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  • Blues Under the Blue Roof at the Newton Public Library

    Celebrate local blues music at the Newton Public Library. A new musical performance will be held eve ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Nature Tots at Neal Smith NWR set for Saturday

    Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a refuge naturalist to read stories, explore outside, make nature crafts and m ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Industry leaders gather for 2017 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

    The 2017 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit got underway Tuesday morning and will continue into the afternoon at the Meadows Conference Center in Altoona. Th ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Audit report available for Newton municipal waterworks

    Nolte, Cornman & Johnson, P.C. Certified Public Accountants recently released an audit report on the Newton Municipal Waterworks.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • MAT find success in multi-state meet

    The MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team traveled to Rockford, Ill. to compete at a large USTA multi-state meet.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • National Burn Awareness Week is Feb. 5-11

    A pot of coffee, a bath and a burning fireplace all have the potential to cause one of the most common childhood accidents: burns. National Burn Aware ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Newton city administrator selected

    The City of Newton has selected a new city administrator following a three-month search.Matthew Muck ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • Jasper County launches Crime Stoppers program

    A new avenue to help fight crime is now available for the citizens of Jasper County. Jasper County ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Newton Christian School hosts Community Servants Day

    Students at Newton Christian School are taught spelling and science similarly to students in any school across the country, but there’s more to the Ch ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Physician assistant joins Newton Clinic

    Newton Clinic has added to its roster of nearly 20 health-care providers with the arrival of physician assistant Angela Nelson.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Downtown cash mob slated for Wednesday

    A mob is coming to downtown Newton — a cash mob. Newton Main Street announced the first cash mob of 2017 will be held at noon on Wednesday to give a q ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • Pj’s Deli completes renovated bathrooms

    Passerbys in the Courthouse Mall may have noticed a significant amount of construction taking place in Pj’s Deli old location of the building this mon ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Open house planned for 2017 city projects

    The public is invited to an open house from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Newton Public Library, 100 N. Third Ave. W. to learn about upcoming proj ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • Midnight bakery makes ordering sweets in Baxter ‘a piece of cake’

    BAXTER — “(I like it when my mom bakes) cake,” 4-year-old Avery Whaley said. “I like pies (too).”Ave ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Call the right play for Super Bowl LI: Pass the keys to a sober driver before the big game begins

    Football fans across the country will celebrate America’s most watched national sporting event, Super Bowl LI, on Sunday. For many, the celebration wi ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:21 am