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  • 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
  • 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. 3, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Authorities investigating submerged vehicle

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is investigating a submerged vehicle discovered Wednesday morning in rural Jasper County.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Newton man petitioning county, city to stop salting road

    With the heat of summer lingering and the brutal cold of winter still months away, 84-year-old Max Rabourn is fired up about the use of salt on county ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Local veterans join war against hunger

    While their days in the military may be behind them, local veterans are now attempting to aid another kind of army, except this one fights battles aga ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • The Way Church hosts Fall Fest Saturday

    Mark your calendars for the Newton Church of The Way’s annual Fall Fest from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • City council eyes downtown traffic safety

    Two residents shared their concerns and a new set of stop signs were proposed at the Tuesday Newton City Council meeting. Also, the new Minimum Rental ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Masons donate $4,000 to St. Nick's Club

    Newton Masonic Lodge #59 presented the St. Nick’s Club with checks totaling $4,000 last Friday. This was the amount raised at a Christmas in July dinn ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • DAR essay contest guidelines and deadlines

    Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution conducts essay contests for any student attending a public, private, parochial sch ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • 'Fill up the Trunk Challenge' taking off in Newton

    A new social media challenge called the “Fill Up Trunk Challenge” is making rounds on Facebook after the Newton Daily News reported a shortage at the ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:24 am
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