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  • Five year old completes 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

    Brodie Mitchell, 5, is the latest finisher in the Newton Public Library’s 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program, and is pictured with his Dr. Seuss ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • School board approves $10 million bond sale

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education was busy reviewing and approving numbers and figures at Monday’s meeting.
    March 14, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • City taking a second look at Executive Rental Housing Program

    Six months into the Executive Rental Housing Grant program, the city is taking a second look at the perimeters guiding the granting process. Director ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Beverage server training course offered March 22

    A Beverage Server Training course is being offered to all Jasper County liquor license holders. The ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • More than 3 inches of snow to diminish

    Central Iowa saw more than 3 inches of snow over the weekend along with chilly temperatures, which are predicted to move out by the end of the week.
    March 14, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Wind energy facing projected growth

    Wind energy’s job creation and economic impact will continue to rise according to a new report by Navigant Consulting.
    March 14, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • St. Ambrose University students on fall dean’s list

    Newton natives, Colton Hansen and Amber Karsten were named to the St. Ambrose University dean’s list for the fall 2016 term.
    March 14, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Newton student named to All-Iowa Academic Team

    Eighteen Des Moines Area Community College students named to the 2017 All-Iowa Academic Team were honored at a recent recognition banquet held in Des ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Designated O’Driver: NPD asks drivers to be safe for the holiday

    The Newton Police Department is urging partiers this St. Patrick’s Day to find a safe ride home if you plan on drinking.
    March 14, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Registration open for free Mental Health First Aid Training

    Free Mental Health First Aid Training will be offered in Newton from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 4 and April 6 at Newton DMACC, room 210B, 600 N. Secon ...
    March 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Jasper County Take Away Hunger sets next meal packing event

    The Jasper County Take Away Hunger will package food to be sent to parts of the world to feed families where there is a shortage of food March 25 at L ...
    March 14, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Colfax resident visits with Apollo astronaut

    Greg Huff, of Colfax, gets an autograph and an opportunity to visit with Apollo 15 Astronaut and Aerospace Engineer Al Worden following Worden’s inter ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Piano Conversations with Julian Gargiulo set for Friday

    Julian Lawrence Gargiulo is a dynamic classical pianist who performs the compositions of renowned masters with extraordinary passion and precision, an ...
    March 14, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • MAT athletes find success at Iowa Falls meet

    The MAT Tumbling and Trampoline Team traveled to Iowa Falls to compete in a USTA Trampoline and Tumbling competition.
    March 14, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Newton Main Street in search of art

    Calling all artists — Newton Main Street is looking for you. The organization is looking for 10 to 11 pieces of art to compliment a new alleyway proje ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:52 am