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  • Newton Village celebrates National Assisted Living Week with 'The Magic of Music'

    In observance of National Assisted Living Week, Sept. 7 to 13, Newton Village will sponsor a series of events developed as a special opportunity to br ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Goodwill Career Connection Center now open in Newton

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen has seen his city go through a lot of things, both good and bad, in the last decade but he was more than happy to share in so ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • GM donates vehicles to DMACC

    General Motors has donated a 2015 Yukon XL to the Des Moines Area Community College GM Automotive Service Education Program so the students can learn ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Woman injured in moped crash

    A woman was transported to a hospital with injuries following a collision in which her moped apparently struck a car in front of her on First Avenue E ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Stolen vehicle abandoned in South Skunk River

    A vehicle reported stolen in Newton Monday was found submerged in the South Skunk River Wednesday morning by a person collecting water samples under a ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Skiff honors recipient of DAISY nursing award

    Katy Stonehocker, registered nurse at Skiff Medical Center, was recognized as an “unsung hero” during the organization’s third 2014 DAISY award ceremo ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Nothin’ New in Newton vendor fair coming Saturday

    Nothin’ New in Newton, a brand new event, is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Hawkeye Stages parking lot east of Hy-Vee. The event, which is ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Strategic Plan focus of city council discussion

    Starting in January, the City of Newton began work on its 2015-2017 Strategic Plan. A community survey was conducted in January and February and work ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Jasper County Central Committee meeting Sept. 11

    There will be Jasper County Democratic Central Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the democratic headquarters, 108 First St. in Newton.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • JCSWCD to meet Tuesday

    The Jasper County Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the USDA Service Center, 709 First Ave. W. in Newt ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • LifeServe conducts blood drive Tuesday

    LifeServe will host a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the cabin in Holmdahl Park in Kellogg.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Farm Bureau hosts young ag professional seminar Friday

    The Jasper County Farm Bureau will host an informational seminar, the Jasper County Young Ag Progressional “Up to Speed” Series, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • NPL hosts musical activity for toddlers

    The Newton Public Library will host “Listen, Sing and Dance” at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the library meeting room. The event will be for babies, toddlers ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • SCORE offering small business workshops

    Service Corps of Retired Executives, counselors to America’s small businesses, will offer free small business workshops from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Sept. 9 an ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Maytag Maintenance Picnic set for Sunday

    The 21st annual Maytag Maintenance Picnic is set for 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Maytag Park west shelter house.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:43 am
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