

    Jasper County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Katie Kramer is reminding producers the acreage reporting deadline for 2017 perennial forage ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Photo: REG donates to St. Nick’s

    REG recently gave a $500 donation to St. Nick’s Christmas Club. Pictured left to right: Lyle Maxwell, operations supervisor; Elisa Williams, office co ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • BETCHAW & Friends, Newton Bell Choir perform joint concert

    The Newton Children's Choir, BETCHAW & Friends, and the Newton Hand bell Choir, Tintinnabulation, performed a joint concert on Monday at Berg Middle S ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Hundreds come to courthouse square for lights, parade

    Only 20 minutes into the chili cookoff that was a part of Friday’s Jasper County Courthouse Lighting ceremony, the cooks were already scraping the bot ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Businesses get steady traffic on big shopping day

    For some Newton Main Street district businesses, not only was Small Business Saturday busy, parts of the traditional Friday were kind as well.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Culver’s third annual Thanksgiving meal a success

    Thanksgiving Day is often a time for friends and family to gather and give thanks and the same was true at the third annual Culver’s Thanksgiving meal ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Photo: In honor of the fallen

    A relay group called “The Things They Carry,” aimed at promoting awareness of military veteran suicide, marched from Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Lieutenant suffers minor injuries while making arrest

    A call about a disturbance in a Newton store led to an arrest on multiple charges and minor injuries to a Newton Police lieutenant.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • NCSD Board to discuss early retirement possibilities

    Consideration of an early retirement program is one of the few action items on the agenda for Monday’s Newton Community School District Board of Educa ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Volunteer Work Day at 30-Acre Park

    The City of Newton Parks and Grounds Division will be hosting a volunteer event at 30-Acre Park on Saturday. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:13 pm