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  • Defendant in Casey’s robbery gets 35 years, appeals verdict

    A man convicted of charges stemming from a Newton convenience store robbery last November is appealing the guilty verdict handed down by jury in July.
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • August Photo Hikes at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host our August Photo Hike from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 18.T ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Farmers’ Market will begin at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on the courthouse square in Newton. For more information, contact Graham Sullivan at the Newt ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Monroe Mayor authorizes sale of Madsen Field

    MONROE — Madsen Field’s fate has now been decided after Monroe Mayor Douglas Duinink signed a resolution Monday authorizing the sale of the property t ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Newton Day at Kinnick Stadium is Sept. 3

    For the second year, the University of Iowa along with the Newton Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting fans from the Newton area to attend a football ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Colfax native producing mural for state fair

    DES MOINES — When Karen Doty was a child, growing up in Colfax, going to the Iowa State Fair was a time to marvel and stare in awe at the artwork and ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • The challenge of cleaning up a meth lab

    One of the final lines of an Environmental Protection Agency set of guidelines on cleaning a home exposed to methamphetamine is “Demolition may be con ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Bev Rossow American Family Insurance celebrates 15 years

    The end of one career for Bev Rossow led her to the beginning of a new, successful venture where she is celebrating 15 years. Bev Rossow American Fami ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Quality framing, quality service: Beckman Gallery celebrates 25 years

    Beckman Gallery celebrated its 25th anniversary in business Thursday with cake and other refreshments, along with a ribbon-cutting, accompanied by man ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Fair weather

    Competitors, volunteers and attendees both represeneted Jasper County at the 2016 Iowa State Fair on Sunday, where fairgoers took advantage of the bes ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Ike’s Family Fun Day

    The annual Ike’s Family Fun Day took place Saturday at Izaak Walton League.Event included music by D ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Community invited to Newton Daily News Reader Appreciation events

    To show its appreciation to its readers, the Newton Daily News will be hosting events this week thanking readers and residents of Jasper County.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Thanks with Franks date set for Sept. 8

    The annual Thanks with Franks event is scheduled for Sept. 8 at the Downtown Newton Square.Due to th ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Changes to emergency preparedness region affecting county

    Future changes to emergency preparedness services areas were discussed by the Jasper County Board of Health on Tuesday. The Iowa Department of Public ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • ‘Iowa in the Summertime’

    DES MOINES — Andrea Frier and her 12-year-old daughter Kirsten, of Colfax, finished a rainbow sprinkled vanilla ice cream cone as they walked through ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 10:47 am