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  • Talented and gifted students learn STEM concepts firsthand

    Educators are always looking for new ways to involve families in student activities.The Newton Talen ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Debate takeaways: Without Trump, spotlight on Cruz, Rubio

    DES MOINES (AP) — It was clear, even before it started, that Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate would be dramatically different.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 3:27 am
  • Knights of Columbus to host Free Throw Championship

    All boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the local competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The competition ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Girl Scout Cookies can be ordered on app

    The Girl Scout Cookie Program is back for another exciting year and is once again taking the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Program online, as they use web- ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at noon and 7 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Newton High School Second Term A Honor Roll

    A-DGavin Aalbers, Chet Adams, Kari Adams, Annastacia Andersen, Madelyn Aubert, Elise Axtell, Jordan ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Inmate serving sentence for Newton murder dies in prison

    CORALVILLE — A man convicted in a Newton murder case has died in prison.Iowa Department of Correctio ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Berg Middle School Second Term Eighth Grade Honor Roll

    A Honor RollDalton Altemeier, Madilynn Amos, Makatlyn Anderson, Kamryn Arguello, Anna Bebout, Lillia ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Newton High School Second Term B Honor Roll

    A-DJaden Adams, Madeline Allen, Morgan Allen, Trevor Annee, Samantha Annis, Dusti Antle, Ty Arguello ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Berg Middle School Second Term Seventh Grade Honor Roll

    A Honor Roll Jacob Aldrich, Alixandra Anderson, Cassie Austin, Dylann Beiner, Kaylee Best, Anthony ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Montana Mike’s hosting K-9 Smokey fundraiser

    Grab a friend and head to Montana Mike’s on Feb. 9 to support K-9 Smokey and meet Iowa Barnstormers coaches and players at the fundraising event.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • NHS to open ‘fish bowl’ for exercise during final games

    After a strong turnout and successful kick-off event, the Newton Wellness Coalition decided at its Wednesday meeting to continue the workout during th ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • No raises for Newton school administrators this year

    Among the many adjustments the Newton Community School District is making as its embarks on a series of major facilities changes will be salaries.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • DMACC celebration committee donates to NHS After Prom event

    The Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus 50th Celebration Committee has donated $500 to the Newton Senior High School After Prom Event. Thi ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Winter activities for burning calories

    Looking for a fun activity to try this winter? These top outdoor activities are good for burning calories:
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:37 am