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  • Full slate for Newton school board Monday

    There are no items regarding building reconfiguration on the agenda for Monday’s Newton Community School District board meeting.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Area students named to Mount Mercy University dean’s list

    CEDAR RAPIDS — The following students are named to the Mount Mercy University fall 2014 dean’s list with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or bet ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Annual Arts & Crafts Show returns Feb. 27

    Make plans now to attend the 12th Annual Arts & Crafts Show on Feb. 27 to March 1 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in D ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • FFA Week begins Feb. 21

    FFA Week begins Saturday and runs through Feb. 28. This is your time to show your agricultural spirit and get excited about the FFA Organization. The ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Fundraiser to benefit Purvis family

    The Knights of Columbus of Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host a Bingo fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Rob Lumbard returns to Blues Under the Blue Roof

    Blues Under the Blue RoofThis event is hosted at the library and provided by Friends of the Library, ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Jury begins deliberations in Supino case

    WATERLOO — The double murder trial of Theresa "Terri" Supino entered its first full day of deliberations Friday at the Black Hawk County Courthouse, f ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • State delivers closing arguments

    WATERLOO — Prosecutors finished their closing arguments at the Black Hawk County Courthouse Thursday in the double first-degree murder trial of Theres ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Children invited to Winter Fun Day Monday

    The Newton Parks and Ground Department is hosting a Winter Fun Day for some good old fashioned winter fun for kids from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the Suns ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • ‘No Sex Please, We’re British’ opens Friday

    In the NCT’s latest theatrical offering, the cast and directors of “No Sex Please, We’re British” have found the perfect blend of physical and sophist ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Blom, McAnally take seventh at skills contest

    Two Des Moines Area Community College Newton Career Academy students captured seventh-place in the 23rd annual DMACC/Iowa Automobile Dealers Associati ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • MAT tumblers compete in Fairfield

    The MAT Tumbling/Trampoline team traveled to Fairfield recently to compete at a USTA competition hosted by IDE Gymnastics.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Ice skating rink postponed to next year

    An ice skating rink purchased through the Friends of Newton Parks and the Newton Parks Department will wait until next year to be assembled and used b ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Jury duty scams run rampant

    As if there weren’t enough potential phone and email scams for senior citizens to be wary about, Iowa media outlets were warned about another trend in ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Health director: Help prevent measles in Jasper County

    The United States is currently experiencing a large, multi-state outbreak of measles linked to an amusement park in California. More than 100 people f ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 1:01 pm
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