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  • Greenhouse effect is a good thing at Newton High

    James Horn might get some interesting text alerts in the next few years — and we’re not talking about snow days or rained-out ball games.
    April 24, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • NHS Hall of Fame inductees announced

    Newton High School Activities Director Scott Garvis announced the school’s Hall of Fame 2015 induction class this week.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Cost saving purchases approved for Skiff

    In an effort to save costs and become more independently efficient, the Skiff Board of Trustees approved the purchase of $38,335 in plant operations e ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Newton native pens second novel

    Former Newton resident, Bob Brink wrote the novel “Murder in Palm Beach: The Homicide that Never Died.”
    April 24, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Club Notes

    Newton PEOThe four Newton PEO chapters met April 21 for their annual dinner together. The dinner mee ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • NCSD board to discuss reconfiguration start date

    When the Newton Community School District board voted on March 23 to reconfigure into an alignment that will include four K-4 campuses, the board deci ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • 13 BMS science students earn honors at ISU competition

    All 13 of the Berg Middle School science students who competed in an April 9 roller-coaster competition at Iowa State University in Ames came home wit ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Events

    • Second Annual Granny Basketball Extravaganza will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Berg Middle School in Newton. The Granny Mustangs, featuring all women a ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Enjoy at wildflower walk May 2

    Celebrate spring with a wildflower walk on from 9 to 10 a.m. May 2 at the Jasper County Nature Center Area.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Lottery CEO tells lawmakers that state law halted fraud

    DES MOINES — The head of the Iowa Lottery has reiterated to lawmakers that state law prevented the illegal payout of a multimillion-dollar Hot Lotto t ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • FBI captures disbarred Iowa lawyer long wanted for fraud charges

    IOWA CITY — A disbarred Iowa lawyer’s long run from the law is over.Authorities said Thursday that f ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Teen killed after driving through barricades into creek

    GUTHRIE CENTER — An Iowa teen was killed and his passenger escaped after their truck plowed through barricades blocking what had previously been a bri ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Trial set for teacher in student sex abuse case

    UNDERWOOD — A June trial has been scheduled for a western Iowa teacher accused of sexually abusing a former student. Forty-six-year-old Barret Glasnap ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • $18K worth of items stolen from golf course

    CHARLES CITY — Charles City police are investigating after $18,000 worth of items were stolen from a golf course.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Networking, connections focus of Newton library event

    Author Danny Beyer on NetworkingLearn about networking and make connections at 6:30 p.m. on April 30 ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:42 am
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    Reader Poll

    Did the Newton City Council make the right decision in allocating $1 million toward acquisitions and demolitions of commercial buildings on First Avenue and the interchange corridors?