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  • Family reunion held

    The Christoph and Sophia Hilker Bollhoefer family reunion met at the rural Baxter Bethany United Church of Christ Sunday, July 27. Everyone attending ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Bethany Church hosts ice cream social and music

    The Bethany Church, located one mile east of Baxter at 5627 N. 95th Ave. W., will host an ice cream social and music in the park for its members and t ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts sharing supper

    The Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a sharing supper at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, located at 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • FBC church hosts introduction course

    First Baptist Church of Newton will host an educational and conversational program beginning Aug. 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, located at 620 S. ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Sacred Heart plans Faith Formation hours

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church has announced the weekly day and time for Faith Formation for students kindergarden to 12th grade.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • NHS senior delighted by chance to show at state fair

    DES MOINES — Kaylee Lange has been showing horses since she was a freshman in high school, but until this year she never had a chance to show them at ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Visitors now required to present photo ID at Newton schools

    “I think we did everything we could,” said Bill Perrenoud.Perrenoud, a member of the Newton Communit ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Iowa State Fair Results

    • Phyllis Olson of Newton won first place in the Rice Creations Main Dish competition and third place overall at the 2014 Iowa State Fair. In the Food ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • 'So Long Summer Weekend of Fun' set for this weekend

    Come one, come all to the “So Long Summer Weekend of Fun,” Friday through Sunday at several Newton parks. This new event, put on by the Newton Park an ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Lucky shirt gives local boy edge at state fair

    DES MOINES — When he was a boy, Ed Machin showed animals at the Iowa State Fair while wearing a red T-Shirt that read “IOW-Shire,” the name of his fam ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Monroe girl not ‘sheepish’ about her future

    DES MOINES — Whitney Figland became interested in showing sheep after watching her older brother do it, and its become something she loves.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Remaining charges dropped in child porn case

    Editor's Note: This story was updated to correct the prison sentence. As part of a plea agreement, t ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Anti-oil pipeline protest planned to take place in Newton

    Environmental protesters are planning a rally in Newton on Thursday, in response to the proposed 1,100 mile oil pipeline that would go through 17 Iowa ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:34 pm
  • Noon Kiwanis to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Ready for School project meeting at library Wednesday

    The Newton Public Library will be assisting in the Iowa Public Television’s Ready for School project, and any organization in Newton that works with y ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:54 am
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