• Upper Iowa announces August 2016 graduates

    FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the names of its August 2016 graduates, followed by the degree earned. Among the graduates were ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Newton’s first Lego League team prepares for state competition

    Members of the 4-H-sponsored FIRST Lego League team in Newton are finding that learning and having fun can go hand-in-hand.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Mouchka honored at cording ceremony

    AMES – Jessica Mouchka, of Newton, was honored at a cording ceremony on Dec. 16 for successfully completing Iowa State’s Educator Preparation Program. ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Courthouse Lighting Fund donation

    ReMax Real Estate Concepts recently made a donation to the Courthouse Lighting Fund. Pictured, from left, are Sherri Newton, Jo Jenkins, Kathy Macy, J ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Baby storytime schedule adjusted for holiday closings

    Baby StorytimeDue to holiday closings in December and January, baby storytimes will be held on the f ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Benzer Pharmacy removes decades-old sign

    COLFAX — An iconic piece of Colfax history representing a 110-year family business in downtown Colfax is now gone.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Former Mustang leading SWCC men to national ranking

    Former Prairie City-Monroe standout Todd Lorensen, now the head coach of the Southwestern Community College men’s basketball program in Creston, talks ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • City to address repeat trash offenders

    The city is cracking down at multi-family residences and commercial properties who have been repeat offenders of trash or garbage offenses. Newton Cit ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Parks board to focus on park office location, golf clubhouse

    Plans to form two workshop groups for parks department projects were firmed up Wednesday at the Newton Parks Board meeting. The two groups will meet s ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Newton-built washing machine serves Pennsylvania family for more than 30 years

    Looking back at Newton’s history, it would be impossible to overlook the community’s connection to Maytag. More specifically, the high-quality washing ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Skiff physician named Fellow of American College of Surgeons

    Dr. Dominic Formaro, general surgeon at Skiff Medical Center in Newton, was among 1,823 initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the Amer ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Local UAW donates to courthouse lights

    Steve Knight representing the Courthouse Lighting Fund received $300 from Local UAW 997 President Stephanie McCumber. Steve Hartz, vice chairperson of ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersThe Sunbonnet Questers met at the home of Judy Swenson Dec. 5 for a Christmas gath ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • Home for Christmas

    It started out as a normal September day for Brad Jolliffe and Terra Scott as they worked together at the new Lauterbach Buick GMC building, but the d ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • City to launch redesigned website next year

    A redesigned city website is on the horizon for Newton. Following discussions about the current state of the web presence Newton has online, the Newto ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 11:14 am