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  • IPTV announces dates for 10th annual Reading Road Trip

    Newton Daily NewsJOHNSTON — Iowa Public Television is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Readin ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge to host July photo hikes

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host its June Photo Hike from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday.This pr ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • IAFP seeks 2016 Family Physician of the Year Award

    Is your Family Physician the best of the best? Do they go above and beyond to care for their patients? Are they active in the community? Do you think ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:57 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.
    July 13, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • NCSD board approves $46K technology purchase

    Before Newton Community School District Technology Supervisor Dan Sloan could get to the E.J.H. Beard Administrative Center boardroom podium during Mo ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Master Gardner program still inspiring amateur horticulturists

    Carolyn Burk didn’t get into the Iowa State University Extension Service’s Master Gardner program because she wanted to become an expert.
    July 12, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • Rental units at former Juice and Junk ready for demolition

    Demolition work is continuing at the former Juice and Junk site. The four rental storage units were approved to be torn down by city council at its Ju ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Upcoming Prairie Night Hikes

    Mark your calendars for these opportunities to explore the prairie at night for an entertaining learning experience.
    July 12, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Des Moines Playhouse presents ‘Rock of Ages’

    The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents “Rock of Ages,” July 15 through Aug. 7. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 51 ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Ben Folds to perform at Hoyt Sherman Place on Nov. 6

    Multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter/producer Ben Folds will perform at Hoyt Sherman Place at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 6.
    July 12, 2016 - 2:15 pm
  • True to her roots

    A drive down First Avenue, the Capitol II Theatre, H.A. Lynn Stadium and Newton High School are all depicted in Liz Costanzo-Morrison’s new youth hist ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • Downtown public parking lot closed for reconstruction work

    The city-owned public parking lot located at the northeast corner of West Third Street South and South Second Avenue will be closed for reconstruction ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubMembers of the Kellogg Garden Club toured Howell’s Greenhouse and Dried Florals a ...
    July 12, 2016 - 1:29 pm
  • Final concert features patriotic tunes, showcase trumpet and marimbas

    The Newton Municipal Band will present its final concert of the season Thursday at Maytag Bowl in Maytag Park. Directed by Jim Beerends, Newton High S ...
    July 12, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • Wittemberg Cemetery decorations

    Individuals who wish to save Memorial Day decorations or flowers placed on or around the graves at Wittemberg Cemetery north of Newton must remove the ...
    July 12, 2016 - 1:30 pm