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  • NPD distributing free Trick-or-Treat Bags

    The Newton Police Department is distributing free Safety Pup trick-or-treat bags from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 30 at the police department, 101 W ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Kids Against Hunger packaging event

    Jasper County Kids Against Hunger will be packaging food to feed families in parts of the world because of a shortage of food Nov. 8. The host for the ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Events

    • Celebrate Recovery for Women led by Nina Robson will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. N in Newton. 
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • No new trial for Iowa man convicted of murder

    FORT DODGE — A Fort Dodge man convicted in August of first-degree murder will not be getting a new trial.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Idle Iowa beef plant prepares to reopen this month

    TAMA — A long-idle beef processing plant is getting ready to reopen in Tama later this month.Iowa Pr ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Council Bluffs seeks payment of late garbage bills

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A city official says about 20 percent of Council Bluffs households are late paying their garbage bills.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Police say arrest made in Des Moines hit-and-run

    DES MOINES — Des Moines police say an arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of a 55-year-old man.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Sen. Warren campaigns for Braley in Senate race

    DES MOINES — Sen. Elizabeth Warren focused on stumping for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley during a campaign stop in Iowa Sunday, but some li ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Iowa's Wartburg College launches $75 M campaig

    WAVERLY — Wartburg College in northeast Iowa has announced a $75 million fundraising effort — and it’s already raised nearly three-quarters of that.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

    ATLANTA — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal he ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • New report criticizes Iowa stun gun policies

    DES MOINES — Law enforcement policies on the use of stun guns vary greatly across Iowa’s 99 counties, and civil rights experts who recently reviewed t ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Classic Newton band reuniting for benefit concert

    Rock ‘n’ Roll and rollerskates will come together for the “Rock the Rink” benefit concert, 7 p.m., Oct. 25, at the recently reopened West Gate skating ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Candidates agree on goals, disagree on path in League forum

    There were few surprises in Thursday’s League of Women Voters’ Candidate Forum at Newton City Hall, as hopefuls seeking election in Iowa Senate Distri ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Two properties in D&D program up for sale

    The purchase of two properties in the D&D program will be discussed at the Monday Newton City Council meeting. Properties at 315 E. 15th St. N. and 60 ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Celebrating 11 years

    Lines stretched out the door as Newton Village celebrated its 11th Anniversary with an open house along with a soup supper Thursday. The dining room w ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:43 am
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