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  • NHS Class of ‘44 member Dean Ward reflects on military service

    In 1944, it had been five years since the second World War began — three years since the U.S. joined the conflict — and Dean Ward was entering his las ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Pilot Flying J Truck Driver Challenge

    Before the Indy Car series race Saturday, the transport drivers of many Indy teams came to the Hawkeye Stages and Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • ​A vote Monday could bring SAMs program to two Newton schools

    It appears the Newton Community School District is potentially moving forward with implementing a School Administration Manager program at its two low ...
    July 13, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • 'Ben's Bubble Show'

    Wyatt Sterling stands inside a bubble at “Ben’s Bubble Show” at the Newton Public Library on Tuesday. The program was a part of the “Fizz, Boom, Read” ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Iowa Main Street offers retailers strategies

    Iowa Main Street hosted a public meeting this week about the future of Newton Main Street promotion committee. The meeting took place at Bridgehouse C ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Hy-Vee to host wine and dine event Wednesday

    Chef Dale Miller at the Hy-Vee will host a monthly wine and dine at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hy-Vee Club Room.  
    July 11, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • No. 1 Iowa rock band set for Thunder Nite's performance

    Tonight, Gimikk — the No. 1 rock band in the state of Iowa, according to ReverbNation — will take the stage for the July Thunder Nites.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Wittemberg Cemetery clean-up set for Tuesday

    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 11, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Local 997 Retiree Council to meet

    The UAW Local 997 Retiree Council will hold a potluck dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Local 997 Union Hall.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • SSBS seeks volunteers at meeting Monday

    The South Skunk Blues Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Izaak Walton League in Newton. Me ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Sully City Council to meet Monday

    The Sully City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Sully Community Center.Agenda items include ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Newton school board to meet

    The Newton Community School Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Emerson Hough Conference Room 125.
    July 11, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Draft notices sent to men born in 1800s

    No, the United States isn’t trying to build a military force of centenarians.It just seems that way ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Food Preservation 101 on Monday

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a Food Preservation 101 class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the DMACC Newton Campus.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Six Jasper County students recognized for academic excellence

    At the Eleventh Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, six Jasper County high school seniors were recognized for ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:53 am
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