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  • NCSD Board OKs nearly $85K for maintenance projects

    Following the school board’s approval Monday night, the Newton Community School District will be tackling a couple of maintenance projects this summer ...
    May 10, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • City looking to change code to add auto sales

    City council is beginning the process of allowing the sale of automobiles as a conditional use with the Neighborhood Commercial District in Newton. Th ...
    May 10, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Vehicle pursuit through Newton leads to one arrest

    A vehicle and foot chase led to the arrest of an Urbandale man Tuesday evening.Christopher G. Frieds ...
    May 10, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • City asking for citizen input on fireworks law

    The city of Newton is looking for citizen input on an upcoming decision on the use of fireworks in Newton.
    May 10, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • City OKs improvement at DMACC Maytag campus

    To support the progress at the DMACC Maytag campus and its efforts to bring retail opportunities to the former headquarters, city council approved the ...
    May 9, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • School board approves new TJ principal

    The search is over — Thomas Jefferson Elementary has a new principal for next school year, and her name is Trisca Mick.
    May 9, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • City employees to take on more benefits obligations

    Due to increasing insurance premiums, the city is taking steps to reduce costs by moving to a partially self-funded plan. City council approved the re ...
    May 9, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Locals work to bring ‘The Wall That Heals’ back to Jasper County

    American Legion Post 111 in Newton will host a fundraising dinner and auction on Thursday in an effort to bring “The Wall That Heals” back to Jasper C ...
    May 9, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Newton student attends DMACC commencement

    Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus Dental Hygiene students, from left, Emily Hummel, of Newton, Allison Schultz, of Truro, and Hanna Fell ...
    May 9, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Free Treasures Giveaway at First UMC

    First United Methodist Church, 210 N. Second Ave. E., will be hosting a Free Treasures Giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon May 20 in fellowship hall.
    May 9, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Photos: Chill Out and Grill Out features local musicians

    More than 30 attendees turned out to the Chill Out and Grill Out event hosted by 301 Studios in Newton. The event took place at Woodland Park Saturday ...
    May 9, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Former Pacesetter selected for ISU Dance Team

    Newton HS senior Madison Mann was recently selected to the Iowa State University Dance Team. The IS ...
    May 8, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • May Beef Month Proclamation

    The Iowa Beef Industry Council has announced that May is Beef Month in Iowa. Gov. Terry Branstad has signed the May Beef Month proclamation in recogni ...
    May 8, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Zeta Chapter closes out school year tonight

    Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will have its final meeting of the 2016-17 school year tonight at 5:45 p.m. at the McCann Center (Sacred Heart Catho ...
    May 8, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Community thanks Breckenridge for 24 years at NPD

    As the community thanked Lt. Wes Breckenridge for more than 20 years at the Newton Police Department Friday, it wasn’t a time for farewells but a time ...
    May 8, 2017 - 11:31 am