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  • Two NCSD reconfiguration forums scheduled

    The Newton Community School District has scheduled two upcoming community forums on the topic of reconfiguration.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in four Iowa Counties for open office hours. Loebsack District Repre ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Spaghetti supper is March 14 in Kellogg

    Kellogg Junior Firefighters spaghetti supper fundraiser will be from 5 to 7 p.m. March 14 at RJ’s Bar in Kellogg. Menu includes spaghetti, garlic brea ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • DMACC Newton campus hosts financial aid night

    The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Newton Campus is hosting a Financial Aid Night for parents and college-bound students interested in any ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Jasper County Emergency Management to host public meeting in March

    Jasper County Emergency Management Agency is currently in the process of updating the 2011 Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • O.W.L.S. next program features maple sugaring

    Join the Jasper County Conservation Department on March 11 for our monthly OWLS program. The Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program or OWLS for short ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 12 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Supino leaves Waterloo a free woman after nearly a year in lockup

    WATERLOO — After nearly 6.5 hours of deliberation, jurors found Theresa "Terri" Supino not guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the March 3, ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • First Veteran-Civilian Dialogue planned for Tuesday

    Newton is set to host its first Veteran-Civilian Dialogue and Service Project event facilitated by New York City-based Intersections International.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Milk cartons no longer trash at Woodrow Wilson

    It isn’t simply a cost or landfill impact that a new program will hopefully make on Woodrow Wilson Elementary School students.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Fireworks bills bring up revenue, safety discussions

    Two bills currently pending in the Iowa State Legislature would change the way the state does firework business.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Sixth graders participate in honor band

    Three Newton sixth grade band students were selected to participate in the Sixth Grade Metro Honor Band Feb. 10 at St. Francis of Assisi School in Wes ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Quick response

    A quick response from the Newton Fire Department and a Baxter tanker truck helped keep this Thursday fire at 3400 Highway 14, north of Newton, from en ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Counsel in dog mauling case pushes for continuance — again

    Legal counsel for a Prairie City woman charged with child endangerment in the 2013 dog-mauling death of 4-year-old girl is pushing for another continu ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Newton students named to Bethel University dean’s list

    SAINT PAUL, Minn. — The following students have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellenc ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:03 am
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