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  • Durbala receives Governor's Volunteer Award

    Suzanne Durbala, of Newton, received a 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Award during a special recognition ceremony June 18 in Pleasant Hill.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • After years of experience, local woman starts her own seamstress business

    Pants a little too long? Button come off your shirt? There is a new business in town, Needle & Thread, ready to help with your sewing needs.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Area trio earn All-Elite track honors

    Three area athletes earned individual state track championships at the 2014 Iowa High School Track and Field Championship Meet in May in Des Moines. T ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • PCM bullying civil suit dismissed

    NEWTON — A 2013 civil suit accusing the Prairie City-Monroe School District of ignoring bullying allegations by a former student was dismissed from Ja ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:09 pm
  • City 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 Aug. 1 and 2.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Republicans meet tonight

    The Jasper County Republicans will be at their new headquarters at 7 p.m. tonight for a “Meet in the Street” gathering.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Country Market at Uncle Bill's on Saturday

    Uncle Bill’s Farm will have its last Country Market of the season from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the pumpkin farm, 400th Avenue in Grinnell.  
    July 28, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Small businesses have until Aug. 11 to apply for SBA disaster loans

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small, non-farm businesses in 70 Iowa counties — including Jasper — and neigh ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Market Cafe restaurant opens at Hy-Vee

    Along with your groceries, you can now have a full-service, sit-down meal at the Market Café, located in the northeast corner of the Newton Hy-Vee. Op ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Youth productions at NCT tonight

    The Newton Community Children’s Summer Theater will present three plays beginning at 6:30 p.m. tonight, including “Hairum Scarum” and “Twinderella” by ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • School district to discuss state progress results

    Jim Gilbert was thrilled last year with the progress the Newton Community School District students made in the Adequate Yearly Progress report issued ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Dr. Edwards receives patient safety award

    The Patient Advisory Council at Skiff Medical Center recently presented a patient safety award to Dr. Pat Edwards of Newton Clinic for going above and ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • NASCAR Hauler Parade coming to Newton

    NASCAR and Iowa Speedway will team up to bring the NASCAR Nationwide Series Hauler Parade to downtown Newton beginning at 6 p.m. July 31.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Involuntary manslaughter charge dismissed in drug death case

    Judge Terry Rickers dismissed an involuntary manslaughter charge Monday against 29-year-old Newton resident Matthew A. McNeer.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Barn dance rain or shine

    An old-fashioned “barn” dance is set for 7 to 10 p.m. tonight at Woodland Park in Newton. There will ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:10 am
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