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  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Daily News will host its Reader Appreciation Lunch beginning at noon Thursday at Sersland Park, located next to the newspaper. Enjoy a free l ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:14 am
  • Locals graduate from Drake University

    DES MOINES — The following students graduated from Drake University.Danielle Peters, of Newton, bach ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • NHS Pacesetters selling 2016 football shirts

    The Newton High School Pacesetters are selling 2016 Newton Football shirts. T-shirts are available in white or black and are available in youth throug ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Go & Do

    1. August Photo Hike6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ThursdayNeal Smith National Wildlife RefugeThis program is fre ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • JCHD expanding maternal and child health services

    To address the continued need to serve Jasper County families, the Jasper County Health Department was approved to expand maternal and child health se ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:11 am
  • Newton woman places in Iowa State Fair jellies competition

    DES MOINES — Michelle Westphal, of Waterloo, won First Place Overall and Reserve Sweepstakes honors in the C&H Classic Iowa Canned Jellies competition ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Newton FFA places in Iowa State Fair Poultry Show

    DES MOINES — Thirty-seven FFA members exhibited 266 birds in the FFA Poultry Show judged Thursday at the 2016 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Locals awarded at Iowa State Fair FFA Horse Show

    DES MOINES — Elyse Buysse, of West Liberty, was named High Point Exhibitor at the FFA Horse Show judged Wednesday during the 2016 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Newton resident takes home second in Casey’s Junior Cooking Contest

    DES MOINES — Helen Hutchison, of Des Moines, was awarded First Place Overall in Casey’s Junior Favorite Creations contest at the 2016 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Young blooms flourish in Iowa State Fair floriculture competition

    DES MOINES — Young gardeners ages seven and under exhibited their flowers in the Junior Floriculture competition judged Thursday at the 2016 Iowa Stat ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • State Fair BBQ Sauce title claimed by Newton Cook

    DES MOINES — Jeffrey King, of Newton, won first place and statewide barbecue sauce bragging rights in the Mine Is The Best BBQ Sauce competition, judg ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Bird calling champs claim crowns at the Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — The call of the wild rang out from Pioneer Hall during the bird calling contests held at the 2016 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Masterful minis compete for Iowa State Fair honors

    DES MOINES — Mini masterpieces took the stage in the Doll Houses and Miniature Rooms competition judged prior to the start of the 2016 Iowa State Fair ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Colfax Seamstress places at Iowa State Fair Counted Thread contest

    DES MOINES — Cindy Baldwin, of Coralville, was awarded Best of Show and Sweepstake honors in the Counted Thread Techniques contest judged prior to the ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Iowans crochet wins in Iowa State Fair contest

    DES MOINES — Alice Grimm of Riverside received Best of Show honors in the Crochet division of the Fabric and Threads contest judged prior to the start ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:26 am