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Monarchs take down Newton in extra innings

By Brad HallierBlake Bradford singled home Drew Bugner with one out in the bottom of the 12th inning, the winning run in the Monarchs' 4-3 win Wednesday at Hobart-Detter Field against the Newton Rebels.Bugner opened the inning by reaching on an error. He moved... Read More.

Newton City Crews to Begin Limb Pickup

By the City of Newton NEWTON, Kan. — Public Works crews will begin collecting limbs downed in Sunday night's storm at 7 a.m. Wednesday, May 22.They will start in Street Maintenance Area 1,... Read More.

McPherson Girls Swimming Wins Newton Invitational

NEWTON, Kan. - The McPherson High School Girls Swimming team won the Newton Invitational against 7 other local schools by nearly 80 points, including winning multiple individual and relay events.The Bullpups won a total of 6 events, including the 200 Freestyle, 200 Medley, and 400... Read More.

Salthawks Derail Newton in Lopsided Win

By Brad Hallier HUTCHINSON, Kan. - A week after suffering one of their most puzzling losses this century, the Hutchinson High football team came back Friday more than perturbed.A group of angry Salthawks scored early and often and blasted Newton 50-7 on Friday at Gowans... Read More.

Newton Approves Next Steps for 71-Home Addition

Rundown by the City of Newton Public Information Office (this does not represent official Commission minutes) NEWTON, Kan. — The Newton City Commission Meeting began at 7 p.m. on July 25, 2023, and the City Commission first set a public hearing for Sept.... Read More.

Newton City Manager Submits Resignation

NEWTON, Kan. – Newton City Manager Kelly McElroy has announced she will leave her position in October after seven years of service to the Newton community.McElroy has been city manager since January 2020. She joined the Newton staff in October 2016, first as community... Read More.

Newton to host 2024 U.S. Adaptive Open

NEWTON, Kan. –  At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Newton City Commission approved an agreement with USGA to host the 2024 U.S. Adaptive Open at Sand Creek Station Golf Course.KemperSports regional manager Chris Tuohey, who serves as Sand Creek Station’s general manager, said hosting the... Read More.

5-run Fifth, Lifts BatCats to 5-2 Win Over Newton

By: Grant Barrett, Ad Astra Radio  GREAT BEND, Kan. - In a pitcher’s duel through five and a half innings, the BatCats were able to claim all five runs in the fifth, to defeat the Newton Sluggin’ Rebels 5-2.It was a... Read More.

IdeaTek Expanding Gigabit Fiber to Newton

NEWTON, Kan. – Internet Freedom is coming to Newton.IdeaTek is expanding its popular ultra-fast fiber internet to Newton residents and businesses. This expansion will give thousands of households and businesses access to gigabit speeds at affordable prices.