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  • Lions Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper County Senior Center located at 702 E. Third St. S.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee meeting room for a program by John Billingsley on “Why names Newton and Jaspe ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Skiff board to meet Thursday

    The Skiff Medical Center Board of Trustees will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday in the board conference room at 204 N. Fourth Ave. E.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Adoption event Friday at Family Video

    Family Video will host an adoption event from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday featuring pets from the Jasper County Animal Rescue League.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Officials: Man died while boating on Lake Red Rock

    KNOXVILLE (AP) — Authorities say a 63-year-old man has died while boating at Lake Red Rock in southern Iowa.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • More than 800 participate in Summer Reading Program

    Summer Reading ProgramThis year, we had a total of 731 kids, 60 teens, and 61 adults register for Su ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Thomas graduates from

    Air Force Airman Jakob E. Thomas of Newton, son of Brenda J. and Mark E. Thomas, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lack ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Iowa Sculpture Festival needs vote to win grant

    The “Family Outing” sculpture just off of Highway 14 in Newton is one of the more than 90 pieces of public art on display in the city. The people behi ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:55 pm
  • A familiar face takes over Iowa History Journal

    Starting as a reporter and working his way to editor with some freelancing thrown in, Michael Swanger has been working for central Iowa newspapers and ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • New Woodrow principal teaching life lessons on first day

    While Tuesday was the first day of school for students in the Newton Community School District, it was also a day of many firsts for Todd Schuster.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Allen holds fundraiser

    Iowa Senate candidate Chaz Allen, D-Newton, held a campaign fundraiser Thursday at the American Legion Post 111 in Newton. Allen is seeking to replace ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Newton students execl on ACT test

    Newton Senior High School students again excelled on the ACT Test, the nation’s most common college admissions test. Newton’s graduating seniors in th ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Master of sports medicine

    Samantha Griffith recently graduated from graduate school at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs with a master’s degree in sports medicine. Sh ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • District to hold public hearing on greenhouse Monday

    Taxpayers will get their say during a public hearing at Monday’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting on whether or not the dis ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:32 am
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