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  • City eyes next phase for Fairmeadows North

    The City of Newton has a problem, and staff couldn’t be happier. Through work on the Housing Initiative, the city has successfully jumpstarted the hou ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • NCSD Board discusses meal charging policy

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education was particularly busy Monday because its previous meeting was canceled and board members went ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Annual senior fair to return to Newton YMCA

    The Newton YMCA is set to hold the 24th Annual National Senior Health and Fitness Fair this month to bring awareness to resources available for senior ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • Veterans Affairs Commission finds uses for grant money

    The Jasper County Commission of Veterans Affairs uses grant funds from the state of Iowa every year to benefit veterans locally and invest in the coun ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

    Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservat ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • Free Family Fishing Derby returns

    Jasper Conservation Connection and the Jasper County Conservation Board will be partnering together to host the 10th Annual Hook, Line & Sinker family ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:39 am
  • Peregrine falcons building on nesting successes

    DES MOINES — Peregrine falcons have increased their presence in Iowa, with peregrine partners and volunteers now reporting 20 peregrine falcon territo ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Luxury Home of the Week: Nine acres and a walk-out basement: What $325,000 can get you in Newton

    Check out this $325,000 Newton home, listed for sale on Zillow ...
    May 10, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • IDOT training center project taking next steps

    The Iowa Department of Transportation was given the go-ahead by the Jasper County Board of Supervisors to take the next steps in determining if the fo ...
    May 10, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Mother’s Day tradition continues at Lemon Tree

    The Lemon Tree Teahouse & Restaurant will continue its tradition this month by hosting a Mother’s Day Luncheon devoted to having a relaxing and delici ...
    May 10, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • NCSD Board OKs nearly $85K for maintenance projects

    Following the school board’s approval Monday night, the Newton Community School District will be tackling a couple of maintenance projects this summer ...
    May 10, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • City looking to change code to add auto sales

    City council is beginning the process of allowing the sale of automobiles as a conditional use with the Neighborhood Commercial District in Newton. Th ...
    May 10, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Vehicle pursuit through Newton leads to one arrest

    A vehicle and foot chase led to the arrest of an Urbandale man Tuesday evening.Christopher G. Frieds ...
    May 10, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • City asking for citizen input on fireworks law

    The city of Newton is looking for citizen input on an upcoming decision on the use of fireworks in Newton.
    May 10, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • City OKs improvement at DMACC Maytag campus

    To support the progress at the DMACC Maytag campus and its efforts to bring retail opportunities to the former headquarters, city council approved the ...
    May 9, 2017 - 10:43 am