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  • Newton High Senior Prom 2016 — It’s Electrifying

    Newton High School held its annual Prom walk-in Saturday night. This year's theme, taken from the movie "Grease" is "It's Electrifying."
    April 25, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Berg Elementary School Jump Rope for Heart

    Berg Elementary School's top-achieving students in the recent "Jump Rope for Heart" American Heart Association fundraiser were granted a rare privileg ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Helping a heart

    Lauterbach Buick GMC recently donated an AED defibrillator to Newton Christian School last week. Michael Lauterbach, left, an alum of the K-8 school, ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Happy Medium presents findings to city council

    Find a cohesive approach to city branding, marketing and outreach. That was the most important suggestion given by Happy Medium to the City of Newton.
    April 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Smith’s Quality Rental to host open house

    Smith’s Quality Rental and the Newton Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Smith’s Quality Rental 60th Anniversary Open House and Ribbon Cutting fro ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Racial Justice group to meet Tuesday

    The Racial Justice Working Group of Jasper County will be meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Sec ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Grinnell DAR Chapter installs new officers

    The regular meeting of the Grinnell Daughters of the American chapter meeting was held April 9 at the Drake Library Community Room in Grinnell.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Deadline extended for YCC applications

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge near Prairie City will be hiring a Youth Conservation Corps crew for the summer.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Monroe home, residents unharmed by garage fire

    MONROE — Damage was limited and no one was injured in a Monroe garage fire that took place shortly after midnight Saturday morning.
    April 25, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Cardinals soar at conference art show

    Newton High School artists represented their campus art department well by taking home high honors from the Little Hawkeye Conference Art Show, held A ...
    April 22, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • Kellogg Lions induct new members

    Pictured are the new Kellogg Lions Club inducted members Keith Koger and Bill Farrell with sponsor Allen Ricks, left, and District Gov. Garry Vokes, r ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • County set to work on bridge, road improvements

    Several roads and a bridge in Jasper County will be receiving attention in the coming months.Four Ja ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Safety First

    In the days leading up to high school proms, school staff and others make a concerted effort to ensure safety of students. Iowa State Patrol Trooper D ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • New director among many library changes this year

    The Newton Public Library might look largely the same as it did a year ago to the casual observer, but it went through some staffing changes and added ...
    April 22, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • Park board approves Eversman Field project

    Newton Parks Board approved a Newton Community School District project and announced the date of its next project at the April meeting Wednesday at Ne ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:09 pm