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  • Windstream donates to Newton Arboretum

    Windstream employees made a $1,000 donation to the Newton Arboretum and Botanical Gardens located in the southeast portion of Agnes Patterson Memorial ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • April Photo Hike at Neal Smith is Saturday

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host the April Photo Hike from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday.T ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Friends of CVT to meet Tuesday

    Friends of Chichaqua Valley Trail will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Reclaimed Rails Brewing Company in Bondurant for its monthly meeting. Conta ...
    April 11, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • Main Street Iowa recognizes locals at awards cermony

    Jasper County was represented at the 31st annual Main Street Iowa Awards Celebration on Friday at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines. The program honore ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • New book ‘A Journey’ offers absorbing look at life in the 1950s and heroes of movies and sports

    Mike Chapman, a retired newspaperman and the author of 29 books, has written his memoirs, entitled “A Journey: Reflections on 50 Years of Writing, Wre ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • NPD investigating shooting at convenience store

    A man was shot at a Newton convenience store Monday night.The Newton Police Department responded to ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Democratic congressional candidate visits Newton

    Democratic candidate Kim Weaver drew in more than 20 supporters during a public forum Saturday in Newton. Weaver is set to run a second time for Congr ...
    April 10, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Improvements to downtown buildings continues with recent grants

    The city is continuing to reinvest in the property and businesses in the downtown district with two new buildings receiving micro-grant funding.
    April 10, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Fifth annual Skiff Gala raises more than $50,000

    Delectable desserts, friendly conversation and formal attire are just a few things that could describe the fifth annual Skiff Gala Saturday evening.
    April 10, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Newton CVB suspends operations

    The Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau will suspend its operations this year citing financial crisis due to defunding by the City of Newton.
    April 10, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Photos: Prairie Burn at Jacob Krumm

    The Jasper Conservation held a prairie burn Friday evening at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve from 7 to 9 p.m. Naturalist Katie Cantu said the burn altern ...
    April 10, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • School board to consider 2018 budget

    The Newton Community School Board of Education will vote on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 at Monday night’s regular meeting.
    April 7, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Arby’s to host first car show Tuesday evening

    Classic car fans and gearheads from Jasper County will have a new place to gather starting this Tuesday and throughout the summer. Arby’s in Newton wi ...
    April 7, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • City to repair uneven streets

    Two sections of roadway in southwest and southeast Newton are scheduled to be repaired. The 200 through 700 blocks of East 17th Street South and the 4 ...
    April 7, 2017 - 11:32 am
  • City parking, intersections updated

    To continue to improve safety on the roadways on Newton, several parking areas and intersections throughout the community are being addressed.
    April 7, 2017 - 11:31 am