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  • NCSD seeks public input on naming admin center

    Public input is sought this week by the Newton Community School District Board of Education to help come up with two names.
    May 3, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Red Pride Service Day scheduled for Wednesday

    The annual Red Pride Service Day is scheduled for Wednesday throughout Newton.This annual event invo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Westwood irrigation project moving forward

    A $419,000 irrigation project is finally set to get underway at Westwood Golf Course. The Newton City Council approved the more than $39,000 increase ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Spring walleye netting season sets record

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ spring fish spawning season is over and Iowa’s two walleye hatcheries are filled to capacity as netting crew ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'Sideways Stories From Wayside School'

    The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents "Sideways Stories From Wayside School," May 6-22.Tickets ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • 57 percent of Iowa corn crop planted

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultur ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • REG further expands logistics, storage

    AMES — Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced Monday the Company’s Danville, Ill. operation now has more than 14 million gallons of tank capacity to s ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • NHS Senior awards ceremony set for Friday

    The Annual Senior Awards Assembly will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Center for Performance at Newton Senior High School. Dollars for Scholars awa ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Chapter HS of P.E.O. will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dianne Ruggle’s home, 110 Waterbury Road in Newton for a program on celebrating Freedom of E ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Children contribute to commuinty through art

    The Centre for Arts and Artists (CAA) is looking for fifth through sixth graders to create clay tile pieces to display on the building of a local busi ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • ‘Book of Mormon’ starts next chapter of national tour in Des Moines

    One of Broadway’s most popular touring shows is returning to the Des Moines Civic Center today for an eight-show engagement.
    May 3, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Former officer gets suspended sentence in sex case

    DUBUQUE — A former Dubuque police officer who had sex with a 14-year-old he met online has been given a suspended prison sentence of 10 years. Kyle Cr ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Bald eagles find home in refuge around northeast Iowa

    LANSING (AP) — An area in northeast Iowa has become a home for bald eagles as numbers of the predatory bird continue to grow around Lansing.
    May 3, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Study calls Dubuque County vulnerable for another rail spill

    DUBUQUE (AP) — A recent Iowa rail safety study says Dubuque County remains vulnerable to crude oil or biofuels spills more than a year after several r ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Grassley to make Newton stop as part of wind energy tour

    U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley is scheduled to make a stop in Newton on Wednesday morning. Grassley is sc ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:10 pm