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  • 'Kellogg Konnection' set for Saturday

    Kellogg will host a family fun time called “Kellogg Konnection” from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Holmdahl Park in Kellogg.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • City of Newton seeking volunteers for 'Get To Know Newton'

    The City of Newton is seeking volunteers to help people “Get To Know Newton” at the upcoming Iowa Speedway races on Aug. 1 and 2.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jamison E. Poe, 22, of Newton was charged with serious domestic assault af ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Salvation Army accepting applications for school supplies assistance

    The Salvation Army is accepting applications for backpacks and school supplies until July 31.Bags wi ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Clarification

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office will only cease taking non-emergency calls in towns that have their own police departments. They will continue to t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Park project complete

    The Maytag Park playground installation project has been completed, and volunteers will not be needed Saturday. 
    July 25, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Puppets, 'Hunger Games' party planned at library

    Puppet Show with PuppeteerPuppeteer Kevin Coble will put on a show at 1 p.m. Monday in the Newton Pu ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Iowa KidsNet to hold information session on foster care, adoption in Newton

    Iowa KidsNet, the statewide organization that recruits, trains, licenses and supports Iowa’s foster and adoptive families, will hold an information se ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Rare Golf Shot

    NEWTON — On one of the hottest days of the summer, Ron Carson blazed a bit of history on Westwood Golf Course.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Newton Fire Department closes three apartment buildings

    “No Trespassing” signs are hung on the door, the parking lots sit empty and soggy mildewing newspapers are piling up on the steps at the Hampton House ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Out with the old in with the new

    Newton Parks and Grounds along with the Newton Park Board have been working on installing a new playground at Maytag Park in the exact location of the ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Jasper County Fair Livestock Judging Contest Winners

    Winners of the 2014 Jasper County Fair Livestock Judging Contest were announced Wednesday, and all winners are pictured above with Jasper County Fair ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • The Stevens Family trio to perform Sunday

    The First Assembly of God will host The Stevens Family trio in concert at 10:15 a.m. Sunday at the church, located at 1029 E. 19th St. N. in Newton.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Sheriff addresses changes in service calls

    NEWTON — Effective June 1, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department ceased responding to non-emergency calls in the county, but the department will cont ...
    July 29, 2014 - 8:17 pm
  • Main Street social hour tonight

    Newton Main Street will host a social hour from 5:30 to 7 p.m. tonight at the First Avenue Speakeasy in Newton. 
    July 24, 2014 - 11:10 am
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