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  • Leadership class to begin in February

    Once again the Newton Development Corporation (NDC), Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC-Newton Campus) and the Jasper Community Foundation are c ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • It’s 80s night for the Newton Wellness Coalition kick off event

    The Newton Wellness Coalition picked an 80s theme for its kickoff event, set to happen at the Newton varsity basketball games Friday. The group will o ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • DOE releases tough criteria for Sept. 1 waivers

    In mid-December, the Iowa Department of Education released a statement that made it clear starting school before the week of Sept. 1 will be tough.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Lace up, cool out

    Runners take off following the starting gun at Saturday’s Skiff Medical Center Pink Nose/Blue Toes 5K run/walk. Skiff Foundation Event’s Manager Leisa ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Keystone Laboratories celebrates 25 years

    Keystone Laboratories celebrated its 25 anniversary with a party featuring the Double G Big Band at DMACC Saturday. The company, which was founded in ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Vernon donates to Jasper County United Way

    Vernon Company President Chris Vernon (right) presents a check for more than $24,000 to United Way of Jasper County. UWJC Executive Director Jessica L ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Sheets elected to petroleum marketers board

    URBANDALE — Lynn Sheets, of Sully, petroleum development manager at Key Cooperative has joined the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Marketers and C ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Critchfield named to FNNB board of directors

    First Newton National Bank President Gary Kahn announced Stephanie Critchfield has been elected to the Board of Directors of First Newton National Ban ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Berg Middle School to host assembly

    Berg Middle School will be celebrating its first semester’s academic success on Jan. 30.The assembly ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Blues Under the Blue Roof at the Newton Public Library

    The library will be jumping with blues music when Newton Public Library partners with the South Skunk Blues Society to present Blues Under the Blue Ro ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Camper in Copper Dollar Ranch murders will be used as evidence

    Terri Supino, the 54-year-old woman accused in the 1983 double murder of her estranged husband 20-year-old Steven Fisher and his girlfriend Melisa Gre ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Newton School board to meet at Berg on Monday

    There are no reconfiguration items on the agenda for Monday night’s Newton Community School District board meeting.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Newton announced as a Skilled Community at the 117th Annual Chamber Dinner

    Mayor Mike Hansen announced Newton is now a Skilled Iowa Community at the 117th Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Wilson principal donned cuffs, jumpsuit to be ‘inmate’

    In an effort to drive home a powerful message to his Woodrow Wilson Elementary School students on Jan. 8, Principal Todd Schuster made a wardrobe chan ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Skiff Medical Center posts positive numbers for December

    Skiff Medical Center posted a $696,000 positive month end for the December budget.Karri Woody, direc ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:16 am
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