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  • Future of city parks office still under discussion

    The topic of what to do with the caretaker’s house at Maytag Park was once again discussed by the Newton Park Board Wednesday.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Armed robbery suspect remains at-large

    An armed robbery suspect remains at-large after an early Wednesday morning incident at New Star convenience store in Newton.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Accumulation now guideline for snow ordinance plowing

    A new parking snow removal ordinance will go into effect following the first substantial snow fall this season.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Photo: Decking the halls

    County crews scaled the Jasper County Courthouse on Wednesday to hang Christmas lights and decorations in preparation for the annual Courthouse Lighti ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Donation allows Jasper County EMA to purchase drone

    The Jasper County Emergency Management Agency recently accepted a small grant from the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • New assessment costs, duration might not be so ‘balanced’

    After postponements and several years of back-and-forth discussion involving Gov. Terry Branstad and many Iowa educators, it looks like the Iowa Asses ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Wellness Coalition receives $2,000 for snack program

    The Newton Wellness Coalition is once again furthering its efforts to provide healthy snacks to children in the Newton Community School District. The ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Knights of Columbus to host Christmas Bingo

    Knights of Columbus and Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual Christmas Bingo at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at McCann Center in Newton.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • NCEF seeks nominations for Excellence In Education awards

    The purpose of the Excellence in Education Award is to recognize teaching excellence in the Newton Community School District. Candidates may be nomina ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • St. Stephen’s to host Thanksgiving Eve service Nov. 23

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the church, 223 E. Fourth St. N.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Operation Christmas Child underway in Newton

    On Monday, area organizations and local citizens began work building and collecting shoeboxes for the annual Operation Christmas Child fundraiser. The ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • The Way to host Thanksgiving Eve meal Nov. 23

    The Newton Church of the Way will host a soup and bread Thanksgiving Eve Meal from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 23 at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • One lucky Hy-Vee shopper

    Doug Ware, of Newton, is the winner of the red Ford F-150 truck from the Hy-Vee Fuel Saver+Perks Card contest. Newton Hy-Vee Store Director Scott Pear ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Newton student joins all-state choir

    Newton High School senior Joe Malsom has been selected to participate in the 2016 Iowa All-State Honor Choir. Joe will travel to Ames, Friday, Novembe ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • City of Kellogg to add new community LED sign

    A new full-color LED community message center has been ordered for Kellogg. The two-sided message center, approximately 3x8 feet in size, and topped w ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 10:38 am