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  • Goldfinch Growth working to develop Iowa communities

    Bringing new businesses, housing and growth to a community is a strategy almost everyone can gather around. Goldfinch Growth, a development and invest ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Olive ‘et Boutique brings ladies ‘apparel and pretty things’ to downtown Newton

    Olive ‘et Boutique’s opening weekend exceeded expectations and owner Vicki Wade is excited to keep the momentum going. The ladies “apparel and pretty ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • Thunder Nites season ends with an ‘open heart’

    Thunder Nites bike night in Newton wrapped up the 2017 season with a jam-packed event on Friday. Featuring Sushi Roll on stage, the evening was also B ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:44 am
  • Century, Heritage Farms recognized during state fair

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized Century and Heritage Farm families during a ceremony at the State Fair again this y ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:46 am
  • Hawkeye State

    Iowa fans cheer on Newton’s Nick Easley as he scores a touchdown during the CyHawk rivalry game on Saturday. The Capitol II Theatre opened its doors t ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:45 am
  • Top 10

    Homecoming candidates pose for a photo outside Newton High School. Queen candidates are pictured in the front row, from left, Morgann Eide, Jensen Pau ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Red Pride surges at Homecoming

    It starts with an idea, or more specifically, 200 ideas. Next week students at Newton Senior High School will celebrate Homecoming, and as the Newton ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Sun’s out, Buns out

    Oscar Meyer would’ve been proud; Amy Neer has it down to a science. Meyer, who founded the ubiquitous company that bears his name would’ve been amazed ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Monroe trucker identified as victim in I-80 rest stop murder

    The Iowa County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thursday 60-year-old Monroe truck driver Earnest Kummer is the man who was found dead early Wednesday morni ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Meet the School Board Candidate: Q&A with Travis Padget

    Editor’s Note: On Sept. 12 Newton voters will have a chance to go to the polls to elect new candidates for the Newton Community School District Board. ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Clock tower restoration gets underway

    Restoration work has started on the clock tower in the Jasper County Courthouse. The most noticeable change is the removal of the clock’s bell from th ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Brown Bag — To the Northeast

    Experience the fall splendor of New England with former MCCB Naturalist Diane Hall as she takes you on a photographic journey of her 2016 retirement t ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Newton man wins $30,000 lottery prize

    A Newton man has claimed a $30,000 lottery prize. Justin Dekoning claimed the 44th of 91 top prizes of $30,000 available in the lottery’s “Bonus Cross ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • School board to consider proposal for pressbox advertising at softball field

    With the 2017-2018 school year in full swing, the Newton Community School District’s board will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the sc ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Westbound lane of First Avenue to be closed near McDonald’s

    The contractor working on the parking lot at the McDonald’s, 726 First Ave. E. in Newton, will be cutting and pouring concrete for the new approach in ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 10:02 am