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  • Police increase patrol at Maytag Park

    Following numerous complaints and an increase of activity at Maytag Park, the Newton Police Department has increased its patrol through the area.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Phillippson returns to reopened Mustang Lanes

    A familiar face is back at Mustang Lanes in Monroe. After a six and a half year retirement, Joe Phillippson took over as owner again at the bowling al ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Supervisors to vote on pet costume contest

    At Tuesday’s meeting, the Jasper County Board of Supervisors will hear two requests from community members for events at the courthouse and vote on ap ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Newton Hy-Vee employees honored at annual meeting

    Each year in October, Hy-Vee, Inc. leaders recognize and celebrate employees for their longevity of service in five-year increments, from five years t ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Manatt named Chief Audit Executive

    Jonathan Manatt of Lynnville was promoted to Chief Audit Executive for Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. He will oversee internal audits of the com ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Newton Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room. The program will be presented by the Ro ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Noon Kiwanis to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. for lunch and a program titled ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee Meeting Room. The program will be by Jane Ann Cotton, “Sister City Update.” A ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Newton Lions meet Tuesday

    The Newton Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper County Senior Center, 702 E. Third St. S.  in Newton.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Events

    • One Month to Live will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • A tale of two Newtons: Kansas vs. Iowa

    Newton, Iowa, are you ready to rumble? Newton, Kansas, has challenged us – which Newton is the best around?
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Little Dutch overpower Cardinals

    Newton High’s Cardinals have to have short memories.“You don’t like to get embarrassed, but we can u ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • One person taken by helicopter after morning crash

    COLFAX — A Newton woman has been released from the hospital after she was transported to Methodist Medical Center in Des Monies by helicopter Friday f ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Pearson lives life of service

    NEWTON — On the 2011 Jasper County Freedom flight there was only one “red shirt” known as Bubba. At each monument he could be easily spotted: the big ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Newton Community Theatre presents 'Exit The Body'

    Most closets inside a home don’t see a lot of traffic, but keep an eye on the one in the old New England house in Fred Carmichael’s murder mystery/com ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:33 am
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