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  • Community Calendar

    • Thunder Nites will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the downtown square in Newton. Featured performer is Gimikk.
    May 13, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • NPL to accept food donations for fines May 16-21

    Subscribe to the Library NewsletterVisit our website or swing by the library information desk to reg ...
    May 13, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Cost share available for water quality practices

    Farmers eligible to receive up to half the cost of trying cover crops, no-till/strip till or nitrification inhibitor
    May 13, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Four things to know from the Jasper County Board of Health meeting

    1. Dr. Stephanie Bantell was welcomed to her first official board meeting. Bantell, a physician at Newton Clinic, takes over for Dr. Zachary Alexander ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Pipeline company petitions IUB to begin work next week

    DES MOINES — Dakota Access, LLC — the subsidiary of Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners which is developing the Dakota Access Pipeline — is seeking p ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Stats show Newton has thrived without Maytag

    May 10, 2006 was the day Gov. Tom Vilsack came to Newton on short notice.The governor stood in front ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Valor, Service and Sacrifice

    The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Grinnell Chapter, joins a grateful nation in recognition of Valor, Service and Sacri ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Thunder Nites back for fifth year

    Celebrating its fifth year, Thunder Nites Bike Night is back for the season. Beginning Friday, Thunder Nites will rock downtown Newton bringing more t ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Go and Do: Spring Style Show

    The Spring Style Show and luncheon returns on a new day and with a new clothing provider, The Hall Tree in Pella. Tickets for the show are $20 per per ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Go and Do: Richardson Run 5K

    The Richardson Run Memorial 5K is named after Newton Police Officer, Lt. Patrick Richardson, who died on Sept. 1, 2013, after suffering a heart attack ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Go and Do: Famers’ Market and Vendor Fair

    Prairie City Farmers’ Market and Colfax Vendor Fair both start for the season this weekend. The Prai ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Lewis Black to Perform at Hoyt Sherman Place Sept. 23

    Renowned stand-up comedian Lewis Black comes to the intimate Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines for a performance at 8 p.m. Sept. 23.
    May 12, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Newton student nominated for the Congress of Future Medical Leaders

    Hannah Yeager, a junior at Newton Senior High School is a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., June 25-27.
    May 12, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Free family fishing derby June 4

    Jasper Conservation Connection and the Jasper County Conservation Board will be partnering with the Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton League t ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Relay for Life Charity Event will begin at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Optimae Lifeservices, 1730 First Ave. E. in Newton. Silent auction includes movie t ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:23 am