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Newton Daily News
PO Box 967
200 First Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-3121
Fax (641) 791-7104

Office hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Circulation 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

About the Newton Daily News
The Newton Daily News is a daily newspaper (Monday through Friday) which serves Jasper County and the surrounding regions of central Iowa. The Newton Daily News was established in 1902 and is part of Shaw Media, Dixon IL

Founded: 1902

Newton Daily News: 5-day, daily; M-F, evening (4,200)
Jasper County Advertiser: W (15,300)
Sunrise Edition: M-F, a.m. (425)

To become and remain the vehicle that provides news and advertising in a timely, customer-friendly relevant manner to the readers and advertisers of Jasper County as well as to provide excellent quality commercial printing to central Iowa.

Special Features:
Extensive, local area sports coverage; in-depth coverage of all local events; numerous special interest sections.

The Newton Daily News has been regularly honored by both the Iowa Newspaper Association as well as the Midwest Free Community Papers Group for breaking news, local coverage of news and sports, color, photography, advertising and innovative sections.


Newton is a central Iowa community on I-80, US Hwy 6 and IA Hwy 14, 26 miles east of I-35. Newton, the county seat of Jasper County, is located 31 miles from Des Moines, the state capital.

Newton and the surrounding communities in Jasper County.

Things To Do:
Area attractions include the Iowa Speedway, Jasper County Historical Museum, an 18-hole municipal golf course, a public swimming pool, Iowa Sculpture Festival, Arts and Artists Centre and 12 city parks. Newton is also within a half hour of many major attractions including Pella Tulip Time, a wildlife preserve, sprint car racing, casinos, horse races, amusement parks, Iowa Cubs baseball games, three local wineries and Iowa's largest man-made lake situated on 19,000 acres.

15,196 in Newton; 36,815 in Jasper County

Median Home Price:

Publisher/Advertising - Dan Goetz ....................
Editor - Abigail Pelzer ....................
Associate Editor - Pam Rodgers ....................
Circulation Director - Kelly Vest ....................
Business Manager - Brenda Lamb ....................