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  • Club Notes

    Sunbonnet QuestersSunbonnet Questers met at the home of Jane Ann Cotton on April 14.The meeting was ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • High-speed motorcycle chase leads to arrest

    An 18-year-old Kellogg man was arrested and charged with 10 misdemeanors and eluding after leading police on a short chase on a motorcycle Saturday ev ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • NCSD board to address district culture

    A district culture survey will be one of the discussion items on the agenda when the Newton Community School District Board of Education convenes for ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Earth Day volunteers help restore NSNWR savanna

    PRAIRIE CITY — Nearly 200 volunteers assisted in brush and litter removal during Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge’s annual Earth Day work day in Pr ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Office mini-golf popular attraction at Hanson

    A hushed silence falls over the crowd as the golf club begins its swing to finally get the ball in the hole. As the club makes contact, the ball begin ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Battle of the Blues

    Ernie Terrell performs with band Scotty and the Wingtips during the Battle of the Blues Bands at Newton Izaak Walton League Sunday afternoon. Scotty a ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Newton High Senior Prom 2016 — It’s Electrifying

    Newton High School held its annual Prom walk-in Saturday night. This year's theme, taken from the movie "Grease" is "It's Electrifying."
    April 25, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Berg Elementary School Jump Rope for Heart

    Berg Elementary School's top-achieving students in the recent "Jump Rope for Heart" American Heart Association fundraiser were granted a rare privileg ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Helping a heart

    Lauterbach Buick GMC recently donated an AED defibrillator to Newton Christian School last week. Michael Lauterbach, left, an alum of the K-8 school, ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Happy Medium presents findings to city council

    Find a cohesive approach to city branding, marketing and outreach. That was the most important suggestion given by Happy Medium to the City of Newton.
    April 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Smith’s Quality Rental to host open house

    Smith’s Quality Rental and the Newton Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Smith’s Quality Rental 60th Anniversary Open House and Ribbon Cutting fro ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Racial Justice group to meet Tuesday

    The Racial Justice Working Group of Jasper County will be meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Sec ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Grinnell DAR Chapter installs new officers

    The regular meeting of the Grinnell Daughters of the American chapter meeting was held April 9 at the Drake Library Community Room in Grinnell.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Deadline extended for YCC applications

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge near Prairie City will be hiring a Youth Conservation Corps crew for the summer.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Monroe home, residents unharmed by garage fire

    MONROE — Damage was limited and no one was injured in a Monroe garage fire that took place shortly after midnight Saturday morning.
    April 25, 2016 - 12:05 pm