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  • Bison Day on Sept. 27 at Neal Smith NWR

    The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate its annual Bison Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Lifelong learner Altman takes the reins at Skiff

    After several weeks on the job as Skiff Medical Center’s new CEO, Brett Altman said he is ready for the challenge of running an evolving hospital.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • School board to hear updated parent survey involving neighborhood schools

    Monday’s meeting of the Newton Community School District Board of Education will reveal the updated results of a K-6 parent survey that could play a s ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Board game night, iPad class coming up at library

    Search for Library Items with FacebookYou can now access the Newton Public Library’s catalog from Fa ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Local podiatrist closes doors after losing license

    A Newton podiatrist had his license suspended amid allegations that he was receiving pain medication from his patients. 
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • 'Fill the Boot' Saturday

    The Newton Fire Department will be accepting donations during its “Fill the Boot” campaign from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of West ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Hunter Mansion hosts tea and luncheon Saturday

    Celebrate National Grandparents Day with tea and scones or lunch at Grandma and Me Tea beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hunter Mansion, 223 W. ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Local vets invited to regional VA meeting

    Jasper County Veterans Affairs Director Chris Chartier is encouraging local veterans to attend the upcoming Des Moines VA Regional Office Town Hall Me ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Newton Village celebrates National Assisted Living Week with 'The Magic of Music'

    In observance of National Assisted Living Week, Sept. 7 to 13, Newton Village will sponsor a series of events developed as a special opportunity to br ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Goodwill Career Connection Center now open in Newton

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen has seen his city go through a lot of things, both good and bad, in the last decade but he was more than happy to share in so ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • GM donates vehicles to DMACC

    General Motors has donated a 2015 Yukon XL to the Des Moines Area Community College GM Automotive Service Education Program so the students can learn ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:12 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. 4, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Stolen vehicle abandoned in South Skunk River

    A vehicle reported stolen in Newton Monday was found submerged in the South Skunk River Wednesday morning by a person collecting water samples under a ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Skiff honors recipient of DAISY nursing award

    Katy Stonehocker, registered nurse at Skiff Medical Center, was recognized as an “unsung hero” during the organization’s third 2014 DAISY award ceremo ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Nothin’ New in Newton vendor fair coming Saturday

    Nothin’ New in Newton, a brand new event, is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Hawkeye Stages parking lot east of Hy-Vee. The event, which is ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:45 am
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