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  • NPD to upgrade building security

    The Newton City Council approved new security cameras and an evidence documentation system for the Newton Police Department Monday. Also approved was ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Church of the Brethren to host speaker Romero

    Prairie City Church of the Brethren will host guest preacher Gilbert Romero, of Montebello, Calif., at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at the church, rural southern ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Holy Trinity to host two adult study programs

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will host the Holy Trinity and St. Andrew’s Lutheran, of Sully, monthly Bible study at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, 1 ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Newton Opera Guild to meet Sunday

    The Newton Opera Guild will meet at 5:30 p.m. Sunday for a program and potluck supper in the Garden Room of Park Centre.  
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Jasper County Republicans announce new leaders

    The Jasper County Republicans held elections at its latest meeting for the positions of chair and co-chair. Patrick Payton, who served as chairman in ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Youth Mentored Hunt

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be offering a free youth mentored hunt onOct. 17 at ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • SAPIC to meet Saturday

    The State Association for the Preservation of Iowa Cemeteries will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Newton Public Library. The association is especi ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • O’Malley to visit Newton UAW Hall

    Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will host a roundtable discussion at 3 p.m. Friday at the UAW Local 997 Hal ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Neal Smith NWR Visitor Center Closed for Columbus Day

    The Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be closed on Monday for Columbus Day, a federal holiday.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Newton to host Miss USA pageant for fifth straight year

    One of the state’s most prestigious beauty pageants will take place in the Newton High School Center for Performance for the fifth consecutive year.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Newton homebuilding project moving forward

    The Newton Housing Development Corporation has finalized construction loan agreements with Ground Breaker Homes, LLC on five lots in northeast Newton’ ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Council passes ordinance to address trash on porches, decks

    In an effort to improve community aesthetics, the Newton City Council approved including unenclosed porches and decks to areas that need to be free of ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • COOL legislation takes strange twists, turns

    It isn’t yet clear exactly what labels — if any — will reveal country of origin in the next few years. The Iowa Farmers Union is hoping to help estab ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • MH4H Color Blast 5K raises more than $12,500

    PELLA — Perfect conditions and an increased number of participants helped make the 2015 Many Hands for Haiti Color Blast 5K a great success. With more ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:12 pm
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