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  • School board pulls property purchase from agenda

    Monday’s meeting of the Newton Community School District Board of Education was to feature a vote on acquiring property, after the board gave Superint ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Burdess honored as past president of ISPA

    AMES ­— Newton Police Department Lt. Rob Burdess was recognized for his service on the Iowa State Police Association Board of Directors at the 82nd An ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • DCI Offers Cyber Security Awareness Resources

    The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation recognizes October as Cyber Security Awareness Month.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Jasper County Republicans final rally

    The Jasper County Republicans will hold their last rally of the campaign season on Monday.The group ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Online hunter education course to be offered

    The Jasper County Conservation Board and the Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will offer a Hunter Education Online Field Day class fro ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Events

    • A Bake Sale will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Jasper County Courthouse in Newton. Proceeds go to support the Jasper County Elderly Nutrition progra ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Supervisors candidates express vision for Jasper County

    With two incumbents vying to keep their seat and a new face trying to make waves, the three candidates for the two open seats on the Jasper County Boa ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Caged flock

    MITCHELLVILLE — Beyond the 4.5 meter high chain-link perimeter fencing, and behind the concrete walls of the Iowa Correctional Institution in Mitchell ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Martha Speaks

    A Martha Speaks character visit to Newton on Tuesday was hosted by the Newton Public Library as part of IPTV’s “Ready to learn” program. Martha visite ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • ‘Homework Central’ created to keep Aurora Heights parents updated

    For the last several years, Aurora Heights Elementary School has always pushed its students and staff to embrace using more technology in the educatio ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Allan, Critchfield clash in quest for county recorder seat

    Marshall Critchfield has been touting himself as the fresh set of eyes needed for the Jasper County Recorder’s Office, and his opponent, current deput ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Ladies Night draws a crowd

    More than 30 area vendors drew a large crowd Thursday night for the annual Ladies Night Out event sponsored by the Newton Daily News and Woodstyles. H ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Beggar's night set for Thursday, safety urged

    Children will hit the streets for beggar’s night Thursday in Newton, but before they do, the city police department wants to ensure it’s a safe and su ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • School board to vote on property purchase Monday

    Update: The agenda item for the purchase of property has been removed, and the Newton Community School Board of Education won't vote on the item at Mo ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 7:31 pm
  • Local students earn CC scholarships

    Kandace Breckenridge, Carrie Cunningham, Brooke Porter, Elizabeth Stock, Chandler Sturtz, all from Newton, and Austin Rozendaal, of Sully, earned pres ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:53 am
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