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  • Acts of Kindess

    Rep. Dave Loebsack joined volunteers last week to deliver Meals on Wheels in Newton, as part of his participation in “Acts of Kindness” events through ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Newton Main Street receives $3,000

    Bret Pugh, marketing manager of U.S. Bank, presents a U.S. Bank Foundation Grant of $3,000 to Bruce Showalter, board member of Newton Main Street. Oth ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • BHE donates $1,000 to St. Nick’s

    Black Hills Energy makes a donation to St. Nick’s Christmas Club. Accepting the $1,000 check is Kathy Doyle of St. Nick’s, surrounded by BHE volunteer ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Mid-Iowa Motor Sports fire shows more than $175,000 loss

    A morning fire at a Newton motorsports repair shop Tuesday resulted in a total loss for the business’s shop.
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • New parking restrictions addressed by city council

    Newton’s Traffic Safety Committee is once again working on various parking restrictions throughout the city. The city council approved the first readi ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Breckenridge hopeful for progress in upcoming session

    Editor’s Note: Each year before the Iowa Legislative Session convenes, the Newton Daily News interviews local legislators. The following Q&A features ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Supervisors approve purchase of engineer pickups

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of two Ford extended cab pickups Tuesday to be used for the Secondary Roads Department.
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • First Presbyterian Church undergoes construction

    The First Presbyterian Church is undergoing exterior renovations that are slated to be finished in January.
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Community meal

    The next community meal is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church, 210 N. Second Ave. E. Those interested may enter the ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 1:15 pm
  • Winter break fun at the skating rink

    Newton kindergartener Lily Klute, right, along with her brother Jon who is in third grade, spent part of their afternoon Tuesday twirling and sliding ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • DMACC offers safety management program, certificate

    Ensuring a safe work environment is not always easy, but organizations in all industries should understand the potential impacts of an accident. Accid ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Legion Riders donate to courthouse lights

    Steve Knight, representing the Courthouse Lighting Fund, receives a donation from the Legion Riders Post 111, represented by members Jeremy Heaberlin ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Newton blood donor enters hall of fame

    A Newton blood donor and avid volunteer was recently recognized for her lifelong dedication to the blood donation cause by being inducted into a natio ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Morning fire damages Mid-Iowa Motor Sports

    The Newton, Baxter and Colfax Fire Departments responded to a building fire at Mid-Iowa Motor Sports around 8 a.m. Tuesday at 6388 Highway 14 N. One o ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • City continues tax abatement program

    For more than 20 years, the City of Newton has had an Urban Revitalization Plan in place to incentivize development through a tax abatement program. T ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 11:22 am