Mahaska Communication Group, based in Oskaloosa, announced on Aug. 20 that broadband internet service with speeds up to two gigabits per second will soon be available to Newton residents and businesses. MCG’s residential and business customers will also be eligible for television and telephone services. Construction on the underground network will start in phases in […]

Iowa wind blade manufacturer TPI Composites, based in Newton, will have to pay more than $150,000 in fines after Iowa’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration identified multiple safety hazards, including fire hazards, airborne contaminants and faulty record keeping, the Des Moines Register reports. The five-month investigation determined TPI failed to provide appropriate personal protective equipment […]