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  • Newton Lions Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper County Senior Center, 702 E. Third St. S. in Newton. 
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • 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, for lunch and a pro ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • JMPCA Early Childhood to meet

    The Jasper, Marion and Poweshiek County Early Childhood Area meeting will be Wednesday in the south board room at Skiff Medical Center.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee meeting room. The program w ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Club Notes

    Kellogg Garden ClubThe Kellogg Garden Club planned tours at its recent meeting. The group toured the ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Newton Realtors release August housing statistics

    The Newton Board of REALTORS Multiple Listing Service released August housing statistics based on MLS statistical information for properties with a Ne ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • United Way kicks off annual campaign with $363K goal

    Travis Padget admitted that setting the United Way of Jasper County’s fundraising campaign goal at $363,000 last year was lofty. Despite falling $43,0 ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Thanks With Franks

    Tory Callison of Newton bites down on one of many creative hot dogs at the annual Thanks for Franks event Thursday night on the Newton square. Fifty-t ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Extinct bird provided learning opportunity for local students

    Somehow, the Jasper County Conservation Office managed to celebrate an extinct animal’s anniversary and create a lesson plan to teach local sixth grad ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Bison Day on Sept. 27 at Neal Smith NWR

    The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate its annual Bison Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Lifelong learner Altman takes the reins at Skiff

    After several weeks on the job as Skiff Medical Center’s new CEO, Brett Altman said he is ready for the challenge of running an evolving hospital.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • School board to hear updated parent survey involving neighborhood schools

    Monday’s meeting of the Newton Community School District Board of Education will reveal the updated results of a K-6 parent survey that could play a s ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Board game night, iPad class coming up at library

    Search for Library Items with FacebookYou can now access the Newton Public Library’s catalog from Fa ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Local podiatrist closes doors after losing license

    A Newton podiatrist had his license suspended amid allegations that he was receiving pain medication from his patients. 
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • 'Fill the Boot' Saturday

    The Newton Fire Department will be accepting donations during its “Fill the Boot” campaign from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of West ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:54 am
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