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  • Main Street artwork winners announced

    A new project for the downtown called for new artwork to be submitted by local artists. This artwork ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Family Tradition

    In light of Iowa Funeral Directors Week, one family-owned funeral home is reflecting on its time in Newton and the compassion they continue to show on ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Newton artist’s horse sculpture scaling up to life-size

    Herman Deaton is well-versed in sculpture art. He also knows a thing or two about horses. Right now, the Newton artist is combining the two.
    May 16, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Second Annual Pedal the Prairie Saturday at NSNWR

    The Second Annual Pedal the Prairie event is at 9 a.m. May 20.Ride the Prairie Parkway Bike Trail an ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • MAT gains success at Webster City meet

    The MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team traveled to Webster City to compete at a three event meet held in April.
    May 16, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Mommy & Me contest winner announced

    Mollay Nearmyer, of Colfax, won the Mommy & Me contest held online by Newton Daily News. The contest ran the first two weeks of May and featured 107 p ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • First ‘Thunder Nite’ of season leaves Newton ‘Thunderstruck’

    Although the unique motorcycles typically headline Thunder Nites in town square, one boy from Newton stole the show of the city’s first bike night of ...
    May 15, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • McDonald’s Makeover

    Grab an extra Big Mac and a few more chicken McNuggets because the First Avenue McDonald’s location will be closed for service for an exciting reason. ...
    May 15, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Moran leaving NCSD for position in Urbandale

    WEST Academy Principal Mike Moran is turning the page and entering a new chapter in his professional life. After this school year wraps up, Moran will ...
    May 15, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • United Way fundraiser gets adults in on post-Easter fun

    For many kids, the most anticipated and fun part of Easter is the Easter egg hunts.From the challeng ...
    May 17, 2017 - 8:21 am
  • Jasper County returns to the 1800’s for Central Iowa Rendezvous

    At the Central Iowa Rendezvous in Ashton Wildwood Park, several craftsmen offer their handmade items for sale and trade to patrons of the event
    May 15, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Newton artist takes painting skills to Eastern Europe

    A little piece of Iowa is now on display in Eastern Europe thanks to Newton artist Lauren Roush.Rous ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Three things to know from the Jasper County Board of Health meeting

    1. The board approved the Jasper County Health Department to take over Parents as Teachers for the Jasper County Council for the Prevention of Child A ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • City council to consider fireworks ban

    The topic of fireworks will once again go before the Newton City Council at its regular meeting on Monday.
    May 12, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Aurora Heights students get active for Field Day

    Elementary students participated in Field Day at Aurora Heights on Thursday morning. Kids got the chance to run, jump and throw on a beautiful, sunny ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:07 am