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  • The Way to host 5-week adult Bible study

    Newton Church of The Way will host the five-week adult Bible study “Just Walk Across the Room” by author Bill Hybels at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 31, June 7 ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • FBC to host summer potluck luncheon June 14

    First Baptist Church will host a Welcome Summer Dinner following worship, at 11:45 a.m. June 13 at the church, 620 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    May 20, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Sacred Heart to host Everest Bible study in June

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host “Everest: Conquering Challenges with God’s Almighty Power” vacation Bible study from 9 a.m. to noon June 15-17 ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • NSW announces return of Concert on the Prairie

    The Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge are presenting the annual Concert on the Prairie starting at 5 p.m. June 5 at the Neal Smith Nation ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Report for Waterworks to be published

    L.D. Palmer, manager of the Newton Waterworks, announced the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report will be included with the June 3 and 15 Jasper County Adv ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:26 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.
    May 20, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Jasper County Farm Bureau scholarship winners announced

    Jasper County Farm Bureau has announced the winners of the 2015 County Farm Bureau scholarship awards are Riley Schnell and Jarett Horn. Each will rec ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • St. Ambrose University announces graduates

    DAVENPORT — St. Ambrose University held its spring commencement ceremony on May 9, at the iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline, Ill.
    May 20, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Fire destroys barn, antique items

    When a fire took out a barn on the property of Bonnie and Roy Eilert late Tuesday afternoon, it might have taken out some pieces of history as well. T ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Newton schools to reconfigure for 2016-17 school year

    Monday night’s Newton Community School District covered a lot of topics, but only a few major decisions. The most prominent decision made at the meeti ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Newton, Lynnville-Sully recognized on national list of achievers

    Many administrators will tell you their public school is one of the best in the state in some way. This year, two Jasper County high schools have a di ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Skiff approved to join Mercy

    Approval for Skiff Medical Center to dispose of all assets, including real property to Mercy Medical Center was approved by the Newton City Council Mo ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Hy-Vee donates to Food Bank of Iowa

    During the month of February, Newton Hy-Vee donated $1 from proceeds of every four pack of muffins to the Food Bank of Iowa. The $1,281 raised will go ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • National Correction Officers Week

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen recently visited the Newton Correctional Facility on East 60th Street South. to sign a proclamation recognizing National Corr ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Time to start controlling plants in Iowa ponds

    According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, now is the time to start controlling the growth of underwater plants in the state’s ponds.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:47 am
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