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  • A well-run government priority for city

    In order to properly manage the first three purposes in the proposed action plan the city will continue working to lead with effective, efficient gove ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Club helps raise homeless awareness

    An event that took place this fall allowed a Newton High School civic organization to contribute to a cause that doesn’t get much attention in rural I ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • State Board of Education begins process of adopting new science assessment

    Members of the State Board of Education today Nov. 16 to start the formal process of adopting a new state science assessment as recommended by an Iowa ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • 'Join the Movement' donation

    Representatives from Kinetic Edge presented a check to the Friends of Newton Parks. The donation was made as part of the “Join the Movement” program. ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Nonprofit sues owner of former riverboat casino

    SIOUX CITY — A Sioux City nonprofit is suing the owner of the former Argosy Sioux City riverboat casino for unpaid revenue. Community Action Agency of ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Man found with 500K child porn images gets prison time

    WATERLOO — An Iowa man who was found with roughly 500,000 child pornography images has been sentenced to prison. Forrest Lynn Rindels, 60, of Waterloo ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Gas line leak forces business to evacuate

    IOWA CITY— Several Iowa City businesses were forced to evacuate after a construction crew struck a gas line.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Bad dog? Family suspects Sammy of starting house fire

    LU VERNE — A north Iowa family suspects their dog, Sammy, of starting a fire that destroyed their kitchen.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • ‘Beautiful – The Carole King Musical’ brings message of empowerment

    Turn on the radio to any oldies station and odds are a Carole King song may be coming through the speakers. King wrote some of the most popular songs ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Transamerica cutting 120 jobs in Cedar Rapids

    CEDAR RAPIDS — An insurance company says it will lay off about 120 people at its Cedar Rapids office. Transamerica announced Thursday it would cut the ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • City Council to talk animal control

    The Newton City City Council will look to further address animal control at its meeting on Monday. This time around the council ordinance will look in ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Newton library to support JCARL, offers special programs

    JCARL Donation DriveThe Newton Public Library is collecting supplies for the Jasper County Animal Re ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Truck smashes into Iowa Walmart store killing 3 people

    PELLA (AP) — A pickup truck smashed through the front doors of an Iowa Walmart store on Thursday, killing three people and scattering merchandise on t ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Bond, planning moving forward for Berg rebuild

    The sale of $10 million in bonds at Monday’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting was one of the most visible recent developmen ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Economic development major focus for city

    A major focus of the city in recent years has been economic development and growing the housing market, and efforts in those areas are continuing into ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:54 am