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  • Multiple fire departments respond to machine shed fire

    Four fire departments were needed to knock down a fire southwest of Newton on Wednesday. Crews from ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • Dueling Pianos, Party! Party! to rock Newton Thursday night

    It is not every day one can see a group of 250 Jasper County residents holding hands and forming a giant circle and singing in Maytag Park. In fact, i ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Fore Seasons ups cash reward for burglary arrest

    A $350 reward is being offered for the positive identification of the person who broke into Fore Seasons Golf and stole money early Sunday morning.
    July 29, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Proposed downtown designs unveiled during open house

    Designs for the downtown area were on display at an open house Tuesday evening at the Newton City Hall. A presentation was also given by representativ ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Fancy Nancy

    The Fancy Nancy tea parties were recently hosted by the Newton Public Library. A total of 75 girls attended one of three parties. The party’s theme ca ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • 8th Annual Clothed in Love set for second week in August

    After months of collecting, the organizers of the 8th Annual Clothed in Love event are ready to invite the community to select clothes, backpacks and ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Immigrants and poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury

    DES MOINES — It’s midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay’s feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • The Way to host family fun night at Maytag Pool

    Newton Church of the Way is hosting a Family Fun Pool Party from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. Aug. 14 at Maytag Pool. Invite your family, neighbors and friends. ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts free pizza night Saturday

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free pizza supper at 6 p.m. Saturday. The free meal will be served in fellowship hall and all are invited ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Faith series coming to St. Stephen’s this fall

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a series of “Just Faith: A program that will change the way you look at The World” programs Wednesday evening ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Newton CRC to host guest speaker

    Newton Christian Reformed Church is hosting Creation Ministries International event with speaker Jonathan Sarfati. Sessions begin at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 16 ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • DAR take on Storybook Project

    The Jean Marie Cardinell Chapter NSDAR took on the Storybook Project for one of its projects for the 2014-2015 year.
    July 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Chamber to host welcome luncheon for new teachers

    The Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon to welcome the new school teachers and administrators to the Newton community from 11 ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Events

    • Culver’s Cruise Night will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Culver’s in Newton.• Alcoholics Anonymous ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:21 am
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