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  • 14th Annual Arts & Crafts comes to Iowa State Fairgrounds

    Make plans now to attend the 14th Annual Arts & Crafts on Friday through Sunday at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Locations annouced for Tour of Homes

    The 2015 Newton Tour of Homes will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5.On the tour this year ar ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Man attacks woman with hammer, faces attempted murder charge

    A Newton man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly assaulting a female victim with a hammer.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Downtown business owner wants Thunder Nites moved

    Downtown business owner and recently elected city council member Jeremy Biondi requested Thunder Nites bike night move from its current location in do ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • ‘Puppy Jake’ program comes to Newton Correctional Facility

    Ray inches across the floor in what is known as an “army crawl.”Someday soon, he might be helping so ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • A native son sails on

    One of the last of Iowa’s remaining survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor has passed away.Leland L ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Compaction, plant strength lead to tractor tire innovations

    SULLY — There are no signs on Iowa corn fields warning farmers “Do not back up — severe tire damage.”
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Newton Elks #1270 sponsors summer sports leagues

    Newton Elks Lodge #1270 representatives Bill Cobbs (E.R.) and Craig VanWyk (head trustee) present Newton YMCA CEO Frank Buckley, associate executive d ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Dinner and an auction

    The Salvation Army held their dinner and quilt aution fundraiser Firday night at The Salvation Army in Newton. The annual event had its largest turn o ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Keeping the cold out

    The Hometown Rewards energy-saving program held its "The Don’t Let the Frost Bite" weatherization project Saturday. Four-person teams of volunteers, a ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Newton Police to add narcotics K9 dog

    The Newton Police Department will add a narcotics K9 unit as part of the department’s drug initiative program to target drug activity within the commu ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Vets can stay in county for some mental health needs

    When military veterans need to see a medical professional these days, an appointment often involves a trip to Des Moines — or farther.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Mid-term progress reports issued

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton High School students Tuesday. Freshman parents are a ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Lions fundraiser at Pizza Ranch Wednesday

    The Newton Lions Club will be bussing tables from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Newton Pizza Ranch. The proceeds from the tips will stay within the New ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Discover Hope faith-based addiction support group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:42 am