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  • Newton Rotary to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Pay transportation registration begins today

    Newton Community School District pay transportation registration will begin today and last until Friday, Aug. 1. 
    July 21, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Childrens Day today at the Jasper County Fair

    Today is Children’s Day at the Jasper County Fair. Children events include Kids Corner Reading with ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • City Parks offer summer camp for kids in three locations

    The City of Newton Parks and Grounds will host a Summer Parks Camp from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, to Wednesday, July 30. 
    July 21, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Street closed this week for water main installation

    The south portion of the 100 block of East 12th Street North will be closed to traffic today through Friday for construction of a new water main pipe ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee meeting room. The program w ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Dangerous heat expected in Nebraska and Iowa

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some of the most intense heat of the summer so far is expected in Nebraska and Iowa, so forecasters are urging people to take preca ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Food donations accepted at county fair

    Food donations are being accepted in the Vendor Building at the Jasper County Fair in Colfax through July 24. Donations received will be distributed t ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • JCCB to host 3-D archery shoot

    The Jasper County Conservation Board will host a 3-D Archery Fun Shoot on Saturday, Aug. 16, on the east side of the Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve.  
    July 22, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Student loan 'rescue' companies are no lifeline

    As the number of student loans and their amounts continue to rise, so does the number of borrowers looking to lower monthly payments, reduce interest ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Iowa’s unemployment rate holds steady at 4.4 percent

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent in June.  The state’s jobless rate stood at 4.8 percent one year ago ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Like mother, like daughter

    Men often talk about wanting to  follow in their father’s footsteps, but this practice isn’t just restricted to one gender. Kelani Schumann, 24, is fo ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Art showing at Uncle Nancy’s

    From now through Aug. 8, stop in at Uncle Nancy’s Coffeehouse & Eatery to see art display by Marilyn Terlouw. “I like to use materials that I already ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Exhibition on display at NSNWR

    “From the Tallgrass” will be showing at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge through Aug. 21.Natu ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • "A Hometown Ridiculous Day!" planned for the last Saturday in July on the square

    Come early for the food and shopping and stay for the car show at the Newton Chamber of Commerce’s “A Hometown Ridiculous Day!”
    July 21, 2014 - 11:28 am
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