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  • Images from PCM Middle School show new look in progress

    New images from the interior of PCM Middle School in Prairie City show an almost unrecognizable auditorium space and exterior shots display a former p ...
    April 20, 2017 - 11:42 am
  • DMACC looks to bring Maytag campus to life

    Big news struck Newton last October when DMACC received its largest donation in school history. Seven former Maytag corporate buildings, worth about $ ...
    April 20, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Newton Career Connection Center continues services

    The Newton Career Connection Center has served the communities of Jasper County for three years. It offers free services for job-seekers, and its loca ...
    April 20, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Newton school administrators see school reconfiguration as positive

    Newton Community School District is in its first year of reconfiguration into four K-4 schools and a middle school that houses grades 5-8. The new set ...
    April 20, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • New Berg School expected to be ready for students by 2019

    To borrow from the language of Ron Burgundy in the movie “Anchorman” — I don’t know how to put this, but the new Berg Middle School is kind of a big d ...
    April 20, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • PCM shop carves path to purchase 360-degree CNC router

    MONROE — PCM High School senior Chase Kuecker spent his first period shop class March 23 sanding and polishing his latest project — a wooden cutting b ...
    April 20, 2017 - 11:46 am
  • Alternative rocks: WEST Academy prepares students for future

    New location. New name. New mindset.Students and staff at Newton’s WEST Academy (formerly Basics & B ...
    April 20, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • Baxter CSD sparks community excitement with transition to Bolts

    BAXTER — When people think about a small town, they typically think of the school, its colors and its mascot.
    April 20, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Boulder park, ADA upgrades slated for Newton parks in 2017

    As spring and summer get underway, improvements and repairs also are getting started in Newton’s parks. From ADA upgrades to repairing bike trails, th ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Newton Main Street continues efforts downtown

    Newton Main Street once again had a busy year in downtown Newton. The biggest news from the organization was executive director Andrew Bassman leaving ...
    April 13, 2017 - 11:01 am