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  • Bill Riley Talent Search competition comes to Lynnville

    The Bill Riley Talent Search and state wide presenting sponsor, Hy-Vee, are excited to announce a local show in Lynnville. The show will be at 1:30 p. ...
    June 15, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Discovery Hike planned at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    Newton Daily NewsJoin volunteer naturalists at 10 a.m. Saturday for a Nature Discovery Walk along th ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    June 15, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Local students receive degrees at ISU commencement

    AMES — At Iowa State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, 4,595 students received degrees. Iowa State awarded 3,818 undergraduate degrees, 496 ...
    June 15, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Nebraska man brings anti-trafficking cause through Jasper County

    Barry Jurgensen has spent much of his energy in the past few years on a message Newton residents have been hearing more often recently.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • NCSD board adjusts budget

    Newton Community School District budget adjustments for Fiscal 2017 won’t affect personnel. In fact, all union employees in the district are receiving ...
    June 14, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • IDALS follows federal lead on eggs

    Shortly after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would resume the egg inspections at farms that were suspended last year, the Iowa Dep ...
    June 14, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • McGuire talks about taking House back on tour stop

    Funding for public education, mental health, job creation and health care were some of the main topics that came up when Iowa Democrats met with a spe ...
    June 14, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Demolition starts at former Juice and Junk

    Demolition work started early on Monday morning at the former Juice and Junk building. The city purchased the building and adjacent land in March and ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • 6th Annual Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest scheduled for July 8-10

    The Red Rock Lake Association, Red Rock Army Corps of Engineers, Pella Convention & Visitors Bureau and Knoxville community partners are in preparatio ...
    June 14, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Guest conductors to lead Newton Municipal Band on Thursday

    The Newton Municipal Band will take the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bowl at Maytag Park for the second of its summer concerts in the park.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge to host photo hikes Thursday, Saturday

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host two upcoming June photo hikes — from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Kellogg and Killduff Communities Blood Drive will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Cabin in Holmdahl Park in Kellogg. To make or change an appointment, ca ...
    June 14, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • MAT athletes score High Point awards at state

    MAT Tumbling and Trampoline recently attended the State Championships in Boone and had six athletes honored with the highest award for the state meet.
    June 14, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Airport looking to update master plan

    To stay current with Federal Aviation Administration standards, the city is applying for a grant to update the Newton Municipal Airport Master Plan. T ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:02 pm